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 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 […]

February 9, 2021

Cold War League Play launches for 2021 CDL Season

The grand launch of Black Ops Cold War League Play takes off just in time before the start of the Call of Duty League 2021 season. This launch comes as fans prepare for a thrilling Double Weapon XP Weekend on February 11 while the CDL season kicks off. League Play lets players compete in Skill […]

January 26, 2021

LCS Lock-In Tournament Semifinalists

The quarterfinals of the LCS Lock-In tournament has concluded and the ground is set for the semifinals. In a weekend that saw Team Liquid steamroll FlyQuest and Evil Geniuses run over Golden Guardians, surprise winners enter the next stage of the 2021 LCS tournament. In the first game of the quarterfinals, 100 Thieves emerged victorious […]

January 20, 2021

VALORANT Patch Notes 2.01 Reworks Split Map

VALORANT Patch Notes 2.01 are out and feature significant nerfs to Jett’s smokes and a massive rework of the Split map. The developers are also making changes to AFK restrictions for all rounds. These changes are coming just eight days after VALORANT Patch 2.0 as Riot Games continues to push for a competitive game. VALORANT […]

January 7, 2021

PUBG 2 and PUBG Mobile 2 Reportedly in Development

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, commonly dubbed as PUBG, was one of the first battle royale games to make its breakthrough. According to MTN, a credible source at Krafton has leaked that PUBG 2 and PUBG Mobile 2 are already under development and are set to be released in the second quarter of 2021. These sequels seek to […]

January 6, 2021

Latest updates to CS:GO Tuscan Map remake

The creators and authors of the famous Counter-Strike 1.6 Tuscan Map, revealed the latest developments on the beta version of the CS:GO map through a trailer on YouTube. In September last year, the creators and developers failed to agree about the ownership of the remake version of Tuscan. With some disputes settled now, the new […]

December 29, 2020

Top 5 Esports Industry Trends in 2021

The gaming industry has been evolving year-after-year with evolving technology. The astronomical rise of esports in the last few years is reshaping the industry and is visible through its increasing worldwide fanbase and new trends, especially in 2021. We have seen massive growth in viewership and demographics in esports like CS:GO, Overwatch, Dota 2, Fortnite, […]

December 22, 2020

Guild Esports signs Hen as second pro Fortnite player

Earlier today, Guild Esports, owned by David Beckham, announced the signing of Henry “Hen” Maclean to its pro Fortnite team. This comes a month after the company fielded Nikolaj “Flikk” Andreas Frøsle to its growing roster of elite esports players. Fortnite Hen Hen joins the pro Fortnite scene as the youngest player in the team. […]

December 9, 2020

PUBG Mobile Global Championship Week 3 Day 1

PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) is the biggest esports event for PUBG Mobile in 2020. The event features elite teams from South East Asia, China, and North Africa. With the winner expected to go home with a $2 million prize, teams are revving up for the Week 3 Super Weekend elimination stage. This global championship […]