2019 Predictions

Five predictions for the esports industry in 2019

2018 is over, and nobody will deny that it was a ridiculous year for the esports industry. Celebrity investors, new competitions, almost-unbelievable organisation valuations, and a plethora of incredible game play...
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Blizzard to trial Twitch moderation for Overwatch Contenders

When the quarterfinals matches of Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 3 take place, Blizzard will trial a new moderation system on Twitch. The test comes as a bid to find "new ways to...
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WSOE chooses Fortnite for third event in its tournament series

World Showdown of Esports (WSOE) has announced the third stop in its tournament series, and it'll see 100 players take part in popular Battle Royale title Fortnite. WSOE 3 will take place...
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UGC partners with Skillshot Media for Halo Classic event

Esports tournament organiser Ultimate Gaming Championship (UGC) has partnered with Hi-Rez Studios' subsidiary Skillshot Media to improve the production of its upcoming Halo Classic event. Taking place over January 11-13th right outside of...

The ESI Forum Series is back with a bang on February 6th

As a cracking 2018 draws to a close, we’re delighted to announce our first event of 2019. It’s the return of a fan favourite in the Esports Insider Forum Series, on...
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DreamHack enters partnership with Esport-Management for 2019

Ahead of its busy 2019 schedule, tournament organiser DreamHack has announced a new partnership with team management platform Esport-Management. The deal includes head sponsorship for events such as CORSAIR DreamHack Masters, DreamHack Open,...
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DreamHack Mumbai adds BenQ ZOWIE as monitor partner

Tournament organiser DreamHack has appointed BenQ ZOWIE as the official monitor partner for the rest of the 2018 season. The only remaining DreamHack event that will take place this year is DreamHack...
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ESL Pro League 2019 to feature live studio group stage matches in new format

ESL and WESA have announced details of the new CS:GO Pro League format for the 9th season which will get underway in April 2019. The brand new format will feature live...
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British Esports Association launches tournament for alternative provision schools

Not-for-profit organisation British Esports Association has partnered with computer-building companies PC Specialist and Fierce PC to host a championship for Alternative Provision (AP) schools. This one-off tournament is separate from British Esports Association's...
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Porsche partners with iRacing for $100,000 championship

Sports car manufacturer Porsche has launched the Porsche iRacing World Championship Series in partnership with online racing simulator iRacing. Competitors will race using the virtual 911 Cup car in a 10-round championship for their...

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McLaren partners with Huami for Shadow Project

McLaren has entered a partnership with California-based wearable technology brand Huami, making it the official wearables partner of the McLaren Shadow Project. Wrapping up on...