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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.

Chinese organisation Snake Esports rebrands as LNG Esports

Snake Esports has been rebraned as Li-Ning Gaming or LNG Esports by Viva China Sports, a subsidiary of the Chinese apparel company, Li-Ning Group. It is expected that LNG Esports will debut...
WePlay! Tug of War Dire

WePlay! reveals participants for Tug of War: Dire

WePlay! eSports Newmedia Group is gearing up to host the second event in its Dota 2 series, Tug of War, starting May 28th with Tug of War: Dire. With a total prize...
MET Asia Series: PUBG Classic

PUBG Corp. chooses MET Events for third PUBG Classic

PUBG Corp. has chosen Asian event organiser MET Events to host the third and final PUBG Classic tournament of the 2019 season. The MET Asia Series: PUBG Classic will see 16 teams from...

Nintendo withdraws two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box ban

Nintendo mobile games Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be terminated in Belgium. According to a statement made by the company on Twitter, it was done to avoid potential...

ViCi Gaming partners with Chinese food retailer Three Squirrels

Chinese food retailer, Three Squirrels has partnered with ViCi Gaming for a range of healthy 'esports snacks'. The partnership will see VG work closely with Three Squirrels to promote two 'healthy esports'...

Lagardère Sports partners with T1 as exclusive commercial agent

Multinational sports and entertainment agency Lagardère Sports recently announced an exclusive partnership with Korean esports giant T1, formerly known as SK Telecom T1. The deal follows the joint venture brokered between Comcast Spectacor and SK Telecom and...
Supercell OGN Esports Clash Royale League

Supercell partners with OGN Esports for Clash Royale League

Supercell has entered a one-year partnership with OGN Esports for the upcoming season of the Clash Royale League, meaning it will handle the production of CRL Asia, CRL West, and the World...
Arena of Valor World Cup

Arena of Valor World Cup heads to Vietnam

Tencent Games and Garena has announced that the Arena of Valor World Cup (AWC) will be hosted in Da Nang, Vietnam this year. Running from June to July, the event will feature...

Yu Chen – ONWEAR – Clothing some of China’s biggest esports teams

Numerous Chinese apparel companies have started to take notice of the potential of esports –– both nationally and globally. We have seen the likes of Li-Ning partner with multiple teams, such...

ePlay announce partnership with Chinese esports leader Next Joy

Mobile game developer ePlay Digital have announced a partnership with Next Joy for distribution and marketing for the Chinese market. Next Joy is a major leader in esports, gaming, and augmented...

Events

LVP UK returns for 2019, adds Fnatic & exceL academy rosters

LVP UK in partnership with Riot Games UK has announced the return of their UK League of Legends league. The league will return on...