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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.

USA

Fox Sports has acquired media rights in the US to the finals of various EA Sports Fifa 19 Global Series events, including the season-ending Fifa eWorld Cup 2019, while social broadcasting platform Caffeine…

Polish public-service broadcaster TVP Sport has signed a fresh rights agreement with esports organisation ESL

NBA 2K League games will be simulcast on YouTube for the rest of the 2019 season, under a deal announced yesterday [Tuesday]

Media company Modern Times Group has appointed Thomas Schmidt as chief commercial officer of its eSport subsidiary, ESL