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.

Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai

Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai unveiled for NBA 2K League

Global organisation Gen.G has unveiled the brand identity of its NBA 2K League franchise, the Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai. The newly-launched team is the first NBA 2K League franchise to be located outside of...
HUYA LCS LEC

Riot Games taps HUYA as Chinese broadcast partner for LCS and LEC

Riot Games has appointed HUYA as the Chinese broadcast partner for its North American league LCS and European league LEC. The Chinese live streaming platform is already the exclusive broadcast distribution partner...
This week in esports

This week in esports: Nike, CSPPA, Gucci, UNICEF

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...
Overwatch League Jeff Staple

Overwatch League collaborates with Jeff Staple for 2020 kits

Activision Blizzard has collaborated with streetwear designer Jeff Staple to outfit Overwatch League teams for the 2020 season. The re-imagined uniforms will equip each of the 20 franchises with their own home...
Nike T1 Partnership

T1 finds exclusive apparel partner in Nike

Korean organisation T1 has announced sports apparel giant Nike as its exclusive apparel partner. The deal will see Nike design uniforms for all of T1's rosters, including its team in the LCK. RELATED: Nike...
Super League Gaming Wanda Cinemas Games

Super League Gaming partners with Wanda Cinemas Games

Events organiser Super League Gaming has forged a partnership with Wanda Cinemas Games, a subsidiary of Chinese media conglomerate Wanda Media. Initially, the alliance will see esports "experiences" take place in movie theatres across China. RELATED: Super...
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...

Events

RockTech Paris announces eight finalists in esports startups event

RockTech Paris has announced the eight finalists of its upcoming esports and gaming focused event in Paris. This is the third edition of the RockTech Paris...