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 available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below. On this week’s ESI Digest we cover, Oakley’s partnership […]
Following on from the success of the competition last year, Esports Insider is proud to announce the return of the WFH League for a third season. Co-operated by ESI and Platform, the ‘corporate’ esports competition sees colleagues team up and go head-to-head against other companies in a multi-game tournament series. RELATED: Esports Insider announces its […]
Esports Entertainment Group has announced a multi-year sponsorship deal with Kraft Sports and Entertainment to be the official esports tournament provider of the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution. As part of the agreement, Esports Entertainment Group will use the Patriots and the Revolution’s marks to promote bi-annual esports tournaments on its Esports […]
What can esports orgs learn from sports’ greatest dynasties? In this piece, ESI’s new Guest Columnist Caleb Cousens, CEO of Adamas Esports, explores how teams gone by have created winning cultures, and how esports orgs can follow suit. His company has worked with teams such as the Vancouver Titans (Overwatch League), Seattle Surge (Call of […]
Esports platform and tournament organiser FACEIT has unveiled gaming peripherals company HyperX as the first sponsor of its CS:GO, League of Legends, and VALORANT collegiate leagues. The deal will see both parties collaborate to provide collegiate esports clubs with funding and prizes across the three leagues. RELATED: FACEIT and Ubisoft launch North American FPL for Rainbow Six Siege Alongside […]
North American organisation Tribe Gaming has announced a new partnership with gaming peripherals and accessories manufacturer Razer. As Tribe Gaming’s official peripherals partner, the organisation will be provided with Razer products for its esports athletes and content creators. RELATED: Fluxo Esports partners with Razer Gold and TNT for LBFF season In addition, the peripherals brand […]
EA Sports has announced an invitational event for its Madden NFL video game series. The EA Sports Madden NFL ‘The Yard’ Invitational will see a mix of professional players and influencers battle it out in a ‘unique team-based competition’. RELATED: The future of NFL esports and the Madden Championships Using the popular ‘The Yard’ mode from Madden […]
French esports organisation Team Vitality has entered into a partnership with peripherals manufacturer SCUF Gaming. The deal will see the company provide its controllers and accessories to Team Vitality’s players and content creators. RELATED: Version 1 and Minnesota Røkkr extend X Rocker and SCUF deals Alongside providing Team Vitality’s FIFA, Fortnite, and Rocket League rosters with […]
North American organisation Evil Geniuses has strengthened its commercial portfolio with the addition of Bud Light as its official beer sponsor. The partnership will see both entities collaborate on a range of content activations across Evil Geniuses’ and Bud Light’s channels. RELATED: Team Liquid strikes partnership with Bud Light One activation that has been revealed […]
Maestro, the interactive live streaming platform for content creators, has raised $15m (~£10.76m) in its Series B funding round. The round featured funding from existing investors, such as SeventySix Capital, The Strand Partners, Stadia Ventures, Hersh Interactive Group and Transcend Fund, as well as from newcomers, including NetEase, Sony Music Entertainment and Acronym Venture Capital. […]
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