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Twitch Buys Exclusive Overwatch League Streaming Right

From IGN - January 10, 2018
By Joe Skrebels

Twitch has secured the exclusive rights to livestream the Overwatch League's first two seasons for a reported $90 million.

In a press release, Overwatch League described the deal as "historic", saying that it ensured "that every match of the worlds first major global city-based esportsleaguewill be readily available to fans across the globe".

Excepting in China, Twitch will be the exclusive streaming partner of the League, presenting every match in English, Korean and French.Viewers will also be able to earn rewards for watching, including in-game items.

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