Asia esports business

Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in May 2021

India receives some big news in the month of May as Krafton announces the return of PUBG Mobile in the form of Battlegrounds Mobile India. The region saw an influx of...

Fnatic raises $17m, FlyQuest unveils rebranding | ESI Digest #44

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest...
DarkZero x Aim Lab

DarkZero Esports and Aim Lab create Rainbow Six Siege training program

North American esports organisation DarkZero Esports (DZ) and AI performance platform Aim Lab have collaborated to build a Rainbow Six: Siege training program. This partnership continues an ongoing collaboration between the two...
Fnatic Marubeni

Fnatic closes $17m funding round led by Marubeni

London-based esports organisation Fnatic announced that it has raised $17m (~£12m) in a new investment round led by the Japanese conglomerate, Marubeni Corporation. The investment includes a strategic partnership between the two organisations...

Oxygen Esports announces G.O.A.T. Fuel partnership

North American organisation Oxygen Esports has announced a partnership with energy drink brand G.O.A.T. Fuel. According to the release, the partnership is set to include a range of ‘brand awareness initiatives', with...

Ubisoft gets the all-clear for offline Six Invitational event

Publisher Ubisoft has announced that its upcoming Rainbow Six Siege esports event, the Six Invitational, will still take place in Paris after gaining authorisation from the French government and local authorities. The...

FACEIT and Ubisoft expand Rainbow Six Siege FPL into LATAM

Esports platform FACEIT and game developer Ubisoft have expanded the Rainbow Six Siege FPL ladder into Brazil.  The launch, set to take place on May 14th, follows on from the introduction of European...

Virtus.pro officially launches fan engagement app Bearloga

Russian esports organisation Virtus.pro, in collaboration with Swiss-based sports tech company Blocksport, has officially launched its fan engagement app titled Bearloga. The app will allow fans to discuss Virtus.pro matches, collect rewards,...

Fuze.tv to sponsor Rainbow Six North American League

Video clip editing platform Fuze.tv has partnered with Ubisoft to become an official sponsor of the Rainbow Six Siege North American League for 2021. The partnership is set to commence during Stage...
LetsPlay.Live x Ubisoft

Rainbow Six OCL to be broadcast on Seven Network

New Zealand-based esports tournament organiser and broadcasting media company LetsPlay.Live (LPL) has unveiled a partnership that will see the Rainbow Six Siege Oceanic Challenger League (OCL) be broadcast on Australian television network...