More eSports Viewing on Big Screen

CBC News reports that “The operator of Canada’s largest chain of movie theatres is moving further into the world of competitive electronic gaming, announcing some $15 million US in investments on Thursday that will see so-called eSports competitions playing out on Cineplex stages across the country.”

“Cineplex Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CGX) will pay $10 million US to acquire the assets of WorldGaming, which has a platform used for tournaments and leagues for the competitive gaming community.”

“It will also invest a further $5 million US to created a new competitive gaming league that will operate and oversee future tournaments at Cineplex theatres across the country, with the first competitions beginning in October.”

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