The age of collegiate eSports is upon us
Pac-12 announces their networks, responsible for 850 live events and more than 500 hours of original programming, will begin to hold eSports competitions.
The Pac-12 is a massive collegiate organization responsible for winning more NCAA National Team Championships than any other organization in college sports history. Today, they have announced amongst a series of other decisions that they approve their networks to begin holding eSports competitions:
eSports has seen explosive growth over the past year, but this might be the biggest step yet towards a future where the influence and growth of eSports reaches mainstream levels. Collegiate events like Heroes of the Dorm have already paved the way for the major networks to embrace eSports programming, and with the advent of Coke eSports, Yahoo eSports, and more household names associating themselves with gaming, 2016 looks bright.
You can read the official announcement here.