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Nazara Technologies acquires majority stake in Indian esports firm

As reported by Games Industry, Nazara Technologies has acquired a 55% stake in Nodwin Gaming to develop an official esports ecosystem in India. Manish Argawal, CEO of Nazara Technologies, has stated that...

ASUS invest $16m in Chinese esports company

It has been reported by Reuters that Taiwan-based electronics company ASUS plans to invest $16m (£11.5m) to set up a cultural and media firm in China, with plans to be predominantly...

The Dota Pro Circuit cancelled events impede community growth

When the Dota Pro Circuit (“DPC”) was initially created, it was met with optimism by the community. Many fans welcomed the idea that Valve was going to have a more active...

Acer become official monitor and broadcast laptop provider for ESL One Genting

ESL and Acer have announced a partnership ahead of ESL One Genting, the Dota 2 minor which will get underway towards the end of January.  The deal will see the Acer XF250Q...

Epicenter announces $1m Dota 2 Major in Moscow

From April 27th to May 6th, Moscow will host EPICENTER XL Dota 2, featuring Russia’s largest ever esports prize pool of $1m (£739,000), as well as being Russia’s first ever esports...
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KT Rolster will carry the PyeongChang Winter Games Olympic torch

KT Rolster will become the first esports stars to carry the Olympic torch as part of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games torch relay.  The Korean League of Legends team announced on...

Galaxy Battles has major status revoked by Valve just weeks before tournament

The Galaxy Battles Major hosted by Fallout Gaming has had its major status and Valve involvement revoked, with the game developer citing “unreasonable infringements on the privacy of the players” as...

Watch out esports: Japan is coming

After a decades-long estrangement, Japan could finally be making a real entry into the esports world in 2018, following news from the Japanese Esports Association (JeSPA) that "pro licenses" would be...

KSV Esports acquires League of Legends world champions Samsung Galaxy

KSV esports, the organisation that holds the Overwatch League Seoul spot has today announced its expansion into League of Legends with the acquisition of recently crowned world champions Samsung Galaxy.  The move...
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PUBG coming to mobile, starting with China

PUBG could soon see a release on mobile, thanks to a decision announced by the game's publishers' Chinese partners, the tech giant Tencent.   Bluehole Studio's tense shooter, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS, seems unable to go...

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Poland’s first esports business conference

The first esports business conference in Poland will be taking place on March 23rd in Warsaw. The aim of the eSPORTconf Poland is to help drive the...