This year in esports 2018

This year in esports: Investments, sponsorships and deals in 2018

2018 is coming to an end but there's plenty to celebrate in the realm of esports. From high-profile investors entering the industry to non-endemic househould brands getting involved in numerous ways,...

New Year’s resolutions: Esports in 2019

2018 has undoubtedly been a mammoth one for esports. We've seen investment galore, marquee sponsorships and of course a wealth of incredible competition across a multitude of titles. There's still plenty...
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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...
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WSOE chooses Fortnite for third event in its tournament series

World Showdown of Esports (WSOE) has announced the third stop in its tournament series, and it'll see 100 players take part in popular Battle Royale title Fortnite. WSOE 3 will take place...
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SMAAASH Entertainment enters esports through Simplicity acquisition

Update 04/01/2019 15:56 - SMAAASH Entertainment has announced the closure of the acquisition and merger with Simplicity Esports. SMAAASH Entertainment is entering the esports industry after agreeing to acquire the stock of Simplicity...

Unikrn launches skill-based betting service dubbed UMode

It’s another red-letter day for esports betting platform, Unikrn, as they announce their new skill-based betting feature, UMode, available in a number of global markets including 41 states. UMode coincides with...
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UGC partners with Skillshot Media for Halo Classic event

Esports tournament organiser Ultimate Gaming Championship (UGC) has partnered with Hi-Rez Studios' subsidiary Skillshot Media to improve the production of its upcoming Halo Classic event. Taking place over January 11-13th right outside of...
This week in esports

This week in esports: Mineski, Lil Yachty, Popdog, Allied Esports Entertainment

2018 may be on its way out, but the esports industry hasn't slowed down just yet. This week in esports has seen Mineski pledge a lot of money to grow Indonesian...

The ESI Forum Series is back with a bang on February 6th

As a cracking 2018 draws to a close, we’re delighted to announce our first event of 2019. It’s the return of a fan favourite in the Esports Insider Forum Series, on...
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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...