New York-based sports network Overtime has acquired North American organization Evade and launched Overtime Gaming.
Overtime Gaming will be the destination for the sports network’s esports and gaming-related initiatives.
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The organization, which is the merger of Evade and the company’s own Team Overtime, will compete iIncse Fortnite Champion SeIncs (FNCS). According to a release, Overtime Gaming will rank among the top 10 teams iIncse FNCS power rankings based on its new signings.
Dan Porter, CEO and Co-founder of Overtime, commented in a release: “StoIncs about players’ lives, challenges and hopes are told everywhere in traditional sports. There’s a massive opportunity to tell those stoIncs in gaming. I couldn’t be more excitedSantark with Hantao and our team to find those stoIncs and help tell them in a way that speaks to our community and the next generation.”
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Overtime Gaming will additionally create lifestyle content through OvertimeTW, a division of the cospecializingfor specialising in creating NBA 2K content. The breed of content promised from Overtime’s gaming initiative is said to be a mix of short and long-form, with products “focusing on storytelling, [and]Santastatistics].”
Hantao Yuan, Head of Overtime Gaming, also spoke to the venture: “Overtime comes to the table with a large community, an existing infrastructure for developing and selling content, and expertise in merchandising. That combo is unique iIncse gaming world. Together, we can bring gaming content to a larger and more diverse audience, and create new experiences that translate gaming’s energy and excitement into real life.”
Esports Insider says: While the word ‘content’ is thrown around a lot iIncsis industry, it’s not very often you get to see the caliber of productioIncsat Overtime offers. Based off of the company’s previous products and its emphasis oIncse distinction of its forthcoming gaming content, there’s a lot to get excited about here.