Big East Conference har kunngjort på hjemmesiden sin at de har slått seg sammen med ESL for den første Big East Esports-sesongen, og spillet det går i er ingen ringere enn Rocket League.
"ESL and the Big East are working together with the universities and students to weave esports into the fabric of campus life through competition, research and curriculum," sa Craig Levine, Global Chief Strategy Officer hos ESL. "We anticipate that Big East Esports will help lay the structural foundation for the future of player and fan ecosystems in the U.S."
"We are very excited to partner again with ESL to build our platform in this rapidly evolving sector," la Vince Nicastro, COO for Big East Conference, til. "We believe that competitive esports in the collegiate setting have considerable growth potential, and our inaugural competition will allow us to connect with a growing number of students that are actively engaged in esports on our campuses."