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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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Media rights on the rise, WISE Ventures launches Version1 | ESI Digest #4 (07/08/20)

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 available...
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$25.3M raised in disclosed esports investments in July 2020

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...
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Esports partnerships and sponsorships highlights for July 2020

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,...
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Singapore Games Association launches with esports initiative

The Singapore Games Association (SGGA), formerly Singapore Games Guild (SGG), officially launched on August 3 with the mission of creating a sustainable local gaming and esports ecosystem as well as attract...

Mogul adds Google, YouTube veteran Kate Vale to board

Kate Vale's career has taken her to many top companies including YouTube, Google, and Spotify, now she joins the board of matchmaking platform Mogul.gg as a non-executive Director.  An amateur tournament and...

Gen.G partners with Red Card Global to aid Southeast Asia expansion

Gen.G Esports announced today that it has enlisted the services of sports marketing agency Red Card Global as it eyes expansion within the Southeast Asian esports market. Founded in 2005, Red Card...

Cambodian carrier Cellcard mounts esports push with Orange Esports, game developers

Cellcard, a leading 4G network carrier in Cambodia, today announced a partnership with organisation Orange Esports, as well as extensions with game developers Moonton and NetEase Games. Orange Esports is a popular...

Bilibili lands exclusive Chinese rights for League of Legends World Championship, more

Riot Games today announced an agreement with Chinese streaming video platform Bilibili that grants it exclusive broadcasting rights to its major League of Legends global events. The three-year deal will begin with...

ESL and DreamHack enter Chinese media rights deal with DouYu

ESL and DreamHack, both under parent company Modern Times Group (MTG), have signed a one-year, Mandarin-language exclusive deal with Chinese streaming service DouYu. The ESL Pro Tour for Starcraft II and Warcraft...

EVOS Esports unveils deal with Armaggeddon

EVOS Esports announces sponsorship with Armaggeddon for its professional esports teams that are based across Malaysia and Singapore. EVOS Esports' players will be equipped with the company's peripherals for streaming and content...