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.

Riot Games partners with BBTV for LCK

BBTV partners with LCK to provide content management solutions

Global media-tech company BBTV has signed a partnership with Riot Games' League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK). As a result of the deal, BBTV will provide content management solutions to the Korean competition.  RELATED:...
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Esports Around The World: Philippines

Esports Around The World is a series of profiles outlining the esports ecosystem in various countries globally. The series ties into our ESI Washington DC event taking place 16-18th May 2022,...

FFWS 2022 features $2m prize pool; CIS and India teams not included

The Free Fire World Series (FFWS) 2022, set to be held on Singaporean island Sentosa, has unveiled its $2m (~£1.54m) prize pool. However, this edition will not feature organisations from India...

Indian streaming platform Loco retains NBA 2K League broadcasting rights

Indian esports and gaming streaming platform Loco has retained broadcast rights to show the NBA 2K League in the country. As a result, the platform will continue to broadcast the league as part of its 'multi-year...
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Bitget to sponsor PGL’s Major Antwerp 2022 and Dota 2 Major Arlington 2022

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitget has been named as the exclusive cryptocurrency partner of PGL Major Antwerp 2022 and PGL Dota 2 Major Arlington 2022. As a sponsor of both events, Bitget says...
Esports Viewership Breakdown March 2022

Esports viewership breakdown with Esports Charts: March 2022

Every month ESI, in collaboration with Esports Charts, delves into the world of esports viewership to highlight what audiences are currently watching, along with other emerging trends in the industry. With Riot...
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China Esports Blast: March 2022

Each month, sports digital agency Mailman shares the biggest esports stories and insights from China's esports scene, along with expert analysis on why they matter. RELATED: China Esports Blast: February 2022 With an...
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PUBG MOBILE announces details for PMCO Spring 2022

PUBG MOBILE has announced that its amateur and semi-pro tournament, the PUBG MOBILE Club Open (PMCO), will feature a $600,000 (~£457,400) total prize pool for its Spring split. Registration for the event...
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Demystifying cryptocurrency in esports: use cases | Part 3

Demystifying cryptocurrency in esports is a five-part series created in collaboration with Bitcashier, a corporate-focused cryptocurrency trading platform, to unravel the nascent relationship between cryptocurrency and esports. Part 2 looked at the...
Esports Around The World India

Esports Around The World: India

Esports Around The World is a series of profiles outlining the esports ecosystem in various countries globally. The series ties into our ESI Washington DC event taking place 16-18th May 2022,...