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April 7, 2021

BMW Esports Unites its Teams in Heroes of Rivalry Manga

BMW Esports announced today it’s partnering with OG Esports and adding them to the #UnitedInRivalry squad. BMW also unveiled its Heroes of Rivalry project, which consists of its six esports teams working together in a manga. This night will not only change their lives … but shift theirentire reality. 👀 Prepare for a whole new […]

March 25, 2021

Guild Esports signs Subway as multimillion sponsor

Guild Esports makes headlines today with a new sponsorship with fast-food chain Subway. Co-owned by David Beckham, the esports organization sets out to support player health and keep nutrition on the right track. The multimillion-dollar sponsorship sees Subway as Guild Esports’ official quick-service restaurant partner, where it covers 50 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) […]

March 22, 2021

5 Ways COVID-19 Affected the Esports Industry

It’s over a year since the pandemic struck, and many industries were affected. The esports industry hasn’t been spared either. But unlike most sectors that plummeted because of COVID-19’s impact, the pandemic has catapulted esports revenues, user engagement levels, and market outreach. 5 Ways COVID-19 Hit Esports Accelerating growth comes despite the cancellation of several […]

March 17, 2021

Blizzard layoffs signal less live esports events

In sweeping news yesterday, game publisher Activision Blizzard began 2021 layoffs with about 50 of its employees. What’s more, this move comes from plans to decrease the focus on live esports events for its major games. More on today's Activision Blizzard layoffs:– Dozens of people at the whole company were impacted, not just in live […]

March 12, 2021

Esports Industry to Reach $1.1 Billion in 2021 Revenue

According to Newzoo, a leading gaming and esports market analytics firm, global esports industry revenue will hit $1.084 billion in 2021. This is an increase of 14.5%, up from $947.1 million in 2020, with media rights and sponsorships contributing to over 75% of total esports revenue. Newzoo Report In its Global Esports and Live Streaming […]