JD Sports JDX

JD Sports announces JDX esports competition

UK-based trainer and sports fashion retailer JD Sports has announced its very first esports competition, JDX. The event will include tournaments on Fortnite, FIFA 19, and Rocket League. Qualifiers for JDX will be...

ESI Sponsor Spotlight – May 2019 Edition

“Sponsor Spotlight” is a monthly series here at Esports Insider that will highlight some of the top sponsorship or partnership stories from the previous month on ESI. The main aim of...
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META High School Esports secures sponsors in Acer and Intel

Hardware manufacturers Acer Computer Australia and Intel have become official sponsors of Australian competition organiser META High School Esports. META has stated that the sponsorship will allow them to fund further gaming peripherals, secure venues for...

Rocket League developers Psyonix acquired by Epic

Fortnite creators, Epic Games, has bought Psyonix, the studio behind Rocket League. The deal now means that Psyonix will have access to more resources for Rocket League's esports scene. The game will...

DreamHack announces tire sponsor for Dallas Pro Circuit

DreamHack have announced a partnership with BFGoodrich, an American tire company. They are sponsoring the Dallas leg of the DreamHack Pro Circuit for Rocket League, becoming the official tire partner. The...

4Entertainment announces new Esports Cup in Belgium

Belgian marketing consultancy 4Entertainment have announced the MNM x Sporza Esports Cup.  The cup will feature national competitors in FIFA19 and Rocket League and is in partnerships with a host of national and international organisations. Belgian national radio...
High School Esports League Tillys

High School Esports League partners with Tillys

High School Esports League (HSEL) has partnered with Southern Californian clothing retailer Tillys. The deal will see students that compete in HSEL be offered care packages from Tillys, as well as the opportunity...
DreamHack Sport1

DreamHack enters content partnership with Sport1

Tournament organiser DreamHack has entered a content partnership with German sports network Sport1. The deal will see five of DreamHack's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Rocket League events broadcast live on eSports1 throughout 2019. Michael...
Rocket League Esports Shop

Psyonix gears up to introduce Rocket League revenue-sharing

Psyonix is set to introduce a revenue-sharing esports shop to Rocket League on April 16th, with a cut of the proceeds going directly to teams. The shop will contain in-game items that...
FC Barcelona Rocket League

FC Barcelona expands into Rocket League

Spanish football club FC Barcelona has expanded its presence in esports by signing a Rocket League roster. The newly-signed team will debut in the European division of the Rocket League Championship Series...

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Final Call! The grand finale of the ESI Forum Series 2017

This Thursday, 26th October 2017 will mark the grand finale for the Esports Insider Forum Series for this year. Don’t worry, they’ll be back...