OverActive Media, the parent company of Toronto Defiant, Toronto Ultra, and MAD Lions, has announced plans to build a 7,000-seat esports and entertainment venue at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Canada.
The venue, projected to be completed in 2025, is set to include a ‘theatre-style entertainment venue and hotel complex’, whilst also becoming the new ‘home’ of the company’s Call of Duty League and Overwatch League franchises.
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When completed, the facility plans to host 200+ events a year, with the majority being from the entertainment and music sector. The venue is expected to cost around $500m (~£355. 65m).
According to the release, the facility propels OverActive Media’s vision to make Toronto and Canada ‘a destination of choice’ for the global esports and gaming industry.
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