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Toronto Esports departs Overwatch Contenders over naming dispute

Boston Uprising to retain players and staff following partner's exodus

By Rebekah Valentine

Malaysian government pledges $2.4m for esports in 2019

National budget will boost local esports scene, Razer CEO pledges to match the investment

By Matthew Handrahan

Danish prime minister opens Counter-Strike esports tournament

Lars Lřkke Rasmussen: "You are truly sportsmen following your dreams"

By Haydn Taylor

Tech billionaire Tej Kohli launches €50 million European esports investment fund

Esports Insider co-founder and managing director Sam Cooke brought on as adviser to Rewired GG

By Haydn Taylor

Streamlabs: Live streaming industry worth $10.1bn

Latest quarterly report estimates sector value to increase by $3 billion in 2019

By Haydn Taylor

NBA superstar Michael Jordan leads $26m investment into aXiomatic Gaming

Jordan invests in parent company of third-most valuable esports organisation, Team Liquid

By Haydn Taylor

Advance acquires The Esports Observer

Media company makes significant investment increase shortly after acquiring gaming analytics firm Newzoo

By Rebekah Valentine

Esports Integrity Coalition issues five-year ban to CS:GO cheater

OpTic disbands in wake of Nikhil 'forsaken' Kumawat's ban for cheating in two competitions

By Rebekah Valentine

Industry-first esports gambling platform gets wagering license approval

"There is finally a legitimate, regulated operator in the space that has a pretty comprehensive offering," says Unikrn CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Fighting Esports Group closes $15m funding round

Chinese esports organization wraps up Series A fundraising, reportedly planning partnership with Tencent

By Rebekah Valentine

Cloud9 raises $50 million toward staff increases, planned new facility

Valor Equity Partners leads Series B funding round as founder Antonio Gracias joins esports organization board

By Rebekah Valentine

South Korean network OGN bringing esports programming to North America with $100m investment

Esports producer to partner with PUBG Corp to livestream and broadcast upcoming National PUBG League

By Rebekah Valentine

OverActive Media raises $21.5m for new Toronto Overwatch League team

Funding lead by original investors, venture capitalist Adam Adamou, and others

By Rebekah Valentine

Advance acquires majority stake in Newzoo

Media company to make a "significant investment" in Newzoo to help it expand visibility, US presence

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic to launch "Support-A-Creator" Fortnite initiative

Creators will receive $5 for every 10k in-game currency spent by individual players until the end of the year

By Matthew Handrahan

Com2uS: "We were just shocked" by audience response to Summoners War esports

CEO Casey Lee discusses stumbling into mobile esports as a way to engage and grow its existing community

By Rebekah Valentine

Jacksonville victims to be honoured with charity Madden tournament tomorrow

Muthead League scraps plans for season six in favour of raising money for tribute fund

By James Batchelor

EA announces partnership with English Premier League

Landmark deal "carves a critical path forward" for FIFA esports

By Haydn Taylor

Tencent investing $316 million in Bilibili

Chinese gaming giant to purchase approximately 12.3% in shares of video sharing company that owns Overwatch League Hangzhou team

By Rebekah Valentine

Nate Nanzer: "The train has left the station" on esports opportunities

Overwatch League commissioner reflects on its inaugural year, the relationship between esports and traditional sports, and the League's role in diversity leadership

By Rebekah Valentine

British Esports Association, West Ham and GAME team up for activity week

Organisations aim to promote both physical sports and competitive video games this October half-term

By James Batchelor

NBA 2K League reflects on its rookie season

Managing director Brendan Donohue talks Twitch, Olympics, and player diversity as the esports effort enters its sophomore campaign

By Rebekah Valentine

Capcom launching Street Fighter esports league in Japan

Publishing ramps up competitive gaming efforts in home market with tournament kicking off next spring

By James Batchelor

Tencent and PUBG Corp hosting $600,000 mobile tournament

Kicks off in Kiev this week, finals to be held in Dubai at the end of the year

By James Batchelor

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