Oxygen Esports to Head Call of Duty League’s Boston Franchise

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Oxygen Esports to Head Call of Duty League’s Boston Franchise

The newest Call of Duty League franchise will run out of Boston, headed by Oxygen Esports.

Oxygen Esports and Boston Uprising have combined to create an esports powerhouse in New England; while also taking on the 12th franchise spot in the Call of Duty League. “I’m excited to welcome our newest team, Boston, to our 2022 season line-up”. Said Brandon Snow, Head of Activision Blizzard Esports. “Oxygen Esports and Kraft Sports and Entertainment represent some of the very best organizations in all of esports, sports and entertainment. Boston is no stranger to championship titles, and we fully expect them to build a winner in Boston as we open our third season in Call of Duty League”

Oxygen Esports have also just completed a $20 Million capital raise; which brings in the support of multiple sports professionals with ties to Boston. Notable investors include Danny Ainge, who brought three NBA championships to Boston as a Celtics player. And General Manager, as well as four-time NFL Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski and his brothers.

“The Kraft family could not be more excited to broaden their exposure to esports.” said Kraft family spokesperson Stacey James. “By combining the Boston Uprising with Oxygen Esports, and the announcement of a Boston Call of Duty League franchise, New England will be a powerful player in competitive gaming. With Oxygen functioning as the operator and their multitude of new titles and leagues, they are shaping the future of esports for all New England gaming fans.”

The Call of Duty League is now set for the 2022 season; with 12 teams ready to battle at the highest level in console esports.

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Charlie Cater
Charlie "MiniTates" Cater has been an esports writer since May 2020, specialising in Call of Duty. He is also a University Student studying esports.