Google, Activision Blizzard sign gaming partnership

Saturday, 25. January 2020 00:16

Google's Youtube and Activision Blizzard will be working together on infrastructure and broadcasting, the companies announced.

Activision will be using Google Cloud for game hosting while Youtube will become the exclusive partner for esports streaming worldwide, except in China. Featured games in the broadcasts will be, among others, Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, Hearthstone Esports.

Head of gaming at YouTube, Ryan Wyatt, said: "With more than 200 million gamers a day watching more than 50 billion hours of gaming content per year, YouTube provides gamers and their passionate fans with the most popular video gaming platform in the world."

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