This week in esports

This week in esports: Apex Legends, BLAST, DreamHack, Riot Games

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Apex Legends...
Apex Legends Global Series

EA and Respawn announce Apex Legends Global Series

Apex Legends publisher EA and developer Respawn Entertainment have announced the Apex Legends Global Series. The tournament series will be comprised of 12 events - held by either EA and Respawn, PGL, or Global Loot League - with a...
NRG Esports Zippo

Zippo partners with NRG Esports’ Apex Legends players

Zippo has announced a partnership with players from North American organisation NRG Esports' Apex Legends division. Marshall "Mohr" Mohr, Coby "Dizzy" Meadows, and Brandon "Ace" Winn will be involved in advertising Zippo's rechargeable hand warmer, its...
Apex Legends Preseason Invitational

EA and Respawn announce Apex Legends Preseason Invitational

EA and Respawn Entertainment have announced the first developer-ran tournament for Apex Legends. The Apex Legends Preseason Invitational will take place on September 13-15th in Kraków, Poland, with 80 teams competing for a...
UGC U.S. Army Esports Apex Predator Series

UGC partners with U.S. Army Esports for Apex Legends event

Tournament organiser Ultimate Gaming Championship (UGC) has joined forces with U.S. Army Esports for the Apex Predator Series, an Apex Legends event. Played online through UGC's competitive platform, the series will take place over...

ESPN & EA announce Apex Legends series EXP

ESPN has collaborated with Electronic Arts to announce EXP, an Apex Legends competition. EXP will be featured at massive events such as The 2019 ESPYS and X Games Minneapolis 2019 this...

FACEIT to host the first Apex Legends esports series

FACEIT has announced the 'FACEIT Pro Series: Apex Legends,' the first officially licensed Apex Legends esports series featuring solely professional players. The series will see sixteen esports organisations showcase their brand...

Cloud9 expand into Brazil with Apex Legends squad

Cloud9 have signed an all-Brazilian outfit for their second Apex Legends squad. The organisation announced the signing on Twitter as the first Brazilian squad in the history of Cloud9. The squad includes Gabriel “isno” Ceregatto, Nino...