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Three major deals last month have shown the esports market is maturing quickly, with rights-holders focusing on exclusivity and rights fees over universal reach and exposure for sponsors.

Twitch’s deal with game developer Activision Blizzard last month is the latest indication the live-streaming platform and its rivals are now seeking esports rights on an exclusive basis.

Chinese video sharing and online-gaming website Bilibili has sealed a three-year deal for exclusive broadcast rights to Riot Games' annual League of Legends World Championship, its winning bid of ¥800m …

Sony Pictures Networks has acquired media rights in the Indian subcontinent for the country's new X1 Racing League motorsports series, and its sister esports competition X1 Racing eSports

Norwegian free-to-air broadcaster TV2 has acquired the rights to broadcast the latter stages of a number of events in Norway’s national esports league.

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has expanded its partnership with esports organisations DreamHack and ESL by acquiring the rights in Denmark to the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament circuit…