Hi-Rez Studios launches Creativity Unchained remote work policy

Atlanta-based game publisher Hi-Rez Studios has revealed Creativity Unchained, a programme that allows its employees in the USA and UK to work remotely. The new remote work policy encourages over 80 percent...

WePlay Ultimate Fighting League strengthens business operations with new agreement

Representatives from esports media holding company WePlay Esports, alongside professional boxers Oleksandr Usyk and Vasyl Lomechenko, have signed an agreement to create a company that will hold WePlay Ultimate Fighting League (WUFL) tournaments.  According...

DarkZero Esports strikes RESPAWN partnership

North American esports organisation DarkZero Esports has welcomed gaming furniture manufacturer RESPAWN as its latest partner.  The year-long partnership will see RESPAWN outfit DarkZero’s gaming facility in Las Vegas.  RELATED: RESPAWN Products becomes...

CouRage and Valkyrae become 100 Thieves co-owners, BMW announces esports manga | ESI Digest...

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...

Esports data platform GRID announces $10m funding round

Esports data platform GRID has announced a $10m (~£7.28m) Series A funding round, with NFL player JuJu Smith-Schuster investing in the firm.  Alongside Smith-Schuster, ‘industry leaders’ behind Alinea Capital, Bumble Ventures, and...

U.S Soccer announces collaboration with Esports Engine

U.S Soccer, the football federation for the United States of America, has named esports operations company Esports Engine as the official production provider for the eNational Team Closed Finals. RELATED: Esports Engine...

ROCCAT announced as latest LCS partner

The LCS, Riot Games’s North American League of Legends competition, has named Turtle Beach's German peripherals brand ROCCAT as its first official mouse and keyboard partner. The multi-year agreement sees ROCCAT provide...

Astralis Group announces intention to trade in US market

Danish esports organisation Astralis Group has announced its intention to trade in the US market through a dual quotation on the OTCQX Best Market. According to the release, the organisation has applied...

Latin artist Ozuna partners with XSET

Lifestyle gaming organisation XSET has announced a partnership with multi-award-winning Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Ozuna. The partnership sees Ozuna become a managing partner of the organisation, making him the first-ever Latin artist esports...
100 Thieves Valkyrae CouRage

Valkyrae and CouRage made co-owners of 100 Thieves

100 Thieves CEO Matt 'Nadeshot' Haag has announced Rachell ‘Valkyrae’ Hofstetter and Jack ‘CouRage’ Dunlop as co-owners of the brand. Both Hofstetter and Dunlop joined the organisation originally as content creators — Hofstetter...