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Prudential Center to host ‘LCS Championship Delivered by GrubHub’

The LCS will host its first fan-attended event since Summer of 2019 in Newark, NJ at the Prudential Center. The LCS Championship Delivered by GrubHub will take place on August 28 and 29 and will crown the region’s 2021 season champion. At the event, the LCS will provide a fan experience featuring LCS teams and […] The post Prudential Center to host...

Report: Mobile Legends teams could be forced to drop Wild Rift due to exclusivity contract

Esports organizations participating in Mobile Legends could be forced to drop or never sign a team for Wild Rift due to a signed exclusivity contract with developer Moonton (owned by short-form video app TikTok), according to a report by Wild Rift news outlet WRCompetitive. Team Secret CEO John Yao weighed in on the report on […] The post Report:...

Report: Ninjas in Pyjamas merging with ESV5

Sweden-based esports organization Ninjas in Pyjamas is merging with a Chinese company called ESV5, with plans to be listed on the NASDAQ, according to a report from Reuters. ESV5 is a joint venture between esports organization eStar Gaming and Victory 5. A “source with direct knowledge on that matter” tells Reuters that the companies project […] The...

Esports Entertainment Group secures exclusive deal with Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company

Esports betting and competition operator Esports Entertainment Group has signed a deal to become the exclusive esports provider for Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company’s Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio. The company will operate a 7,000 square foot esports center at the location, scheduled to open in mid-2022. The facility will be […]...

Australian federal court gives Epic lawsuit against Apple the green light

Apple has lost its bid to get a lawsuit filed by Epic Games dismissed in Australia, one of several fronts where the Fortnite developer and publisher is suing the iOS owner for unfair business practices. Because Epic also sued Apple in the U.S., the iPhone and iPad maker argued that the Australian action should be […] The post Australian federal court...

TikTok appoints Nobru as global ambassador

TikTok announced on Thursday that it has appointed Brazilian  Free Fire player and esports organization owner Bruno “Nobru” Goes as its first global gaming ambassador.  The company has been expanding its presence into esports in general and Brazilian esports in particular. The short-form video app company was a partner of the local Free Fire emulation...

Golden Guardians returns to WoW raid race with next BDGG event

Golden Guardians-affiliated guild BDGG will host its second live broadcast event surrounding next week’s World of Warcraft Race to World First. The guild will livestream its progress through the race live on Twitch. For this event, BDGG has partnered with Blue Microphones, which sponsored Complexity Limit in the previous race, as well as energy and...

Ninjas in Pyjamas signs multiyear deal with Razer

Ninjas in Pajamas will join Razer’s stable of esports teams in a new multiyear partnership deal. Razer will become the organization’s peripheral provider and will produce custom gaming peripherals with NIP designs and branding. Earlier this year, shortly after unveiling its updated branding and colors, NIP signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Samsung....

Riot Games announces in-person finals for first Wild Rift official tournament in Brazil 

After unveiling its plans for the competitive Wild Rift scene in Brazil, Riot Games announced Thursday that the first tournament, Wild Tour, will be an in-person event to be held on Oct. 8 – 10, in the Riot Games studios in São Paulo. The event will not be open to the public due to COVID-19 […] The post Riot Games announces in-person finals for first...

Andbox signs USAA as New York Subliners partner

New York-based esports organization Andbox has secured a deal that will make USAA the official insurance and military appreciation partner of its Call of Duty League team New York Subliners. The multiyear partnership will make USAA the first partner to be featured on NYSL jerseys both inside the game and out. Financial terms were not […] The post...

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