US Air Force joins 'Call of Duty' sponsors for 2020 season

It's part of a one-year agreement

The U.S. Air Force has joined the growing list of sponsors for Call of Duty League, the esports league of the video game franchise.

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As part of a one-year agreement, the Air Force will activate on-site at league weekend events and be featured in league broadcasts. It will offer fans an opportunity to experience flight simulators and will also be a pregame feature sponsor.

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The league's other sponsors include Mountain Dew's Amp Game Fuel, PlayStation, Astro Gaming and SCUF Gaming.

“This coming weekend in Minneapolis we kick off the next chapter of Call of Duty esports, and we couldn’t be prouder to have these incredible brands as partners for the inaugural Call of Duty League season,” said Brandon Snow, Activision Blizzard Esports League chief revenue officer.

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The Call of Duty League follows a home-vs-away format with 5-vs-5 professional match play, with 12 teams in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Florida, London, Los Angeles (2), Minnesota, New York, Paris, Seattle, and Toronto.

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Throughout the season, each team will host “Home Series” weekends in their market, with multiple pro teams competing at each event.