Spanish soccer club FC Barcelona has created a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese transnational conglomerate Tencent.FC Barsilona have played in Psyonix’s Rocket League and Konami’s eFootball PES, 2 soccer titles.
Earlier this year , rumers are spreading that soccer club wants to enter in Chinese League of Legends. Tencent is major stake holders in many esports companies, it owns 100% share of Riot Games devloper of League of Legends,84.3%stake of Supercell who devoloped Clash Royale,it owns 40% shares of Epic games devloper of most popular battle royale game Fortnite.
According to a unleash, FC Barcelona can “engage in deep communication” with Tencent concerning its efforts in esports. This includes “esports competitions, esports education and trade exchange within the future with a read to exploring the numerous prospects of collaboration between sports and esports.”
This partnership can produce esports and business academic information exchanges so every will learn and grow from the expertise. urban center has been wanting to expand its esports footprint, and whereas that’s necessary, the football club has created it clear that it doesn’t need to be concerned in games that feature realistic violence.
While esports are an oversized a part of Barcelona’s digital footprint, the organization is additionally wanting to diversify its engagement and revenue streams by investment quite €300M ($354M USD) over a five-year amount into a digital strategy, in step with Palco23. This strategy includes the launch of Barca TV, a replacement video platform which will show premium content encompassing each its sports and esports groups.
Details for this agreement ar foggy on the far side the dialogue that has been opened thus it’s onerous to evaluate it thus far. However, with reports of Barca’s intent to enter League of Legends and Tencent’s possession of Riot Games – it’s not impossible that the soccer club’s arrange may get fruition