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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.

Riot Games partners with Redd+E for Pacific Championship Series

Redd+E to distribute broadcast rights for Pacific Championship Series

Riot Games has partnered with Redd+E to distribute the broadcast rights for the Pacific Championship Series in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao. The series is "a merged evolution of the League of Legends...
Most watched esports events 2019

The most watched esports events of 2019

We’ve all seen people compare esports events viewership to that of the Super Bowl, but it’s not an accurate or fair comparison. It’s hard to know that viewership is growing without...
LGD Gaming BGoose King Pro League

LGD Gaming and BGoose invest £8.8M to enter King Pro League

Chinese organisation LGD Gaming and esports agency BGoose Culture have purchased a franchise spot in Honor of Kings’ professional league King Pro League (KPL). After LGD Gaming and BGoose Culture acquired a roster...
Hearthstone Masters Tour 2020 Plans

Hearthstone Masters Tour enlists ESL and DreamHack

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that it will be expanding the Hearthstone Masters Tour for the 2020 season. The circuit will double from three tournaments to six, with each event boasting a $250,000...
Honor of Kings Esports 2020

Tencent releases strategic plan for Honor of Kings esports

Tencent has unveiled its strategic plans to develop the esports efforts of its mobile title Honor of Kings in 2020. To accelerate the development of Honor of Kings' professional ecosystem, six teams will establish...
ONE Championship Partnerships Esports

ONE Championship’s new partnerships to also cover esports

Asian sports media property ONE Championship has revealed a slate of new strategic partnerships for 2020. The deals will also cover events ran by ONE Esports, the company's esports subsidiary. RELATED: ONE Esports to...
Kappa Royal Never Give Up RNG

RNG’s Dota 2 team dress to impress with Kappa partnership

Chinese organisation Royal Never Give Up (RNG) has announced a Dota 2-specific partnership with sportswear brand Kappa. Kappa has become the title sponsor of the organisation's Dota 2 team, meaning it will now...
Newzoo Newbee

Newbee announces partnership with Newzoo

Chinese organisation Newbee has announced a partnership with games and esports analytics provider Newzoo. As part of the deal, the partners plan to collaboratively develop esports data research. RELATED: Astralis Group forges partnership with Newzoo Xin Tong,...
Galatasaray Espor TCL Ban

Galatasaray Espor banned from Riot Games’ TCL

Galatasaray Espor has received disciplinary action from Riot Games, stopping it from competing in the Winter Split of the Turkish Championship League (TCL). The team has received a ban for failing to pay salary...
Allied Esports Wanyoo

Allied Esports welcomes Wanyoo to affiliate program

Esports entertainment company Allied Esports has established a partnership with Chinese esports company Wanyoo. Wanyoo is said the operate the "largest network of esports centers in China" and is now an affiliate member...

Events

FlipSid3 Tactics crowned the world’s best Rocket League team

The second season of the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) was won by FlipSid3 Tactics after an exciting finals weekend in Amsterdam.  The winning team walked...