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Session Name: Esports Day: Crossing Over: Traditional Sports Come to Esports
Speaker(s): Ryan Garfat
Company Name(s): ESPN Esports
Track / Format: Business & Marketing

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Overview: This session will present an overview of the traditional sports world coming into the esports scene with big money investments, specifically in regard to 'Overwatch' League and 'League of Legends'. Senior Writer, Darin J. Kwilinski, will discuss the timeline that got the industry to this point, the names involved, the teams, how involved these traditional outlets are in the scene, is/was it needed, and what it means for esports.

GDC 2018

Ryan Garfat

ESPN Esports

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Business & Marketing

Business & Marketing