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Is Yahoo acquiring Esports Companies
Tuesday October 20,2015 : YAHOO ON THE ESPORTS ACQUISITION TRAIL?
Rumoured to be on the verge of announcing purchase of Major League Gaming.
According to conservative news and opinion network Breitbart News, Yahoo! is rumoured to be in acquisition talks with New York-based professional eSports organisation Major League Gaming (MLG) as it looks for a piece of the eSports pie.
“The talks are quite advanced and are about 95% complete,” a confidential source close to to MLG told Breitbart. “MLG have already been making plans for the future, especially in regards to CS:GO. The deal should be wrapped up before 2016.”
Founded in 2002, Major League Gaming became the first video game console gaming league to be televised in the United States in 2006.