Blizzard Buys IGN’s Pro League Assets and Technology

IGN Pro League assets and technology have been bought by Blizzard.

Several of the current staff will join Blizzard’s eSports team, while others will get to be part of a new Blizzard team in San Francisco that will focus on “creating high-quality web and mobile content in support of Blizzard games.”

Blizzard’s Itzik Ben-Bassat said, “This new team will help us to further develop the rich media experiences that extend the fun and engagement of our games online. This is a team of passionate gamers with a proven track record, and we’re looking forward to now leveraging their expertise and technology to support a variety of online efforts.”

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