ESPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW | TELECOM BRANDS, NBA IN CHINA, HEAD OF PSG ESPORTS PODCAST
TNL Take: Another big week in eSports with much more announcements expected as E3 begins next week and EA Play starting this weekend.
The biggest "news" this week was a comment made by NBA China CEO David Shoemaker about the huge eSports potential in the country. That comment was later said to be misquoted with NBA2K ELEAGUE Managing Director Brendan Donohue saying
"We remain solely focused on the 2018 launch of our previously announced NBA 2K esports league"
Here's how I ended my thoughts on the potential:
One of favorite quotes: "There's He said, what She said and the actual truth"
Regardless, there is no way the NBA doesn't consider China and eSports in the next few years.
Here's what else happened:
Telecom Brands Dial Into eSports
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