ASTRO Gaming and official Headset sponsor as well as US Army end sponsorship as a result of the the ongoing lawsuit against Activision Blizzard.
And another one (Imagine DJ Khalid voice). Activision Blizzard has lost another long term sponsor in the US Army and ASTRO gaming as it struggles to stay afloat amidst the massive harassment lawsuit that was filed on behalf of the state of California.
Anyone watching with a keen eye will have noticed that both the Astro Gaming logo and the US Army logo have vanished from the Call of Duty league site. While there have been numerous brands to jump off the sinking ship that Activision Blizzard built, and it is barely holding on with just 4 sponsors left.
Astro Gaming was not only a long time sponsor but they were also the official headset sponsor for both Call of Duty league and Call of Duty Challengers. \
They had partnered with the CDL to sell custom-designed Call of Duty League headsets on their website, and since the sponsorship has been pulled, this collection has been deleted from the site.
Astro Gaming Pulls out just before League Championship Event.
The Call of Duty League Championship is due to take place August 19-22nd at the Glen Center in Los Angeles. What will be notably missing, despite the Activisions Announcement, will be Sponsors Astro gaming. This sponsorship loss hit particularly hard as they have been loyal sponsors since the early days of Call of Duty competitive play.
At this time Activision Blizzard has declined comment.
Overwatch League also having mass sponsorship exodus.
In the last 14 days, the Overwatch League has lost 5 of their main sponsors, including: Coca Cola, State Farm, IBM, and Kellogs, along with others.
Activision Blizzard is dealing with the California Sexual Harassment lawsuit by making lame duck statements and now we are seeing key players submitting resignations. Blizzard President J. Allen Brack was the first to resign. The company has since faced immense pressure from employees to change many of their practices, as well as change the law firm that is handling the investigation into the allegations and remove the attribution clauses. So far, these demands have fallen on deaf ears with the management.