September 2, 2020

PUBG Mobile is now banned in India

In an official press release, India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced the ban of 118 mobile apps. Among these is the famous battle royale PUBG Mobile. The reason given in the official document is that these apps are “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India”. PUBG Mobile was extremely successful in India, representing […]

August 29, 2020

New Erangel Map comes in PUBG Mobile Patch 1.0

On September 8, the newest version of PUBG Mobile brings an updated version of the Erangel map. That information was released on the Apple Store preview of PUBG Mobile Patch 1.0. Just a week after introducing PUBG Mobile Campus Championship 2020, Tencent is making esports news again. The Erangel map update also comes with improvements […]

August 11, 2020

PUBG Mobile World League Brings 1 Million Viewers

PUBG Mobile World League was a complete success with the event peaking with viewership over 1.1 million, according to Esports Charts. On the fourth day of the PMWL East competition, viewership soared past 1 million on the last match, Erangel. The average viewership was a massive accomplishment too, settling at 390 thousand views. This event […]

June 15, 2020

Tencent reveals PUBG Mobile World League with nearly $1M prize pool

Just days ago, Tencent, specifically director of PUBG Mobile global esports James Yang, made esports news by revealing the PUBG Mobile World League. PMWL will start with a 2020 launch of Season Zero. Being the latest addition to PUBG Mobile esports, this new format is an exciting addition for players. PUBG Mobile World League This […]

June 10, 2020

Tencent unveils 2019 PUBG Mobile viewership figures

At the PG Connects Digital conference, Tencent director of PUBG Mobile global esports James “JinHo” Yang unveiled PUBG Mobile 2019 viewership figures. It is always a big event when those numbers are public, as things depend on those, like sponsorships or players’ attraction. For PUBG Mobile, revenue comes principally from the community. Every other income […]

October 9, 2019

Epic Games will not suppress player’s free speech

Epic Games founder and CEO, Tim Sweeney, comes forward saying that Epic Games supports the rights of Fortnite players and creators to speak about politics and human rights. Sweeney’s statement comes close on the heels of Blizzard banning Blitzchung, a professional Hearthstone player, for one year. The player attended a post-match interview wearing goggles and […]

October 2, 2019

Tencent establishes franchise league for CrossFire

Tencent, a Chinese multinational conglomerate founded in 1998, is one of the world’s largest social media companies and is the world’s largest gaming company. Tencent is now currently focusing on delivering everything it can on esports. A global esports juggernaut Whether it is purchasing a 40 percent share in Fortnite developer Epic, or acquiring League […]

September 10, 2019

LOL mobile version has leaked champion select

There was a new video containing the rumored mobile version of League of Legends. The first footage also leaked two weeks ago. The title of the video is “LoL Mobile Leaked Footage – Vayne – Champion Select – Runes”. It showed what looks to be someone going through the initial champion select process. The first […]