Asia

Find out all the latest news from the Asian esports industry here! From the newest partners in the LPL to what is happening to the Asian esports mobile landscape.

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Galaxy Racer to invest $10m into Malaysia’s esports ecosystem

Dubai-based esports, gaming and lifestyle organisation Galaxy Racer has announced a projected investment of around $10m (£7.28m) into the Malaysian esports ecosystem. Galaxy Racer plans to invest in esports competitions and events...
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OR Esports teams up with KFC India

Indian BGMI (Battlegrounds Mobile India) team OR Esports has announced fast-food franchise KFC India as its ‘Winner Winner Chicken Dinner’ (WWCD) sponsor for 2022.  As part of the deal, KFC will become...
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EVOS expands into traditional sport; announces EVOS Thunder Bogor basketball team

Southeast Asian esports organisation EVOS Esports has expanded into traditional sports following the announcement of a basketball team, EVOS Thunder Bogor. According to a release, the new basketball team will be based...

DRX acquires esports organisation Vision Strikers

South Korean esports company DRX Corp. has announced the acquisition of eDreamWork Korea, the parent company of esports organisation Vision Strikers.  According to a release, Vision Strikers' brand is expected to merge...
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Mercedes, W Series and Wolves Esports to enter 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual

Media and technology company Motorsport Games has revealed the full entry list for the 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual, the final round of the Le Mans Virtual Series. The event will...

Anand Rajwanshi joins Penta Esports as Chief Creative Officer

Indian esports tournament platform Penta Esports has appointed Anand Rajwanshi, formerly of Publicis Groupe, as its Chief Creative Officer (CCO). In his new role, Rajwanshi will be responsible for leading the platform's...
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How 2021 shaped Indian esports

2021 will be remembered as one of the most challenging years in the history of Indian Esports. Stealing the spotlight was the prolonged ban on its most popular esports title, PUBG...

ESI 2021 round-up: Looking forward

“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” Winston Churchill’s infamous saying goes. This was a lesson quickly gleaned by esports’ practitioners in the past two years. More important than dwelling...

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...
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The Dotted Line: Top esports sponsorships & commercial deals of 2021

Commercial deals underpin the esports industry; sponsorship is our bread and butter. For many companies in the sector, after all is said and done, commercial sponsorships are what define the bottom...