Smartcall Mettlestate

Smartcall invests in Mettlestate to boost South African esports

South African telecommunications service provider Smartcall has announced an investment of R10 million (£562,200) in Mettlestate, a local esports content creation company. The aim of the investment is to "drive growth within...
PUBG Europe League

StarLadder releases details on PUBG Europe League

Tournament organiser StarLadder was announced as the company in charge of the upcoming PUBG Europe League earlier this month, and now it has released details for the regional competition. In partnership with PUBG...
StarLadder PUBG

PUBG Corp., StarLadder partner for PUBG Europe League

PUBG Corp. and tournament organiser StarLadder have partnered to launch the PUBG Europe League (PEL) in January 2019. Despite being named the PUBG Europe League, teams from the Middle East and Africa will also...

Good Game Management announce partnership with Fnatic

Paris based esports sponsorship and media rights management agency Good Game Management has announced a partnership with UK based esports organisations Fnatic. The deal will see Good Game Management supporting Fnatic to...
Facebook

Facebook to implement subscription program, content creator database

Facebook is implementing a monthly subscription service for content creators with the aim of helping them form solid monetization for their videos - presumably to encourage them to move from YouTube...
Overwatch World Cup

Overwatch World Cup 2018 announced by Blizzard

The Overwatch World Cup was first launched in 2016, and Blizzard Entertainment has just announced it'll be returning for a third year. The worldwide event will take place in Southern California this November. Qualification...
Gfinity Facebook

Gfinity Elite Series to broadcast exclusively on Facebook

Gfinity has signed an exclusive digital broadcast agreement with Facebook that will see Season 3 of the Elite Series streamed on the social platform globally, excluding Australia. This agreement gives Facebook the exclusive...

Olympique Lyonnais and EDward Gaming partner for FIFA Online 3

EDward Gaming, a well respected Chinese esports organisation has today announced that it has entered a partnership with French football club Olympique Lyonnais ("Lyon"). The move will see Lyon expand its...

Orlando Pirates enter esports, FIFA first but plans for much more

First FIFA, and then the big three. That's the timeline of Orlando Pirates' esports intentions. A statement on the team's site read as follows: "For the first year, Orlando Pirates will focus...

Code Red adds six South African talents to its lineup

Code Red, the established esports agency has announced the addition of six South African talent to their ever-growing roster. The six members of talent will be taken under the wing of co-founders...

Events

Overwatch (somehow) wins SXSW Esports Game of the Year award

Overwatch was crowned Esports Game of the Year at the SXSW Conference Gaming Awards on Saturday night. The nominees for the category were as follows: Call...