Huya secures Chinese League of Legends deal, ECI launches | ESI Digest #40

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 is...

NRG Esports and The General announce Rocket League title partnership

North American organisation NRG Esports has announced a partnership with insurance company The General.  As a part of the deal, the organisation’s Rocket League team will be renamed ‘The General NRG’ and...

Gen.G partners with Conoco to host collegiate esports event Rivalry Week 

Multinational organisation Gen.G has partnered with American gas station brand Conoco to host a collegiate esports event. Rivalry Week presented by Conoco sees the University of Colorado and the University of Montana’s...

Semper Fortis Esports raises £2.55m from Aquis Stock Exchange listing

Following the UK-based esports organisation’s listing on the Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE), Semper Fortis Esports has announced that approximately £2.55m has been raised during the first day of dealings.  According to the...

Rocket League strikes Lamborghini partnership

Rocket League developer Psyonix has announced a partnership with Italian car manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini. As a result of the partnership, Lamborghini will sponsor the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) X Lamborghini Open...
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Epic Games closes $1bn funding round led by Sony

American games publisher Epic Games has announced the closing of a $1bn (~£727m) funding round, bringing the company's equity valuation to $28.7bn (~£20.87bn). Sony Group Corporation led the funding round with an...
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Esports startup Semper Fortis plans Aquis IPO

Semper Fortis Esports PLC, an esports startup, today announced its intention to go public via the Aquis Exchange on April 26th. RELATED: Esports data platform GRID announces $10m funding round The company aims...
Rocket League Side Swipe

Psyonix reveals mobile game Rocket League Side Swipe

Psyonix's Rocket League franchise has entered into the mobile ecosystem, with the company revealing that a new game called Rocket League Side Swipe is currently in development. The free-to-play title is a standalone...
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Team Endpoint extends CeX partnership in ‘seven-figure’ deal

British organisation Team Endpoint has extended its partnership with second-hand technology retailer CeX and appointed key players to its board. Hugh Man and Frank Orchard, the Chairman and Franchise Director of CeX...

NCRPA partners with Mission Control to launch Esports State Championship

The NC Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA) has partnered with recreational esports tournament platform Mission Control to launch the North Carolina Esports State Championship. The competition sees players and teams across the...