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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.

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Mogul and Alliance announce the Dota 2 Alliance League

Australian esports tournament platform Mogul has announced the Dota 2 Alliance League tournament series with a $100,000 (£82,000) prize pool up for grabs. The league is in partnership with esports organisation Alliance who...

Shanghai unveils plans to boost domestic esports industry

A number of departments within the Shanghai government organised the 2019 Global Esports Conference on August 3rd, discussing how to accelerate the development of its national esports industry. At the conference, Pudong...
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PUBG Nations Cup finds peripherals sponsor in HyperX

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, will act as the peripherals sponsor of the PUBG Nations Cup. The brand will provide headphones, earbuds, mice, keyboards, and SSDs for the players...
FACEIT Partners with Red Bull to Host M.E.O Season 2

FACEIT partners with Red Bull for M.E.O. Season 2

Tournament organiser FACEIT has announced a partnership with Red Bull to host the second season of Red Bull M.E.O., starting August 8th. The sseason will see mobile gamers compete across Clash Royale, Brawl...

What’s on this week? Ft PUBG Nations Cup

‘What’s on this week?’ is ESI’s weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next seven days. Each week, ESI picks a selection of...
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Gen.G partners with Bumble for all-women Fortnite team

Multinational organisation Gen.G esports has entered a partnership with location-based social and dating application Bumble. The deal will see the two parties launch the organisation's first all-female team - named 'Gen.G Empowered by Bumble,' or...
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ESL introduces the MSP Championship for Arena of Valor

Tournament organiser ESL has announced the debut of the ESL MSP Championship for MOBA title Arena of Valor. Sponsored by automotive company Mercedes-Benz and Malaysian mobile service Yoodo, with support from digital entertainment platform Garena,...

DouYu plans to launch live streaming service in Japan

Chinese live streaming platform DouYu is aiming to expand its business into Japan, according to report from Chinese media publication Sina. To expand into the Japanese market, DouYu will partner with Mitsui &...
MET Asia Series: PUBG Classic

Sources: PUBG Corp. responsible for MET Asia Series controversy

MET Asia Series: PUBG Classic was the third global event - and final event in the Classic series - in PUBG esports’ 2019 season, taking place on July 26-28th. The event didn’t...
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Team Flash finds Chief Operating Officer in Jesal Parekh

Southeast Asian organisation Team Flash has hired Jesal Parekh as its Chief Operating Officer. Parekh previously worked at Infinite Esports & Entertainment, the parent company of OpTic Gaming, OpTic LoL, and Houston Outlaws. Terence...

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Esports Industry Awards is fast approaching with new sponsors on board

In just under two weeks The Brewery, London will host the inaugural Esports Industry Awards which will be "a celebration of those individuals, teams...