The NFL’s Steelers have invested in the locally-based Pittsburgh Knights.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed at time of publication.
The investment follows a model set by organizations like the NBA’s 76ers and Heat.
The NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers have invested in locally-based esports team organization, the Pittsburgh Knights. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.
The Knights, who were founded in 2017, compete in Call of Duty , Fortnite , Super Smash Bros. , PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds , and Hearthstone . Despite keeping an emphasis on geolocation, the organization’s European-laden PUBG roster was recently added to the PUBG Europe League that begins competition in 2019. The Knight’s current sponsors include Totino’s, Twitch, and apparel company Arma Centrum…