Team Reciprocity Downscaling

Team Reciprocity releases staff amid downscaling

North American organisation Team Reciprocity is downscaling its business, which includes the release of its staff. The move was made public by Chad Larsson, Founder and President of Team Reciprocity, on Twitter. RELATED: Team...
AGO Rogue KitKat

AGO Rogue takes a break with KitKat sponsorship

AGO Rogue, the League of Legends academy side of North American organisation Rogue, is now sponsored by KitKat. The Nestlé brand will activate through AGO Rogue's social media channels. RELATED: Rogue partners with x-kom AGO...
Immortals Frontier Communications

Immortals connects with Frontier Communications

North American organisation Immortals Gaming Club has named Frontier Communications as its high-speed internet provider. The deal includes two of Immortals Gaming Club's properties, namely Immortals and Overwatch League franchise Los Angeles Valiant. RELATED: Immortals...

The esports leagues and events affected by coronavirus

The current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted life around the globe, and that extends to the esports industry as well. Numerous recent and upcoming events and leagues have been cancelled, postponed,...
Excel Esports Newzoo Partnership

Excel Esports finds strategic partner in Newzoo

British organisation Excel Esports has established a strategic partnership with analytics firm Newzoo. The collaboration will allow both Excel and Newzoo to better “understand the different aspects of esports in various markets”...
MSI delayed, Rift Rivals cancelled amid coronavirus fears

MSI delayed, Rift Rivals cancelled amid coronavirus fears

Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends, has announced the decision to delay the 2020 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) due to concerns surrounding the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. This year's MSI will be moved...
Astralis Group 2019 Financial Report

Astralis Group posts “satisfactory” results in 2019 annual report

Publicly-listed Danish esports organisation Astralis Group has shared its financial results in its first annual report. The group owns Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team Astralis, League of Legends team Origen, and FIFA team Future FC.   RELATED: Astralis...
GamersOrigin grow Nicecactus partnership

GamersOrigin grows partnership with Nicecactus

French esports organisation GamersOrigin has established a partnership with player performance platform Nicecactus. The agreement will see GamersOrigin share its knowledge and resources, while Nicecactus will offer up its registered user base for talent...
eStar LPL

Coronavirus puts much of esports industry on hold

COVID-19, perhaps better known as coronavirus, is a respiratory virus that originated in China and has reportedly affected more than 100,000 people across over 60 countries at the time of writing....
Partnerships and sponsorships February 2020

Esports partnerships and sponsorships highlights for February 2020

Each and every month, dozens of partnerships and sponsorships are announced in esports. It’s hard to keep track of every development if you don’t follow Esports Insider religiously, but even then,...

Events

Overwatch League partners with Akshon Esports and HyperX

Activision Blizzard has brought on both Akshon Esports and HyperX as partners of its Overwatch League. Overwatch League is currently playing matches online to adapt...