Overwatch Contenders

Blizzard to trial Twitch moderation for Overwatch Contenders

When the quarterfinals matches of Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 3 take place, Blizzard will trial a new moderation system on Twitch. The test comes as a bid to find "new ways to...
Gen.G esports Nighthawk Pro Gaming

Gen.G esports extends partnership with Nighthawk Pro Gaming

Gen.G esports has announced the renewal of its partnership with NETGEAR's gaming brand, Nighthawk Pro Gaming. As a result, NETGEAR will provide Nighthawk Pro Gaming routers and switches for the organisation's headquarters...
Soulja Boy Ninja

Soulja Boy intends to start his own esports organisation

Recording artist and entrepreneur DeAndre Cortez Way, better known under the guise of Soulja Boy, has announced his intentions of starting his own esports organisation. He has dabbled in the gaming industry...
Overwatch League Season 2 Schedule

Overwatch League Season 2 schedule reveals first home games

Blizzard has released the schedule for the second season of the Overwatch League, starting February 14th. The schedule includes - for the first time - home games that will venture outside of Los...
Overwatch League Fanatics

Overwatch League enters multi-year deal with Fanatics

Activision Blizzard's Overwatch League has entered a multi-year deal with licensed sports merchandise company Fanatics. The partnership will start before the second season of the league - which starts on February 14th...
Washington Justice

Washington Justice is final Overwatch League franchise to be announced

The eighth and final expansion franchise that will join the Overwatch League in Season 2 has been announced, and it's the Washington Justice. Owned by Washington Esports Ventures, led by entrepreneur Mark...
Vancouver Titans

Vancouver Titans is the newest Overwatch League franchise

The penultimate expansion team to join the Overwatch League has been announced in the form of Vancouver Titans. Owned by the Aquilini Group, in partnership with Luminosity Gaming, Vancouver Titans has signed...

What’s on this week? – FPS is back on the menu – November 19th...

“What’s on this week?”, 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 will pick three events and...
New York Excelsior Raynor Gaming

New York Excelsior finds gaming chair partner in Raynor Gaming

Overwatch League franchise New York Excelsior (NYXL) has announced Raynor Gaming as its official gaming chair partner. The partnership will be launched at NYXL Shop & LAN, a six-week pop-up shop hosted...
Hangzhou Spark

Hangzhou Spark is the latest Overwatch League franchise to be revealed

The third and final Chinese expansion team that has joined the Overwatch League has been announced: the Hangzhou Spark. The newly-presented franchise is owned by Bilibili, an online entertainment company based in...

Events

Fnatic opens bar for EU LCS Summer Split Finals

European esports organisation Fnatic announced the opening of a "pop-up" bar to host viewing parties for fans of its League of Legends team during...