What’s on this week? – looks like FPS is back on the menu –...

“What’s on this week?” is ESI’s weekly feature letting you know just what’s going on in the wonderful world of esports in the next seven days. Each week, ESI picks a selection of...

Steffen Thomsen – Copenhagen Flames – Lifting Danish esports

Steffen Thomsen is the founder and director of Copenhagen Flames. He recently made the decision, not to mention impressive commitment, to leave his position at Danske Spil Oddset to focus on the Flames full...
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7 cities that could house an Overwatch team – Europe

The argument over whether the city format can work in esports, and specifically in this instance in Overwatch, rumbles on. Examples from history suggest it won’t work, and some point to...

Overwatch League team skins will provide revenue for franchises

The Overwatch League has announced that team skins will be available for purchase in-game early next year. It has also been revealed that each team will receive a cut of their...
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Overwatch League Grand Finals sells out the Barclays Center

The Overwatch League Grand Finals - the final leg of the inaugural season of the franchised league - has sold over 20,000 tickets, meaning they are no more seats available at...
Overwatch Contenders

Blizzard confirms changes to Overwatch Contenders 2019

Confirming rumours and leaks that have surfaced over the past couple of days, Blizzard has announced changes that have hit Overwatch Contenders for the overall 2019 season. Overwatch Contenders was devised to...

Serena Williams appears in Overwatch League launch

It was at BlizzCon this weekend that giant game developer Blizzard launched early details of its Overwatch League to launch in 2017.  The promotional video launched featured 22 time Tennis Grand Slam winner Serena...

Overwatch League reveals details of player remuneration and roster management

Blizzard's Overwatch League has taken another leap with details of player remuneration policy as well as benefits that each player will be legally entitled to under league regulation.  The release from Blizzard...

Blizzard eye Overwatch League expansion in second season

Blizzard has revealed that it will be looking to expand the Overwatch League later this year with the second season. A representative from Blizzard confirmed the news to PC Gamer, saying: "We expect...

NYXL and Undefeated release limited-edition Overwatch jersey

Overwatch team New York Excelsior (NYXL) and Los Angeles-based brand Undefeated are partnering up to release special edition jersey. NYXL may not be fighting it out for the first Overwatch League title but...

Events

OpTic Gaming and NGAGE Esports partner to host esports event in...

OpTic Gaming, the esports organisation and NGAGE Esports - the broadcast and events management company launched by Infinite Esports and Entertainment, have announced a...