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SAP extends insightful partnership with ESL

German software corporation SAP has announced the extension of its partnership with event organiser and production company ESL. The aim of the deal is to improve the viewing experience of Dota 2 events...
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Codemasters enters esports partnership with Motorsport Network

Game developer Codemasters has entered a partnership with motorsport and automotive media company Motorsport Network to bolster its esports programmes. Codemasters is behind racing games such as DiRT, GRID, ONRUSH, and F1. Motorsport...
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Overwolf launches PUBG Developers Challenge

Overwolf has launched the PUBG Developers Challenge, an initiative that allows developers to create applications that provide value to PUBG players. Winning developers will be eligible to receive development funds, marketing boosts,...
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OverActive Media hires former Google and DAZN brand leads

OverActive Media has announced the employment of two key hires in Mike Armstrong and Paulo Senra, who are joining from Google and DAZN respectively. The parent company of Splyce, Toronto Defiant, and...
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100 Thieves adds Mike Sepso and welcomes Totino’s as sponsor

100 Thieves has added Mike Sepso, Co-founder of MLG to its board of directors. The North American esports organisation has also announced Totino's as the founding partner of its Call of Duty roster,...
BIG Red Bull Partnership

BIG given wings with Red Bull partnership

Berlin International Gaming (BIG) has announced energy drink brand Red Bull as a long-term partner. The multi-year deal will include the launch of joint events and campaigns. Daniel Finkler, CEO & Co-owner of...
OverActive Media

OverActive Media lays off six employees following restructure

OverActive Media has laid off six employees from its sales and marketing departments following an organisational restructure. The company owns Splyce, Overwatch League franchise Toronto Defiant, and Overwatch Contenders team Montreal Rebellion. The...
eFootball.Pro Sport1

eFootball.Pro reaches broadcast deal with Sport1

eFootball.Pro has entered an agreement with German television channel Sport1 that will see the action broadcast on its network. Specifically, matches and highlights from the Pro Evolution Soccer competition will be shown...
ESI Winter Forum Series 2019

Here’s what you missed at the ESI Winter Forum

Esports Insider's first ESI Forum Series event of the year has already been and gone!  February 6th saw the Winter edition of the quarterly series, which is evening industry meet-ups with quality networking, lovely...
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BITKRAFT and MTG invest $2 million in Tonk Tonk Games

Mobile gaming company Tonk Tonk Games has announced that it has raised $2 million (£1.54 million) in seed funding. The round was led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures and included contribution from Modern...

Events

The Blizzard eStadium has opened in Taipei

Blizzard Entertainment officially opened the doors to its first gaming venue in Taipei this week with an exhibition League match between local organisations Flash Wolves...