Most watched esports events 2019

The most watched esports events of 2019

We’ve all seen people compare esports events viewership to that of the Super Bowl, but it’s not an accurate or fair comparison. It’s hard to know that viewership is growing without...
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Andbox co-founder on New York Subliners branding, investing in esports

The Call of Duty League is the latest major league to emerge in esports. Ran by Activision Blizzard, which launched sister competition Overwatch League in 2017, there was a reported buy-in...
Partnerships and sponsorships December 2019

Esports partnerships and sponsorships highlights for December 2019

Each and every month, dozens of partnerships and sponsorships are announced in esports. It’s hard to keep track of every development if you don't follow Esports Insider religiously, but even then,...
Investments, mergers, and acquisitions December 2019

Esports investments, mergers, and acquisitions in December 2019

As the esports industry continues to grow, so does the interest in owning a piece of the pie. Celebrities and venture capitalists are investing millions of pounds, companies are merging together to...

New Year’s resolutions: Esports in 2020

There's little doubt that 2019 has been another huge year for the esports industry. We've seen acquisitions aplenty, further franchising, and a swathe of world-renowned brands enter the space. Esports Insider...
ESI Job Picks

ESI Job Picks – Find the job for you in esports – December 2019

How do you land that dream job in esports? Where do you even find the best esports jobs? With the industry growing at an almost alarming rate, there are more roles...
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Ludwig Sandgren on GODSENT’s revival and Björn Borg partnership

After ceasing operations in June 2018, Swedish organisation GODSENT made a surprising return to the esports fray by merging with The Final Tribe in September 2019. The organisation, continuing under the GODSENT...
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The best esports advertising campaigns of 2019

With 2020 almost upon us, it’s time to summarise some of the most creative advertising campaigns in esports throughout 2019.  This year, esports has collectively made strides in claiming a rightful place...
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Mike “Hastr0” Rufail on keeping Envy in CoD with Dallas Empire

When you think of Call of Duty esports, a handful of iconic brands come to mind. Team Envy is one of those legendary, long-standing names that fans have come to expect...
World of Warcraft Esports Future

Looking to the future of World of Warcraft esports

This is the final instalment of a three-part series that explores the past, the present, and the future of World of Warcraft esports. Read about the past here and the present here. In...

Events

DreamHack enters India with NODWIN Gaming, Viacom18

Swedish production company DreamHack has entered partnerships with both NODWIN Gaming and Viacom18. As a result, DreamHack Mumbai has been birthed, taking place over...