Activision's (ATVI) Blizzard unit acquires the assets of IGN Pro League, a business dedicated to...

|About: Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)|By:, SA News Editor

Activision's (ATVI) Blizzard unit acquires the assets of IGN Pro League, a business dedicated to promoting covering competitive gaming (eSports), from IGN (JCOM). Blizzard says part of the IGN Pro League team will form a new Blizzard group focused on producing "high-quality web and mobile content in support of Blizzard games." The purchase could help Blizzard further promote its Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo franchises via competitive events.