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.

Chiliz’s CEO Alexandre Dreyfus on the $27m investment: Get the fans involved

A strong advisory board with well known people from the esports industry, such as Fnatic’s CEO Wouter Sleijffers, Team Vitality's CEO Nicolas Maurer, streamer "Dr Disrespect" and former players such as...
OpTic Gaming India

OpTic Gaming partners with AFK Gaming, SoStronk for Indian CS:GO team

North American esports organisation OpTic Gaming has forged a partnership with AFK Gaming and SoStronk that will see a new all-Indian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team be formed. OpTic Gaming and its partners...
Arena of Valor

Tencent to make scripted TV series focused on Honor of Kings esports

Tencent will produce a scripted TV series following the life of a fictional Honor of Kings player and their quest for glory. The live-action series will follow a Chinese teenage who plays...

Razer proposes buyout of e-payment company MOL Global

Gaming peripheral company Razer has been invested in MOL Global since June 2017 and has now proposed to acquire the companies remaining shares to gain full ownership. The company has reportedly...

Fortnite expands to China thanks to Tencent investment

Last week Fortnite tweeted a teaser of a passport with a stamp from China on it leading some to think a new skin or new map would be added to the...
PUBG

PUBG Corp. to host Global Invitational with $2 million prize pool

PUBG Corp. is looking to host its first official esports tournament for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, according to a report from Polygon. Taking place in Berlin, Germany in the summer, teams who receive...

Globe Telecom expands partnerships and welcomes League Of Legends

Only a few months have passed since the announcement of a partnership with MET (Mineski Events Team) to produce the Philippines Pro Gaming League featuring Dota 2, Tekken 7 and Arena...
PSG LGD Gaming

Paris Saint-Germain enters Dota 2 with LGD Gaming partnership

Paris Saint-German, also known as PSG, is re-entering the MOBA genre in a partnership with Chinese organisation LGD Gaming. Competing in Dota 2, PSG has become the first major European football...
Overwatch League

Overwatch League eyes expansion into Europe, Oceania, and Middle East

It was previously reported that the Overwatch League was eyeing an expansion once its inaugural season had finished, and now in an interview, Nate Nanzer, Commissioner, Overwatch League has listed some of...
Hanwha Life Esports

Hanwha Life acquires ROX Tigers, forms Hanwha Life Esports

Korean insurance company Hanwha Life has acquired the League of Legends team ROX Tigers, aptly rebranding it as Hanwha Life Esports. The team will continue competing in the League of Legends Champions Korea. The other teams...

Events

Overwatch World Cup 2018 announced by Blizzard

The Overwatch World Cup was first launched in 2016, and Blizzard Entertainment has just announced it'll be returning for a third year. The worldwide event will...