Indian streaming platform Loco retains NBA 2K League broadcasting rights

Indian esports and gaming streaming platform Loco has retained broadcast rights to show the NBA 2K League in the country. As a result, the platform will continue to broadcast the league as part of its 'multi-year...

Nimo TV shuts global operations amidst Chinese sanctions

Huya-owned streaming platform Nimo TV is shutting its global operations. The decision affects 14 countries, including Brazil, Esports Insider was told by a Nimo TV executive. Huya has suffered several sanctions from...
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Getty Images expands esports partnership with Riot Games

Games publisher Riot Games has renewed and expanded its partnership with visual media company Getty Images. As a result, the agreement will include image coverage of the League of Legends World Championships,...
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Intellectual Property Rights and Esports — Sheppard Mullin

Daniel Schnapp and Samuel Cohen, from law firm Sheppard Mullin's Esports & Games Industry Team, write for Esports Insider to discuss how intellectual property rights work in esports. Global esports revenue surpassed...

Heat Map Special Report: Animesports

Heat Map is a monthly Esports Insider Newsletter discussing emerging trends in the esports industry. In this special edition article, ESI Journalist Kerry Waananen looks at esports and anime's growing convergence....

OneTeam partners with the LCS Players Association

Licencing rights company OneTeam Partners has partnered with the League of Legends Championship Series Player Association (LCSPA) to manage and commercialise group rights for North American pro and academy players. This is...
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FIGHT Esports partners with EA to provide Thai Apex Legends Global Series broadcasts

Electronic Arts has named Southeast Asian organisation FIGHT Esports as a broadcast partner of the ongoing second season of its Apex Legends Global Series (ALGS). As a result, the organisation gained rights...
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Verasity: Adding value to viewership

Axie Infinity, the NFT-based Pokemon-style blockchain game, probably isn’t the first title to come to mind when you think of esports. Some would argue the game shouldn’t even be classed as...
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WePlay Holding ends ties with Russian, Belarusian companies

Ukrainian esports holding company WePlay Holding announced this weekend it has terminated all partnership agreements with companies from Russia and Belarus amidst Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. WePlay also announced it would...
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Loco and the billion-dollar upswing of India’s streaming industry

As India’s interest in gaming and esports continues to expand at a tremendous rate, viewership for esports events alone is expected to rise to 85m by 2025, according to a report...