46 countries represented in Overwatch MSI MGA 2016 Championship

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After one month of feverish online registration, the Overwatch MSI MGA 2016 Online Qualifiers are now ready to kick off on October 4 in the Americas, followed by Europe (October 7) and...

NiP and Betway agree ‘high six-figure’ sponsorship deal

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Betway and Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP) announced late last night that they have joined forces. This 'high six figure' deal makes the British company the second mainstream gambling company to sponsor a team,...

Ultraplay unleashes OutLaws Esports Academy

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Bulgaria's recent and largest esports tournament to date, Game Evolution, has inspired the competition's main partner and sponsor UltraPlay to open an esports academy, OutLaws, to nurture young talent in the region.  Advanced...

Team dignitas bought by NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers

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One of the oldest names in professional esports, Team Dignitas, have announced a takeover by NBA's Philadelphia 76ers franchise. Part of this deal includes a buy-out of the organisation Apex, who...

Blizzard announces final Overwatch World Cup teams

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Of the 50 countries that entered a team into the qualification for the Overwatch World Cup, only 16 have made it.  Blizzard has now announced which teams were successful and which will compete...

August sees Overwatch jump to fifth most watched esport on Twitch

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In the month of August there was only ever going to be one esport which was the most watched; Dota 2.  Thanks to The International with its $20m plus largely crowdfunded prize...