Overwatch World Cup

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...
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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...

Australian Football League outlines ambition in esports

The Australian Football League ("AFL") has revealed in an interview with FairFax Media that it is likely to get involved in esports.  The league has expressed interest in running a tournament at the Etihad...

Gfinity reveal details of Australian Elite Series

Details of Gfinity's first Elite Series in Australia have been revealed less than a week after Dominic Redmond was appointed CEO. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5nuq25FAF8 The format will be a spitting image of the UK Elite...

Razer invests $3.3m in Esports Mogul

Gaming peripheral company Razer recently led a $4.4m (£3.3m) round of investments contributing $3.3m (£2.5m) itself for Australian-based company Esports Mogul making it a significant shareholder in the company. Other investors in the...
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Heading down under – Gfinity Esports Australia has been announced

Gfinity has announced that it's bringing its Challenger and Elite Series to Australia via a strategic partnership with HT&E. The result is Gfinity Esports Australia.  Gfinity Esports Australia will 'offer a complete turnkey...
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Overwatch League eyes expansion into Europe, Oceania, and Middle East

It was previously reported that the Overwatch League was eyeing an expansion once its inaugural season had finished, and now in an interview, Nate Nanzer, Commissioner, Overwatch League has listed some of...
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ELEAGUE Major Qualifier kicks off today

With Atlanta looking to host the first CS:GO Major of 2017, ELEAGUE are getting their main qualifier event underway early. Lasting from the Thursday (15th) up until the Sunday (18th), it's...
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Australia’s first Esports High Performance Centre launches at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Australia’s first “Esports High Performance Centre” has been launched at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The centre will play host to League of Legends Oceania champions LG Dire Wolves as well as...
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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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X-Bet terminates sponsorship of ProDotaCup after ‘betting irregularities, collusion and match...

Betting operator X-bet has announced the permanent termination of its sponsorship deal with the ProDotaCup due to 'betting irregularities, collusion and match fixing'.  Russ Stevens,...