Overwatch League completes expansion, adds Vancouver and Chengdu

According to sources close to ESPN, Activision Blizzard has finalized the last two franchises coming into the second season of the Overwatch League. The two teams will reportedly be placed in...
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Caffeine receives $100M from 21st Century Fox, launching joint-venture

Social broadcasting platform Caffeine has announced a round of funding led by American media corporation 21st Century Fox. This funding round - which included $100 million (£77 million) from 21st Century Fox...

DOTA2 Major to be held in Malaysia

At a launch event held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday, the eGG Network announced the first Major of the 2018/19 Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) season. Held in Malaysia for the...

100 Thieves adds Eric “Muddawg” Sanders as Head of Esports Operations

North American esports organisation 100 Thieves announced it has added Eric "Muddawg" Sanders as Head of Esports Operations. https://twitter.com/100Thieves/status/1037115362846724096 Sanders has been a prominent name in Call of Duty as a former professional...

FACEIT partners with Epics for CS:GO Major collectible cards

FACEIT and digital collectable company, Epics have partnered to release collectable cards for the CS:GO Major which gets underway this week in London. The partnership will allow fans to collect and...

Megafans announces mobile esports tournament platform

Megafans has announced esports tournament prototype for mobile games through a press release. Players worldwide can compete to win tokenized prizes. Megafans is no stranger to mobile gaming, in its first year,...
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Data platform GRID launches with FACEIT London Major partnership

A new esports data platform, GRID, launches today, September 5th, with the purpose of unlocking "new commercial opportunities for esports", as well as enhancing "the viewing experience of esports fans." GRID has been created...
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Overwatch League to add Washington, D.C. and Hangzhou franchises

According to a report by ESPN, Activision Blizzard have sold two additional spots in the Overwatch League to Washington, D.C. and Hangzhou, China. The report states the Washington, D.C. franchise will be...

German rap duo Kollegah and Farid Bang create JBG Gaming

German rap duo Felix “Kollegah” Blume and Farid “Farid Bang” Hamed El Abdellaoui have announced the creation of JBG Gaming, a new esports organisation. Kollegah and Farid Bang shared the news during Gamescom,...

JFA and JESU partner for inaugural Inter-Prefectural eSports Championship

The Japan Football Association (JFA) and the Japan Esports Union (JeSU) have partnered to co-host an esports competition in 2019 around the National Sports Festival in the Ibaraki prefecture.  The Inter-Prefectural eSports...