Brussels-based organisation ISFE, which represents Europe’s video game industry, has partnered with major figures from the European esports scene to launch ISFE Esports.
This new group has brought together key stakeholders to launch the new esports-focused branch.
We are proud to launch #ISFEEsports, which will strive to grow the potential of esports in Europe, to boost the flow of talent into the sector, and to promote a fair, inclusive and diverse esports culture
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— ISFE (@ISFE_Games) September 2, 2019
Principal members of ISFE Esports include Activision Blizzard, Ubisoft, EA, Supercell, Twitch, Riot Games, Epic Games, ESL, and Ukie.
Olaf Coenen, Chairman of ISFE and Co-Chairman of ISFE Esports commented: “With video games publishers, their games and their players at the very heart of esports, they are best placed to lead the growth and development of this new frontier for the video games industry, to meet its challenges, promote esports, and to provide an authoritative voice on the issues impacting their businesses.”
ISFE Esports aims to bring together esports stakeholders to discuss and find common ground on key issues affecting the sector, align esports policies across Europe, coordinate and articulate the voice of esports, raise awareness of esports among policymakers and politicians, and identify threats and challenges.