ESL and Microsoft Store partner for Esports Academy in Sydney

Sydney's flagship Microsoft Store has entered a partnership with ESL to create the Esports Academy, an initiative that will begin on Monday, 16th April and conclude on Sunday, 22nd April. Their aim...
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Overwatch World Cup 2018 announced by Blizzard

The Overwatch World Cup was first launched in 2016, and Blizzard Entertainment has just announced it'll be returning for a third year. The worldwide event will take place in Southern California this November. Qualification...

DHL becomes first official partner of F1 esports series

DHL has become the first official partner of F1’s new esports series. The details and length of the new partnership agreement have not been disclosed but it was put to paper ahead...
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Gfinity Elite Series to broadcast exclusively on Facebook

Gfinity has signed an exclusive digital broadcast agreement with Facebook that will see Season 3 of the Elite Series streamed on the social platform globally, excluding Australia. This agreement gives Facebook the exclusive...
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Australian esports team ORDER wants gamers to invest

Australian esports organisation ORDER is launching a crowdfunding campaign that would allow gaming fans to have a small amount of ownership in the brand. Beginning February 20th, the organisation will be giving first access...
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G Fuel creators Gamma Labs face lawsuit over dangerous ingredients

Gamma Labs are being sued by the Environmental Research Center for not included warning labels on G Fuel products that are alleged to contain lead, violating California’s health and safety code. G Fuel allegedly...
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Gfinity Esports Australia and HOYTS partner for Elite Series arenas

Gfinity Esports Australia has announced a partnership with cinema chain HOYTS to create multiple esports arenas around Australia.  The partnership will see production facilities and gaming equipment installed within HOYTS cinema locations...
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Hungry Jack’s sponsors League of Legends OPL

Australian fast food chain Hungry Jack's has moved to become the sponsor and presenting partner of Riot Games' League of Legends Oceanic Pro League (OPL).  The chain is something of a stalwart...
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Gfinity Esports Australia reveals Alienware as Presenting Partner

HT&E Events and Gfinity Esports Australia have announced that Alienware will be the Presenting Partner for the inaugural 2018 Australian Elite Series.  The release states that "the investment represents one of the...
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AFL team Essendon enter esports with acquisition of League of Legends roster Abyss

Yet another traditional sports outfit has entered the wonderful world of esports as Australian Football League side Essendon acquire League of Legends roster Abyss. The acquisition is in partnership with Executive Sports...

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Gfinity announces first four Pro Teams for Elite Series

In what is fast becoming Gfinity week, and after the company announced the three titles for its upcoming Elite Series, the teams set to be...