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...

RMU Eagles announce Champion as sponsor for 2019

North Carolina-based company Champion is the new apparel sponsor for the Robert Morris University-Illinois (RMU) esports program, the institution announced on its website. In the 2019-2020 competitive season, the Eagles from RMU...
Chengdu Hunters

Chengdu Hunters revealed as fifth new Overwatch League franchise

Chengdu Hunters is the fifth of eight expansion franchises in the Overwatch League to be officially revealed to the world. Owned by livestreaming platform HUYA Inc., the Chengdu Hunters is the second...
Guangzhou Charge

Guangzhou Charge revealed as latest Overwatch League franchise

Guangzhou Charge is the fourth of eight expansion franchises in the Overwatch League to be unveiled. Owned by the Nenking Group - the umbrella company of Zhong Naixiong and the ownership group of...
Paris Eternal

Paris’ Overwatch League brand revealed as Paris Eternal

The third of the eight expansion teams that have joined the Overwatch League has been presented, and it's the Paris Eternal. Owned by DM Esports, the franchise's identity - including its name,...

Events

Cybersmile and ESL team up to stamp out online abuse

ESL and The Cybersmile Foundation have announced the launch of an exciting and much needed new partnership that is part of a wider incentive to...