February 2, 2022

Destiny Falls under Sony’s Jurisdiction after the Bungie Acquisition

Sony, the owner of PlayStation, made the acquisition of Bungie, the studio mostly known for its Destiny franchise, two days ago for $3.6 billion. This deal follows the recent Activision Blizzard acquisition by console-rival Microsoft for $68.7 billion. Bungie was also responsible for creating the Halo series, which stood out as the launch title for […]

September 29, 2021

Sony Presents the Fortnite Playstation Cup

Sony unveiled a brand new Fortnite esports tournament called the Playstation Cup. Exclusive to PS4 and PS5, this event offers a $110 thousand prize pool, separated into different regions. The reveal was made in a blog post on PlayStation’s official website. The PlayStation Cup uses the Solo Fortnite competitions’ format instead of relying on special […]

October 7, 2020

PS5 and Xbox Series X will take esports to the next level

Sony just released a video showcasing the insides of its latest console, the PlayStation 5. As the next generation consoles launch soon, now is a perfect time to look at how Sony and Microsoft’s new machines, PS5 and Xbox Series X, impact the esports industry. Marketing Sacrifice It was a well-known fact that desktop and […]

February 29, 2020

GDC and PAX lose companies over Coronavirus fears

Due to fears of the current Coronavirus outbreak, multiple companies say they will not attend Game Developers Conference 2020 and PAX East. Sony led the way, dropping out of PAX East on Wednesday last week. Just a day after, Sony also announced they would not attend GDC this year. We’re so sad to have to […]

October 9, 2019

The new PlayStation 5 is coming next holiday season, could be good for esports

Console gamers now know when to expect Sony’s new console. The gaming console—officially named the PlayStation 5—is set to release sometime during the holiday season in 2020. Additionally, Sony details how the console will differentiate itself from its predecessor. And some of those features will be beneficial for esports tournaments. The big features Some of […]

September 18, 2019

Momochi tweet highlights Japan’s unfriendly esports laws

Recent controversy is stirring following a tweet from Yusuke “momochi” Momochi divulging his recent winnings from the Super Premier TGS. The details of this tweet have highlighted Japan’s “Pro Licensing” laws for professional gamers that appear to have the potential to hamstring esports athletes from growing an esports career in Japan. Momochi just announced on […]

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