Astralis

Diversifying esports revenue streams: how are teams making money?

While valuations of esports organisations continue to soar and furrow brows worldwide, it’s a well-known fact that the fan monetisation of these groups is still leagues behind major sports clubs. The argument...
Valve CSGO

CS:GO strategies, analysed: A look at how Bayes Esports analyses data using AI

From our supporter: Bayes Esports In this piece, Gustav Geissler, Data Scientist at Bayes Esports, details how Bayes analyses CS:GO strategies using AI.  Choosing and executing a strategy can make or break your game....
OG Esports NFTs

The legal considerations of esports NFTs — Sheppard Mullin

This piece, detailing legal considerations for companies wishing to release esports NFTs, was written by James Gatto, partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Washington, D.C. office of law...
GRID The Esports Journal

Making esports data beautiful — GRID

To a data company, ‘esports’ is about as useful a category as ‘European’ or ‘African’ is a nationality. Esports titles share some likenesses — they are all digital, chiefly — but...
Esports Movers and Shakers May

Esports Movers and Shakers in May 2021

Each month, ESI, in collaboration with Omnicoach, compiles the period's most significant esports movers and shakers (personnel changes).  Omnicoach is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that connects esports teams and their sponsors with...
University of Portsmouth IFoEC

University of Portsmouth and IFoEC announce Esports Coaching & Performance degree

IFoEC, the education partner of The International Federation of Esports Coaches, and the University of Portsmouth have announced the Esports Coaching & Performance BSc undergraduate degree. The programme will be delivered...
Esports sponsorships and partnerships May 2021

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, May 2021

As usual there were a ton of esports sponsorships and partnerships announced last month. OverActive Media and Red Bull; NRG Esports and CMG.ASIA; KitKat and most of the top regional LoL...
Esports investment report May

Esports investment report, May 2021: Fnatic, Enthusiast, Beastcoast

Esports investment in May was led by Fnatic raising $17m. There were various mergers and acquisitions, including Enthusiast Gaming's acquisition of both Icy Veins and Tabwire, as well as two Letters...
Mikyx G2 Esports adidas jersey

How We Are Nations is augmenting esports merchandise distribution

We Are Nations just released a replica of G2 Esports’s pro jersey. It costs €55 — €25 cheaper than G2’s official pro kit kersey. This adds a rung to the merch-distribution...
NSE esports degrees

What’s next for generic esports degrees?

This piece was written by Patrick Walker, postgraduate student studying Journalism at City University, London.    The UK’s first-ever esports degree attracted widespread attention when it was rushed into the limelight, at Staffordshire...