Yahoo!, a company that used to be a well-known household name throughout Northern America & Europe is continuing to try to gain their foothold back. This time their doing in with the thoughts of purchasing Major League Gaming, a sport that is becoming more popular throughout gamers and gamblers alike. This could prove to be a vastly profitable move in Yahoo’s favour.
eSports have proven to become more and more popular with every few years. Large broadcasters such as Twitch and even ESPN have broadcasted their various tournaments. This in return has created a boast in the video game industry and thus by back into eSports. Yahoo potentially purchasing this rising sport could in return mean the rise of this once popular search engine. It’d also mean them entering a new market that is constantly expanding.
This information came from a reliable source out of Breitbart News. Apparently ninety five percent of the talks for Yahoo purchasing major league gaming are complete. Apparently if Yahoo is able to purchase this incredible sporting league than one of their first moves will be to make tournaments for CS:GO. The source also claims that this deal will be wrapped up and completed before the beginning of 2016.
This’ll cause for a massive change in the video game industry and it’ll make for Yahoo having themselves a new name. This could even lead to Yahoo distributing games, creating games or housing development studios in the upcoming years. What was once a search engine company seems to becoming a potential power house in the video game industry.