Ninjas in Pyjamas and Zilliqa agree five-year blockchain-focused deal

Swedish esports organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) and blockchain company Zilliqa have announced a partnership aimed at creating virtual experiences for 'esports and crypto enthusiasts'. According to the release the experiences are...

LetsPlay.Live secures ROCCAT sponsorship

Oceanic tournament organiser and broadcasting company LetsPlay.Live has welcomed Turtle Beach's German peripherals brand ROCCAT as its exclusive peripherals sponsor. According to the release, the sponsorship is a direct result of LPL’s...

Last Rainbow Six Major of 2021 to be played in Sweden

Game developer Ubisoft has announced that the last Rainbow Six Major of 2021 will be held in Gävle, Sweden. The event was originally planned to take place in Asia, however, due to...
Mari Takahashi

Mari ‘AtomicMari’ Takahashi named Co-owner of Spacestation Gaming

North American esports organisation Spacestation Gaming has named gaming personality Mari 'AtomicMari' Takahashi as Co-owner of the company. Takahashi will work alongside her business partner, Peter Kitch, current founder Shaun 'Shonduras' McBride,...
Itaú Unibanco and MIBR

MIBR unveils partnership with Itaú Unibanco

Brazilian esports organisation MIBR has announced a partnership with financial services company Itaú Unibanco. As a result, the two parties will collaborate on a content series highlighting stories of the organisation's players. RELATED: Betway...
SiegeGG acquisition

Gfinity acquires Rainbow Six site SiegeGG

London-based esports and gaming tournament organiser Gfinity has acquired the trade and assets of SiegeGG Corporation (SiegeGG), a website that focuses on Rainbow Six Siege. Gfinity is especially interested in SiegeGG's underlying...

Astralis acquires Disrupt Gaming, enters into NA Rainbow Six League

European esports organisation Astralis has announced its expansion into North America by acquiring Disrupt Gaming and launching Astralis US.  Astralis will take over Disrupt Gaming's assets, key staff, and facilities around its...

Piqué and Ibai acquire Superliga spot, FaZe Clan and OpTic announce collaboration | ESI...

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...
Jesse Lingard esports

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard debuts JLINGZ esports

Developer Ubisoft has announced that professional footballer Jesse Lingard has acquired UK-based esports organisation Audacity Esports.  As part of the deal, the Rainbow Six Siege roster — temporarily named Team JLE — will...

Bank Next names Black Dragons CEO Nicolle Merhy as brand ambassador

Digital bank Next has named Black Dragons CEO, Nicolle 'Cherrygumms' Merhy as its latest brand ambassador.  Merhy joins the likes of Bruno 'Nobru' Góes and Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo as ambassadors of the...