Following the early success of theOverwatchLeague, Activision is planning to launch a similar, city-based professional league forCall of Dutyas well, and today the publisher announced the league’s first teams. The company says that it has already sold franchises to owners in Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Paris, and Toronto.
It’s not clear yet when the new league is expected to launch. Currently, Activision operates theCall of DutyWorld League, which launched in 2015 and is about to kick off a tournament in London. In March, ESPN reported that franchise slots for the new league were going for $25 million each.