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Dignitas announces NYX Professional Makeup partnership

North American esports organisation Dignitas has announced NYX Professional Makeup as its official beauty partner.  The collaboration will see the cosmetics brand build custom product placement integrations inside Dignitas’s Verizon 5G Gaming Center in Los Angeles and its Headquarters in New York City.  Credit: Dignitas RELATED: Saweetie joins forces...

Enlight announces new esports career-focused programmes

Esports career platform Enlight has announced the launch of a series of programmes designed for individuals looking to get into specific sectors of the esports industry. In total there will be four programmes covering different disciplines, with each running six-weeks with two live sessions per week. The programme is priced at $500 (~£358) and will...

Belong confirms Houston as first US venue, partners with PlayStation, Mavix and more

Belong Gaming Arenas, a subsidiary of esports and tech company Vindex, has announced it will roll out ‘hundreds’ of ‘experimental’ gaming centres across the U.S. In addition, Belong will collaborate with PlayStation, OMEN by HP, ViewSonic, and Mavix to equip these gaming centres. Photo credit: Belong RELATED: Belong strengthens management team with...

RuHub Studio partners with Liga Stavok for TI10 CIS qualifiers

ESforce Holding’s content creation firm RuHub has announced a partnership with Russian gambling firm Liga Stavok. The deal will see the betting company become a partner of RuHub Studio for the CIS qualifiers of The International 10. Image credit: ESforce Holdings RELATED: Liga Stavok unveiled as latest partner of Gambit Esports The branding of Liga...

GamerzClass closes $2.5M seed round bringing total to $4.2M

Danish esports training provider GamerzClass has completed a $2.5 million (~£1.79 million) seed round led by venture fund byFounders. Other investors include Ben Holmes, formerly of GP Index Ventures, who invested in King and Playfish, and Morten Wulf, Founder of GameAnalytics with support from existing investors Bumble Ventures and TrueSight Ventures....

FaZe Clan unveils limited-edition collection with Takashi Murakami

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan has partnered with Japanese artist Takashi Murakami to produce a limited-edition collection of gaming and esports merchandise.  The collection, which includes an esports jersey and multiple mousepads, features Murakami’s signature flower pattern and will be available exclusively on the NTWRK app on June...

Copenhagen Flames announces Red Bull partnership

Danish esports organisation Copenhagen Flames has announced a partnership with energy drinks brand Red Bull. According to the release, the deal will see Red Bull work closely with the Flames’s CS:GO roster to ‘reach new heights on the Danish and international esports scene’. Credit: Copenhagen Flames RELATED: Copenhagen Flames announce partnership...

BLAST Premier extends DouYu media rights partnership

CS:GO esports tournament series BLAST Premier has announced the renewal and expansion of its media rights deal with Chinese live streaming service DouYu.  As part of the deal, DouYu will retain exclusive broadcast rights in China for the rest of the BLAST Premier 2021 season and extend them to Huya and Bilibili’s streaming platforms. Photo Credit:...

Dota 2’s The International faces possible relocation following Sweden ruling

Game developer, publisher, and digital distribution company Valve has announced that its flagship Dota 2 esports event, The International, may no longer be able to be hosted in Stockholm, Sweden in August. According to the announcement, this is due to the Swedish Sports Federation voting to not accept esports into the federation.  Image credit: Valve...

Ryan Nejmanowski joins ORDER as Chief Development Officer

Australian esports organisation ORDER has appointed Ryan ‘Lewart’ Nejmanowski as its Chief Development Officer. Prior to joining the ORDER, Nejmanowski spent three years in various creative, talent, media, revenue, and management roles at North American esports organisation Team Liquid. He departed the organisation in 2019. Credit: ORDER RELATED:...

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