theScore esports Daily (March 13): Call of Duty franchised league spots reportedly priced at $25 million, Zirene leaves Riot

by Devin Jones Mar 13 2019
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theScore esports Daily is a once-a-day briefing covering the top news stories from around the world of esports.

Call of Duty franchise spots reportedly being shopped at $25 million

According to a report from ESPN's Jacob Wolf, Activision Blizzard is introducing Call of Duty franchise spots beginning as early as 2020, with a reported price tag of $25 million.

According to the report "Overwatch League team owners have the first right of negotiation for their respective home market," if interested.

Activision Blizzard has asked that prospective buyers indicate interest within the next 14 days, according to Wolf's report.

Zirene parts ways with Riot

Long-time LoL analyst and color commentator Aidan "Zirene" Moon, announced via Twitter that March 7 was his last day at Riot Games.

Zirene officially joined the LCS broadcast in 2015, casting some of the most important moments in League esports history.

While Zirene will be returning to streaming and content creation, his next move in regards to casting is still unknown.

Report: ENCE and suNny in talks as Cloud9 conversation ends

The alleged discussion between mousesports and Cloud9 over the transfer of Miikka "suNny" Kemppi, originally reported by HLTV 's Luis "MIRAA" Mira, have reportedly been nixed according to Dexerto's Jarek "DeKay" Lewis.

Instead, according to DeKay, discussions surrounding suNny have begun with ENCE, a team suNny played with throughout 2016.

However,ENCE CEO Mika Kuusisto took to Twitter Wednesday afternoon to refute any and all claims that the organization is interested in acquiring suNny.

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