Top LATAM and Brazilian esports business developments in February 2021

Business in the Brazilian esports market continues to reflect the popularity of pro gaming in the region. Viewership on events like Garena Free Fire's Liga Brasileira is testament to the LATAM audience's...
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LetsPlay.Live partners with Ubisoft to broadcast Oceanic Challenger League

New Zealand-based esports tournament organiser and broadcasting media company LetsPlay.Live (LPL) has partnered with Ubisoft to become the exclusive tournament and broadcast partner for Rainbow Six: Siege’s Oceanic Challenger League (OCL) for...

Rainbow Six Siege unveils 2021 esports plans, Six Invitational moved to May

Publisher Ubisoft has provided an update for its Rainbow Six Siege 2021 esports structure, with the announcement confirming that the postponed Six Invitational will occur in May this year. RELATED: Ubisoft announces postponement...
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Ubisoft announces postponement of Six Invitational

French game developer Ubisoft has postponed the Six Invitational 2021 after the French Prime Minister announced that France's borders will be closed to all citizens outside of Europe. The developer aimed to commence Raindow Six Siege's event...
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epic.LAN renews Overclockers UK sponsorship for 2021

British event organiser epic.LAN has extended its partnership with hardware retailer Overclockers UK to as remain the headline sponsor for its 2021 events. The partnership will focus on content and live shows featuring members of...

beastcoast acquires Tempo Storm Rainbow Six Pro League slot

North American esports organisation beastcoast has announced the acquisition of Tempo Storm's Rainbow Six Siege Pro League slot. As a result, the organisation will move its roster from the North American Challenger League, Rainbow Six Siege's second...

Ubisoft renews PayPal partnership with Rainbow Six Esports

French game developer Ubisoft has renewed its partnership with online payment processor PayPal through to September 2022, the company announced on Thursday. The agreement names PayPal as the official payment platform for...

Ultimate Gamer announces multi-genre global tournament

Esports community and tournament platform Ultimate Gamer has announced the launch of the Ultimate Gamer Worldwide Open, a global competition featuring multiple titles across various genres.  The tournament, set to commence on March...

TSM announces Cadillac as exclusive automotive partner

North American esports organisation TSM has announced a partnership with automotive company Cadillac. As a result of the deal, Cadillac has been named TSM's exclusive automotive partner. According to the release, the partnership is...
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Value in Western esports: The importance of League and CS:GO

When we discuss value in the Western esports industry, what are we usually referring to? And where is it found? Industry valuations are not the concern of this discussion; some believe the...