ESI 2021 round-up: Looking back

As the sun sets on yet another year defined by the unyielding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but step back and admire the intrinsic resilience of the esports...

WePlay Holding: Setting records in 2021

As a company that takes pride in doing things differently in the esports industry, WePlay Holding has long been an established media holding company and esports event organiser.  Its esports division, WePlay...

AFK Pros: Launching during uncertainty

AFK Group writes for ESI to detail the company’s launch of AFK Pros in 2021 and the subsequent journey it has embarked on.  RELATED: AFK Creators rebrands to AFK Group Overall, 2021 has...

Top 10 highest viewed esports events of 2021

From a viewership standpoint, 2021 has seen new records be broken and titles surge to the next level of popularity. Whether it is traditional games steadily developing fanbases or mobile esports continuing...

Pace University launches esports programme

American educational institution Pace University has announced the launch of its first esports programme set to commence in January 2022. In addition, the university has detailed the development of a dedicated esports...

Riot Games names Polish Esports League as VRC operator

The Polish Esports League has announced a three-year partnership with game developer Riot Games.  As part of the three-year deal, the Polish Esports League will become the operator of Riot Games' new...
ESI Digest #73

Oxygen acquires CoD League slot, Gen.G appoints Arnold Hur CEO | ESI Digest #73

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...
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G2 Esports extends Lenovo Legion partnership

European esports organisation G2 Esports has extended its partnership with Lenovo Legion, the gaming subsidiary of technology company Lenovo Group Limited. As a result, the brand will continue to be the desktop and laptop provider...
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Promod Esports unveils details on VRL Northern Europe: Polaris

Esports production company Promod Esports has unveiled details surrounding its 2022 VALORANT Regional League (VRL) for Northern Europe. Known as VRL Northern Europe: Polaris, the league will provide players with a path into the VALORANT Champions...

Riot Games announces VCT EMEA plans, introduces VALORANT Regional Leagues

Game developer Riot Games has unveiled details surrounding VALORANT’s EMEA esports ecosystem, including the introduction of VALORANT Regional Leagues (VRLs). Riot Games has also announced details surrounding EMEA’s 2022 VALORANT Champions Tour...