Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks Co., Ltd. and SK Telecom CS T1 Co., Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in “the esports enterprise” by way of South Korean esports group T1 and Japanese esports group Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks Gaming. The story was first reported by Yuki Matsumoto.
Monetary phrases of the deal weren’t disclosed.
In line with a launch, the organizations will work collectively to implement a participant growth and League of Legends coaching program. They will even work collectively to enhance “model worth” via joint advertising and marketing efforts and joint enterprise methods. The deal might lengthen past League of Legends, although each firms are nonetheless in discussions in regards to the depth and breadth of this new alliance.
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks Gaming is the esports division of Japanese skilled baseball staff Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, which performs within the Nippon Skilled Baseball Pacific League. Its gaming division competes within the League of Legends Japan League. T1 competes within the League of Legends Korea Championship.