Esports league ESL and digital festival DreamHack have secured a deal with 13 top pro-games organisations.
As announced by Modern Times Group (MTG), the squads will appear in both DreamHack and ESL tournaments, with all partnered teams receiving a share of the revenue from ESL Pro Tour competitions.
This new agreement also allows the teams to have a say in how the ESL Pro League is run.
The teams include Astralis, Complexity, Evil Geniuses, ENCE, FaZe Clan, Fnatic, G2 Esports, Mousesports, Natus Vincere, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Team Liquid, Team Vitality and 100 Thieves.
Over the last four years, the teams combined have won two Intel Grand Slams and 28 Dreamhack and ESL events.
“We are pleased to see this agreement which further establishes the ESL Pro Tour as the leading esports circuit format globally. This serves as yet another example of ESL’s and DreamHack’s shared ambition to build and commercially professionalize the global business of esports,” said Modern Times Group president and CEO Jørgen Madsen Lindemann.
In January 2020, MTG - the parent company of ESL and DreamHack - signed a three-year esports deal with Blizzard.