Asia

Asia

Find out all the latest news from the Asian esports industry here! From the newest partners in the LPL to what is happening to the Asian esports mobile landscape.

Rainbow Six Siege Regionalisation 2020

Ubisoft announces major updates for Rainbow Six Siege esports

Ubisoft has updated its esports program for Rainbow Six Siege to include a regionalised format, starting mid-June. The update will include regional programs for Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America -...
VBL International Series Battlefy

Bundesliga taps Battlefy for VBL International Series

Online tournament platform Battlefy has partnered with German football league Bundesliga for the VBL International Series. The competition targets players in Asia and the Americas, with Battlefy managing and maintaining the international competition through its platform. RELATED: Former...
IO Esports Mineski

MET Malaysia separates from Mineski to form IO Esports

The Malaysian division of Filipino esports organisation Mineski's events team, officially known as MET Malaysia, has broken off to form IO Esports. The separation of IO Esports from MET - previously known as...
NTT Corp NTTe-Sports

NTT Corp raises £2.1M to open esports venue in Japan

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT Corp) has announced intentions to launch an esports venue in Japan through four of its subsidiaries. NTT East Corp, NTT West Corp, NTT Advertising Inc, and NTT...
Investments, mergers, and acquisitions January 2020

Esports investments, mergers, and acquisitions in January 2020

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to...
T1 Logitech G

T1 finds gaming gear partner in Logitech G

South Korean organisation T1 Entertainment & Sports has partnered gaming peripheral brand Logitech G. Each of the organisation's rosters will be kitted out with mice, mousepads, keyboards, and headsets from its new gaming...
This week in esports

This week in esports: Nike, HUYA, FlyQuest, 100 Thieves

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Nike partner...
This week in Chinese esports 210120

This week in Chinese esports: Wanda, HUYA

As part of our partnership with China Electronic Athletics, we’re bringing you the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China every week. This week in Chinese esports saw Wanda Cinema Games enter the...
MTG cancels HUYA agreement

MTG share price falls following collapse of HUYA negotiations

Modern Times Group (MTG), the parent company of ESL and DreamHack, has cancelled its term sheet with HUYA. Announced in September last year, the Chinese live streaming platform was to acquire a minority interest in, and...
Fnatic Nimish Raut

Fnatic hires Nimish Raut to lead efforts in India

British organisation Fnatic has continued its push into India, adding former Riot Games employee Nimish Raut to lead its division in the country. Raut’s LinkedIn profile confirms that he began the role...

Events

LCS extends partnerships with Red Bull and Alienware, opens LCS Arcade

LCS extends Red Bull partnership and plans Alienware arcade

Riot Games has extended LCS' partnership with Red Bull for 2020 and launched a PC bang-style cafe powered by Alienware. Alienware will help Riot Games...