WATCH | The city of Los Angeles will have a new esports team to call their own: the Hollywood Hammers.
Gaming organization Hammers Esports partnered with the iconic TCL Chinese Theater to form a new organization. Hollywood Esports will run and oversee all esports events in the theatre, as well as manage the team.
The Hammers have several rosters spread among multiple games, including Overwatch, Clash Royale and Vainglory.
The Chinese Theatre will be the team's home arena. It will be prepped to host full-scale esports events both for the team and for other purposes. Several tournaments are expected to be hosted for local teams and players to compete in.
They hope to engage a wide audience and create a local fanbase seen in other sports.
WATCH | While the growth of esports trends upwards, more cities are adopting gaming on a large-scale, like Washington DC.