The Esports Insider Hall of Fame 2019 is set to be a bumper event especially thanks to our partners WePlay! and GRID. We’ll be inducting three famous faces from the industry who have helped shape, develop and made a serious impact on the industry we all know and love so dearly. Last year we inducted […]
Mike Tyson has entered the industry, Armani Exchange has made its first moves in esports, and Turner “Tfue” Tenney is suing FaZe Clan; this week in esports has been unpredictable to say the least. As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week. We also have a twice-weekly newsletter that informs […]
This news broke this week that professional Fortnite esports player and Twitch/YouTube personality Turner “Tfue” Tenney is suing FaZe Clan, the organisation he is contracted to. It was news that sent shockwaves through not only the esports landscape but gaming as a whole. It was trending worldwide on Twitter. Every esports lawyer, team-owner, streamer and player […]
Riot Games has announced intentions to implement revenue-sharing features in-game to support League of Legends esports. Introducing region-specific fan or team passes, each sale will see 50% of the revenue split across the relevant leagues or team from a particular region. Starting on May 31st, this isn’t the first time that the developer has incorporated esports-related […]
Fortnite has partnered up with Nike Air Jordans for an in-game collaboration. The partnership includes branded outfits and the Downtown Drop limited time mode. The exclusive Nike Air Jordan outfits are available in the Hang Time Bundle which can be purchased via the in-game shop for 1,800 V-Bucks. The bundle includes two outfits, called Grind and Clutch, […]
American former professional boxer Mike Tyson has entered the esports industry through an investment in esports organisation Fade 2 Karma, as initially reported by ESPN. Financial details haven’t been released at the time of writing. As a result of the investment, Fade 2 Karma will build a streaming facility in El Segundo, California, near Los Angeles. […]
The Rugby League World Cup 2021 is set to launch their search for an esports partner. Following two procurement workshop events, the RLWC2021 has announced their Request for Proposal on esports. The project it ‘key to the tournament’s extensive and ambitious digital targets’. Speaking on the search for an esports partner, Jonathan Neill, the tournament’s […]
Tournament organiser ESL and telecomms company Vodafone are launching a mobile esports tournament which will have its grand final hosted on a 5G network. The Vodafone 5G ESL Mobile Open will feature racing title Asphalt 9: Legends and battle royale title PUBG Mobile, with the grand final taking place at Milan Games Week in September. Ralf Reichert, […]
League of Legends publisher Riot Games has announced the launch of a governing body to handle their collegiate and high school esports. As per prior reports, The Riot Scholastic Association of America (RSAA) is comprised of an advisory board of six leaders in the college esports space, who will work in tandem with a dedicated Riot Games […]
Snake Esports has been rebraned as Li-Ning Gaming or LNG Esports by Viva China Sports, a subsidiary of the Chinese apparel company, Li-Ning Group. It is expected that LNG Esports will debut in China’s top League of Legends tournament, the LPL this summer. It was reported in January that Viva China Sports had acquired Snake […]
The ESI Hall of Fame returns once more in 2019 to celebrate and recognise individuals who have built, moulded and continue to shape the esports industry. This time around we're in Los Angeles at Nixon Peabody LLP, during E3 week.
ESI London is a multiple day event taking place across the vibrant city of London. This time around we are hosting out of the likes of Twickenham Stadium and HKS Architects' London HQ. Learn, strategise, debate, network and find the right partners.
In short, everything you’ll need in one place. The ultimate industry showcase.