October 28, 2021

FaZe Clan Becomes Public Company Through Merger

Esports and gaming brand FaZe Clan announced this week that the company plans to go public on the NASDAQ stock market thanks to a merger with B. Riley Principal 150 Merger Corp. For you, the fans. Our biggest announcement to date: FaZe Clan is going to become a publicly traded company. https://t.co/HaHJtFIglW pic.twitter.com/YNYLpvVIRo — FaZe […]

September 17, 2021

Fnatic Enters $15 Million Partnership with Crypto.com

Fnatic announced today its brand new esports partnership with Crypto.com. For the next five years, the cryptocurrency exchange website will be associating itself with Fnatic’s brand. This deal, worth over $15 million, is a premium opportunity for Fnatic and Crypto.com to grow each other’s strengths. Fnatic has a huge fan base, spanning multiple generations of […]

September 10, 2021

Enthusiast Gaming Buys Addicting Games for $35M

Esports company Enthusiast Gaming announced this week that it will acquire Addicting Games, an upcoming brand in casual gaming, for $35 million. Longtime casual gamers will likely remember the early days of online gaming on @AddictingGames. Back in 2020 @barstoolsports discussed the nostalgia of Addicting Games in this tribute to "The Greatest Website of All […]

August 13, 2021

Esports Industry Growth Underestimated, Will Exceed $2.5 Billion in 2022

Most projections estimate that the esports industry for competitive video gaming will surpass $1 billion in revenue in 2021. Further, Newzoo projects the industry to maintain a 15% annual growth rate reaching $1.8 billion by 2022, with revenue flowing into esports through media rights, live event ticket sales, merchandise sales, and in-game purchases, but most […]

August 6, 2021

OG Esports Partners with Shinkenso Analytics

Shikenso Analytics revealed a brand new esports partnership in its latest announcement to work alongside OG Esports and provide them with better data analytics. For a field like esports, where most of its activities happen online, data collecting and analysis are crucial. Especially nowadays when most tournaments are still not happening live. This is a […]

August 3, 2021

LCS Partners with Cryptocurrency Exchange FTX

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX further cements a spot in esports in a new partnership with LCS, the home for League of Legends esports in North America. LCS FTX Riot Games’ new partnership will span seven years and integrates the FTX branding directly into broadcasts. As the official cryptocurrency exchange of the LCS, the crypto branding will […]

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 […]

June 29, 2021

Schalke 04 Esports sells LEC slot to Team BDS

League of Legends European Championship (LEC) team Schalke 04 Esports announced this morning that they finalized the sale of their LEC license, bringing Team BDS to take Europe’s slot. Official Statement on the Sale of the Schalke 04 Esports #LEC Slot. #S04 pic.twitter.com/DJI7ZcUxv9 — Schalke 04 Esports (@S04Esports) June 29, 2021 Schalke 04 Esports The […]

June 23, 2021

Soccer Clubs and Players moving the Esports Market

Soccer clubs are no longer strangers to the world of esports, and many European teams already created esports divisions to compete in multiple tournaments across different video game titles. However, in recent months, more clubs realized the potential of esports and are increasing their participation in this booming industry. Soccer and Football Clubs enter Esports […]