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July 30, 2021

Teams.gg Matchmaking Open for VALORANT Players

Games matchmaking company Teams.gg announced it will now extend its free services to VALORANT. Founded by James Duffield, Tom Russell, and Stuart Crouchman, Teams.gg originally targeted the CS:GO esports community but has partnered with Riot Games for new matchmaking experience to players. “Extending our platform to VALORANT felt natural considering the similarities to CS:GO and […]

July 29, 2021

Most Expensive Acquisitions in Gaming

The gaming and esports industry continues to grow, much of the growth comes from company acquisitions. Continued expansion came from acquiring brands but in the history of gaming, which company acquisitions are the most expensive? Most Expensive Acquisitions Using Crunchbase to gather the data, BusinessFinancing.co.uk found the five most expensive acquisitions in the gaming industry. Leading it […]

July 27, 2021

Gamer Personas and the Nine Different Types

Esports data company Newzoo found new insights on the different types of gamers and revealed their nine types of personas that video game players can fall into. Newzoo’s Segmentation Data Newzoo’s data found different archetypes that all gamers can fall into. The value of knowing more about these nine gamer personalities is primarily for marketing […]

July 27, 2021

Rainbow Six Siege Y6S2.2 Patch Notes

The official Rainbow Six Siege patch notes for Y6S2.2 got announced this morning and already released, including big updates like buffs to the reworked Tachanka and reworked Favela map moving around. Y6S2.2 Patch Notes Maestro and Alibi receive indirect buffs with a damage increase of 10 to the ACS12 shotgun. Another shotgun in the TCSG12 […]

July 26, 2021

FIFAe World Cup and FIFAe Nations Cup 2021 Cancelled

The biggest FIFA esports tournaments in the FIFAe World Cup and FIFAe Nations Cup announced the news today that they will be canceled for 2021. We are heartbroken to bring you the news that the upcoming FIFAe World Cup and FIFAe Nations Cup have been cancelled. We are committed to protecting the integrity of our […]

July 23, 2021

Rainbow Six Siege Developers Share Updates

In an official AMA on Reddit yesterday, Rainbow Six Siege developers from Ubisoft came together to address the community’s biggest questions and provide updates to the game. Rainbow Six Siege During the AMA forum, fans asked questions about the state of the game and upcoming plans. Answers came consistently and addressed the biggest concerns. One […]

July 23, 2021

Apex Legends Global Series Year 2 Adds $5M Prize Pool

EA and Apex Legends have announced Year 2 for the Apex Legends Global Series (ALGS), an esports league and circuit competition featuring $5 million in total prizing. If you thought this first year of the ALGS was action-packed, wait until you see what Year 2 has in store. 😏 🎮 Inclusion of console players🏆 $5 […]

July 21, 2021

CS:GO Dreams and Nightmares Workshop Gives Artists $1M

CS:GO announced and detailed the CS:GO Dreams & Nightmares Workshop contest today, a new program that aims to support artists and creators through a $1 million gun skin art contest. CS:GO Dreams and Nightmares The new contest looks to celebrate the artists and creators who contribute to the Steam Workshop and Marketplace. This $1M event […]

July 21, 2021

CDL Championship 2021 Dates Disclosed by Activision

Activision has finally announced the dates for the Call of Duty League 2021 Championship Weekend, which will take place from August 19 to August 22, in the Galen Center, in Los Angeles. The Championship weekend marks the end of the 2021 Call of Duty League esports season. The eight top-ranked teams in the regular season […]

July 20, 2021

Overwatch League 2021 Playoffs and Grand Finals

Overwatch League (OWL) shared today that it’s returning to a live LAN esports tournament with fan attendance for its 2021 playoffs and grand finals. Blizzard also surprised fans here because the playoffs take place in Texas while grand finals occur in California. Mark your calendars, we're doing it LIVE 🙌#OWL2021 playoffs head to Arlington 9/16-9/19 […]