April 7, 2021

100 Thieves reveal NFTs in Enter Infinity Collection

Esports organization 100 Thieves and CEO Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag revealed their own non-fungible token (NFT) offerings alongside its latest merchandise release, the Enter Infinity Collection. 100 Thieves Enter Infinity NFT CollectionLive Nowhttps://t.co/me5zV37mOx pic.twitter.com/FiWtreeiSi — 100 Thieves (@100Thieves) April 6, 2021 100 Thieves Enter Infinity Collection The news comes as a surprise because 100 Thieves is […]

March 25, 2021

Razer sees record-high revenue with 2020 earnings

Video game hardware company Razer announced yesterday that it made a record-high revenue of $1.2 billion in 2020. Razer 2020 Revenue Based in Irvine, California, Razer reported the 2020 revenue numbers in the Orange County Business Journal. These numbers are a vast increase from what was seen in 2019 too. In 2019, Razer earned about […]

March 25, 2021

Fandom Sports mints its esports NFT rewards

Fandom Sports Media just announced the successful minting of its first NFT for its esports rewards and betting program. Esports NFT The new non-fungible tokens created by artist Daniel Mazzone are finally minted. Intended to pair with Fandom’s esports program, these tokens will help incentivize new users to join the platform. Contests and branded giveaways […]

March 24, 2021

Mirage Esports partners with Under Armour

Mirage Esports just announced its partnership with sportswear brand Under Armour. This deal includes a brand new merchandising lineup and a future training center. Mirage is Quebec’s first professional esports organization, mostly participating in the 2021 Rainbow Six Siege North American League. The organization provides a necessary environment to help players grow into skilled performers. […]

March 23, 2021

Microsoft may buy Discord for $10 Billion

While Discord looks to sell its platform, according to Bloomberg, Microsoft is reportedly in front of the discussion with a $10 billion sale. It is a common business practice to look out for potential buyers to define a company’s value. Although multiple parties are placing Microsoft at the top of the list, nothing is complete […]

March 15, 2021

Kevin Durant invests in Andbox, NYXL and Subliners

NBA Brooklyn Nets basketball player Kevin Durant just invested in Andbox, the ownership group for Overwatch League’s New York Excelsior and Call of Duty League’s New York Subliners, further cementing the link between sports and esports. Proud to announce our newest investment in @andbox_official @subliners to continue the growth of esports in New York and beyond […]

March 10, 2021

Envy Gaming adds Gray Television as $25M+ investor

North American esports organization Envy Gaming makes headlines today with its announcement of a $40 million Series C funding round involving a TV company. Led by Gray Television, the investment round aims to grow Envy’s current and future talent, projects, and more. Gray already invested $28.5 million in the organization. Additionally, it will name two […]

March 5, 2021

How do Esports Teams Make Money?

It’s no surprise that the esports industry keeps growing and it’s largely thanks to the teams creating competition and engagement. Unfortunately, these teams often struggle to survive and grow, especially during the global COVID-19 pandemic. With tournaments moving online for nearly 12 months now, earning revenue from live events is impossible. Clearly, teams are still […]

February 24, 2021

HP to acquire HyperX for $425 million

HP Incorporation announced today that it reached a definitive agreement to purchase HyperX, the gaming hardware division of the Kingston Technology Company, for $425 million. HyperX is a popular brand in the gaming peripheral space, specializing in keyboards, mice, mousepads, microphones, headsets and more. HP’s acquisition of the brand supports its recent strategy and focus […]

February 6, 2021

Esports strategist Jimmy Baratta joins XSET Gaming

Esports organization XSET Gaming announced today that strategist Jimmy Baratta joins the team as a key advisor and investor. Jimmy Baratta Joins the Set Baratta has long helped the esports community since his early career as an attorney. He especially contributed in the early days by helping found the North American Collegiate League (NACL), a […]