FURIA and FTX sign $3.2m sponsorship deal

Brazilian esports organisation FURIA has reportedly signed cryptocurrency exchange company FTX as its latest sponsor. Speaking to Esports Insider, FURIA confirmed that FTX will pay approximately $3.2m (~£2.48m) for the one-year...

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...

HyperX renews partnership with Dignitas parent company NME

Gaming hardware company HyperX has renewed its partnership with New Meta Entertainment (NME), the parent company of esports organisation Dignitas and media platform Raidiant. HyperX will remain the official peripheral partner of...

Nimo TV shuts global operations amidst Chinese sanctions

Huya-owned streaming platform Nimo TV is shutting its global operations. The decision affects 14 countries, including Brazil, Esports Insider was told by a Nimo TV executive. Huya has suffered several sanctions from...

BAYZ announces senior hires from Garena, TikTok, and BBL

Blockchain gaming and esports organisation BAYZ is hiring four new executives to expand its Community, Marketing, and Business Operations verticals. Carolina Bondioli joins in as Director of Content, Nathalia Esteves Bastos as...
Garena Casas Bahia partnership

Garena signs deal with Brazilian retail giant Casas Bahia

Games publisher Garena has signed a sponsorship deal with Brazilian retail giant Casas Bahia covering the rest of the 2022 season of the Brazilian Free Fire League (LBFF). The deal will be...
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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Community Gaming closes $16m Series A round

Esports tournaments platform Community Gaming has closed a $16m (~£12.25m) Series A funding round, led by SoftBank Group.  The round was carried out via Softbank’s SB Opportunity Fund and included participation from...
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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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Coca-Cola named founding partner of Wild Rift esports

Riot Games has announced soft drink manufacturer Coca-Cola as a worldwide founding partner of the League of Legends: Wild Rift esports circuit. As a result of the multi-year deal, the manufacturer will collaborate with the publisher to...