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.

Gfinity Facebook

Gfinity Elite Series to broadcast exclusively on Facebook

Gfinity has signed an exclusive digital broadcast agreement with Facebook that will see Season 3 of the Elite Series streamed on the social platform globally, excluding Australia. This agreement gives Facebook the exclusive...
IndiHome Esports League

Telkom Indonesia to present the IndiHome Esports League

Telkom Indonesia, a telecommunications provider, will present the IndiHome Esports League starting from March. The deal is set to span over two years and will be split into four separate seasons...

ESL Pro League coverage expands into the APAC region

ESL Pro League has announced that it will be expanding its coverage to another region coming season 7. The Asia-Pacific region will be the latest expansion of coverage for CS:GO Pro...

ESI Gambling Report: Pro-Gaming licenses and esports in Japan

In early February, news broke there would be an addendum to an age-old law in Japan aimed at illegal gambling that restricted paid esports tournaments from being hosted in the country. This...
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The Esports Roundtable: Allan Phang, AirAsia

This week on The Esports Roundtable, host Joe Hills brings along Allan Phang, Allstars Engagement and Internal Branding, AirAsia People and Culture to discuss how the airline entered the esports industry and exactly what it...

Razer sponsors Singapore esports team, Chaos Theory

Razer has announced its sponsorship of Chaos Theory, a professional esports team based in Singapore that was launched in 2017 by ex-Razer employee, Drew Holt-Kentwell.  The gaming hardware, software, and systems company will provide...

Olympic Channel to embrace esports after Pyeongchang

The Olympic Channel will be looking at using esports to engage young audiences after the Pyeongchang Olympics. A digital platform launched in 2016 with a $450 million (£320.8m) budget, The Olympic...
ESL

ESL invests in Nazara Technologies to boost Indian esports scene

Just a couple of weeks after acquiring NODWIN Gaming, it's been announced that Nazara Technologies has been invested in by esports giant, ESL. Discussing the investment, Ralf Reichert, Co-founder and CEO, ESL said: "Our goal is to bring...
Japan Esports Union

Japanese organisations join forces to create Japan Esports Union

Three Japanese esports organisations have joined forces as a single cohesive unit known as Japan Esports Union, or JESU. Esports has long been a mainstream source of entertainment in nearby countries such as...
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AirAsia sponsors Dota 2’s Team Mineski

AirAsia has become the exclusive airline partner of Mineski Pro Team, a prevalent Dota 2 squad. https://twitter.com/AirAsia/status/956752089065013248 The roster, made up of Chai "Mushi" Yee Fung, Kam "NaNa" Boon Seng, Daryl Koh "iceiceice"...