Category: eSports

Microsoft steps deeper into eSports with Smash.gg acquisition

December 3, 2020

The platform will be integrated into Microsoft’s MSN eSports franchise Smash.gg has been around for about five years, having been founded by a group of gamers and eSports fans who were looking for a way to provide software to organize and run eSports tournaments and events. It has continued to gain a following since its […]

PUBG Corp. changes name to PUBG Studio after merger with parent company, Krafton, Inc.

December 2, 2020

The eSports organizer is rebranding itself, but will continue offering some of its current content PUBG Corp. has decided to fold into its parent company, Krafton, Inc. As a result, the studio and eSports competition organize behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will cease operating under its current name, opting for the snazzier PUBG Studio it is adopting. […]

Overwatch 2020 Winter Wonderland is approaching

December 1, 2020

The next installment of the annual event could start as early as next Tuesday Gamers need some extra holiday cheer this year because of all the COVID-19 chaos, quarantines, lockdowns and more. They’re likely to get it through the annual installment of the Overwatch Winter Wonderland, which has become a regular fixture in the eSports […]

PMGC breaks the record on PUBG Mobile Esports viewing

December 1, 2020

Over 1.5 million viewers for the PUBG Mobile Global Championship easily broke the previous record The PUBG Mobile Esports scene has been popular with eSports fans, which is why the PUBG Mobile World League was able to take the top spot in viewership at 1.1 million. However, that record has now been easily broken, as […]

GameSquare Esports set to acquire Reciprocity as M&A in eSports continues

November 27, 2020

The deal will cost the eSports company more than $20 million Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) have been gaining steam this year, especially as companies look to reduce the impact caused by COVID-19. The eSports ecosystem has seen its share of activity, as well, and a new one was just added to the list. GameSquare Esports […]

PUBG has a $14-million eSports schedule set up for next year

November 26, 2020

The video game developer is launching seven PUBG MOBILE Pro League regions PUBG gamers have something more to look forward to next year. A new eSports competition series is coming from the game’s publisher, PUBG Corp., which has announced its eSports tournament series for 2021, with a total prize pool of $14 million up or […]

Valorant Champions Tour will be a global, season-long competition next year

November 25, 2020

Riot Games has introduced a number of changes for Valorant eSports events next year 2021 is going to bring a lot of changes to the competitive Valorant scene. Riot Games, the video game’s developer and organizer of eSports events, has announced that it is introducing a number of updates to next year’s Valorant schedule, including […]

Rainbow Six Siege to undergo a number of changes to its schedule

November 24, 2020

Ubisoft is rewriting the script on this year’s Regional Finals, as well as events next season Ubisoft is desperately hoping it can bring back live eSports events as soon as possible, but the continued drama caused by COVID-19 is making the company’s life difficult. As a result of the pandemic, Ubisoft has been forced to […]

Learn2Esports teams up with Twitch for new training platform

November 23, 2020

The eSports education firm is making it easier for gamers to get in on streaming A new platform is being introduced that promises to give gamers better access to the eSports ecosystem. Learn2Esport was created to deliver eSports program management and educational tools, and is now teaming up with Twitch to introduce a new initiative […]

Simplicity Esports has over 50 tournaments on tap before Christmas

November 20, 2020

The eSports competition company is going to hold a series of tournaments at its gaming centers A number of online and in-person eSports competitions are coming up before the end of the year that will give fans and players a lot of hot action and many of these are going to be hosted by the […]

Groups announced for upcoming PUBG Mobile Global Championship

November 19, 2020

The upcoming eSports competition will feature a total of 24 teams from around the world The PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) is right around the corner. This latest international eSports competition will include a total of 24 teams from all parts of the globe, all vying to take home a piece of the massive $2-million […]

January of next year to welcome third installment of Echo Arena season for VRML

November 18, 2020

Virtual Reality Master League is bringing back the popular eSports competition in two months Echo Arena fans will be happy to know that virtual Reality Master League (VRML) is ready for its third Echo Arena season. The eSports league has now set the schedule for the next series of competitions, which will reportedly include an […]

Golden Guardians parts ways with its entire roster

November 17, 2020

The five members were let go ahead of the LCS 2021 season There are five new eSports pros in free agency. Golden Guardians announced that it has let its entire squad go ahead of the LCS 2021 season, with all of them already out the door. Hauntzer, Closer, Damonte, FBI and Huhi are now looking […]

Guild Esports forced to give up Valorant First Strike win after illegal boost

November 16, 2020

The eSports group was penalized by Riot Games for cheating during the game’s qualifying round Guild Esports recently took down G2 in the Valorant First Strike qualifiers and quickly set out to celebrate the victory. However, their exuberance was short-lived, as Riot Games called them for cheating. The company accused them of having used an […]

Perkz close to leaving G2 Esports after Cloud9 agrees to pay record amount

November 13, 2020

The League of Legends gamer now knows how much he’s worth to the eSports community There was talk earlier in the week that G2 Esports was willing to let go of one of its best League of Legends (LoL) players, Perkz, as long as it got a sizeable about of money in return. The price […]

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