ESI Digest 8

ESL appoints CS:GO commissioner, PUBG Mobile banned in India | ESI Digest #8

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...

XSET brings on PUBG Mobile team as game is banned in India

In the early days, esports' only consistent involvement with politics was the occasional visa issue or scapegoating by an ill-informed politician. But this summer, esports and politics seem to be running...
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PUBG Mobile takes hit with ban by Indian government

PUBG Mobile has been banned in India by the government in a cull involving over 100 other mobile applications. The Indian government has found a number of apps to be "prejudicial to the...

Preparing to launch: How eSportStars is pivoting to facilitate success

In July, we spoke with Masato Kakamu, Founder and CEO of eSportStars, to find out more about his company's intentions to boost fan engagement and player revenue. We learnt that eSportStars...

Cambodian carrier Cellcard mounts esports push with Orange Esports, game developers

Cellcard, a leading 4G network carrier in Cambodia, today announced a partnership with organisation Orange Esports, as well as extensions with game developers Moonton and NetEase Games. Orange Esports is a popular...
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Qualcomm Technologies sponsors PUBG Mobile World League

The PUBG Mobile World League (PMWL) has welcomed wireless company Qualcomm Technologies as its new presenting sponsor. This partnership will first be on display with the PMWL Season Zero, a creation borne...
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UFC sponsors China’s mobile Peacekeeper Elite League

Mixed martial arts league Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been announced as a strategic partner for Versus Programming Network’s (VSPN) Peacekeeper Elite League in China. The Peacekeeper Elite League (PEL) is the...
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Nova Esports expands into India with GodLike Esports partnership

Hong Kong-based organisation Nova Esports has expanded into India through the establishment of a joint team with GodLike Esports. Through the deal, Nova GodLike will compete in Tencent's PUBG Mobile with an...
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Fnatic enters India-focused content partnership with Loco

London-based organisation Fnatic has entered a long-term partnership with Indian streaming platform Loco. The partnership will focus on the creation of content surrounding Fnatic's PUBG Mobile players and other Indian content creators. RELATED: Fnatic enters commercial...
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How Unikrn’s UMode is levelling up gaming

The world of competitive video gaming is easily one of the most underrated and exciting strands of the entertainment industry. Its roots in the world of technology have allowed it to...