OverActive Media Announces Elimination of Outstanding Entry Fees for the Overwatch League
October 19, 2023
October 19, 2023 (TORONTO, ONTARIO) – Building on the announcement made June 5, 2023, OverActive Media (TSXV: OAM) (OTCQB: OAMCF) (“OverActive” or the “Company”), is pleased to confirm all outstanding Overwatch League entry fees, valued at $8.2 million (USD 6 million), have been waived. The reversal of these fees will be reflected in the Company’s fourth quarter 2023 financial results. Unless otherwise specified, all amounts are in Canadian dollars ($).
The agreement with the Overwatch League that led to the waiver of the entry fees marked a significant milestone in OverActive Media’s collaboration with the Overwatch League. In addition to the waiver of the entry fees, the agreement also included a sponsorship deal between the Toronto Defiant and the Overwatch League.
The Company has demonstrated its commitment and belief in Overwatch since joining the League. OverActive’s enthusiasm for esports continues, and it is confident in future opportunities with Activision Blizzard. OverActive remains an industry leader, with team franchises in the Overwatch League, the Call of Duty League, and the League of Legends European Championship.
For additional details regarding the original agreement with the Overwatch League, please refer to the press release available here.
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