Digital Schoolhouse x Nintendo UK

Digital Schoolhouse and Nintendo UK launch junior esports tournament

UK-based not-for-profit programme Digital Schoolhouse has joined forces with Nintendo UK and Outright Games to launch a national junior esports tournament. The tournament will see children between the ages of eight and 11 compete...
pHorum7

pHorum7 launches to provide more inclusivity in sim racing

A group of motorsport professionals have come together to launch pHorum7, a new company designed to drive inclusivity and diversity in sim racing and esports. According to the release, pHorum7 ‘recognises the...
Claire Hungate

Team Liquid appoints Claire Hungate as President and COO

International esports organisation Team Liquid has announced Claire Hungate as the company’s new President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.  According to the release, Hungate will superintend Liquid’s profit-and-loss and overall global...
EXCEL ESPORTS

EXCEL ESPORTS appoints Oskar Sisi as Creative Director

British esports organisation EXCEL ESPORTS has appointed Oskar Sisi, formerly of Fnatic, as its Creative Director. In his new role, Sisi will be responsible for leading the organisation’s new Brand and Creative...

X7 Esports acquires Bulldog Esports 

Isle of Man-based organisation X7 Esports has acquired British esports organisation Bulldog Esports.  As a result of the acquisition, the organisation has named Bulldog Esports's Founder Antony Newton as its new Director of...

Piqué and Ibai acquire Superliga spot, FaZe Clan and OpTic announce collaboration | ESI...

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...
AFK Creators

AFK Creators rebrands to AFK Group, expands offerings across industries

The AFK Creators name has housed a range of services under one roof over the years. However, as of today, the UK-based agency has rebranded to AFK Group as the firm...

Fnatic and Jack Link’s unveil community-focused campaign

UK-based organisation Fnatic has announced a new community-focused campaign called ‘The Beef Mode Challenge' alongside American snack company Jack Link’s. The campaign sees both entities collaborate to design a Jack Link’s branded...
Halo Championship Series

Halo Championship Series team partners revealed

Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced the esports organisations that will compete in the rebooted Halo Championship Series (HCS) featuring Halo: Infinite. The official partner teams are: Cloud9, eUnited, FaZe Clan, Fnatic, G2...

The FA names Xbox official partner of England National Teams

The Football Association (The FA) has announced a partnership with Xbox that will see the brand become the official gaming partner of the England National Teams. The deal will span across a...