August 5, 2021

Rocket League Season 4 adds 2v2 Tournaments

With its third season ending in a couple of days, Rocket League is in for a big Season 4 update. This means new competitive content, mainly 2v2 tournaments and Extra Mode events. Since the game became free-to-play, Rocket League focused on bettering the experience for casual players. However, it does not mean that Psyonix is […]

August 4, 2021

Allied Esports and NASCAR Partner for Gaming Truck Events

Esports entertainment company Allied Esports announced alongside NASCAR an event tour to bring the Allied Esports Truck for gaming and racing activations. NASCAR Gaming Activations Boasting North America’s first and only 18-wheel gaming truck, the Allied Esports Truck will make multiple stops at the NASCAR Cup Series race Midways and Fan Zones. The seven stops […]

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 […]

August 3, 2021

Fnatic Signs ALEX and Mezii to CS:GO Esports Roster

Fnatic made a huge announcement regarding the future of its CS:GO esports roster with William “Mezii” Merriman and Alex “ALEX” McMeekin joining as players of the team in orange and black. The addition of two players to Fnatic’s starting lineup is important to its success. Lately, the organization was not performing well and a change […]

August 3, 2021

Minnesota Rokkr Reverse Sweep to win CDL Stage 5 Major

The Call of Duty League (CDL) Stage 5 Major finally finished yesterday in a huge comeback victory for the Minnesota Rokkr, who came back from a 4-0 scoreline against esports team Toronto Ultra. WE WIN 👑 Kings of the North title stays with Minnesota for a bit longer.#ROKKR | #PlayAsOne | #CDL2021 pic.twitter.com/lfdsJgvOTe — Minnesota […]

August 2, 2021

Fortnite Rift Tour stars Ariana Grande Concert

Fortnite presents the Rift Tour, a brand new musical performance for fans to enjoy. This weekend, players can see Ariana Grande performing an in-game Fortnite concert and even get her new skin. While the game is currently in its seventh season dealing with an alien invasion, Epic Games did not lose track of its objective: […]

July 30, 2021

Six Mexico Major Rainbow Six Siege Teams and Format

Rainbow Six Siege esports advances with Stage 2 finished and it’s finally time for 2021 Six Mexico Major to begin soon. Four teams from the four main regions come together in an international LAN to fight for the $500 thousand prize pool and more. We can't wait to start the #SixMajor in Mexico City! Find […]

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 […]