McLaren appoints Ben Payne as Director of Esports

During the climax of the World's Fastest Gamer series at its UK based technology centre, McLaren has announced that the company has appointed Ben Payne as Head of Esports.  Payne makes the...
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This week in esports: Dallas Fuel, compLexity, Blast Pro Series and Rocket League

A lot of the biggest news this week comes from Dallas, Texas. The two biggest stories are arguably the unveiling of the Dallas Fuel shirt sponsor ahead of the start of...

OGN to construct 100-player studio for PUBG, reports suggest

Korean esports operator OGN is set to construct a 100-player studio fit to host Bluehole’s smash-hit battle-royale game PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds. The game, which recently reached 20 million sales worldwide is still...

Psyonix partner with ELEAGUE as well as MGM & HyperX as Rocket League enters...

ELEAGUE, the popular television product created by Turner and IMG will enter Rocket League for the first time, with “The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League”. The feature series will be featured on...

Four tech companies to raise money for SpecialEffect in ESL UK’s Battle of the...

ESL UK has announced the “Battle of the Brands: Christmas charity derby”. The competition will see four UK tech specialist companies battle it out across multiple game titles to be crowned...

Francaise des Jeux partner with Sportradar to launch free esports betting site in France

Sportradar and Francaise des Jeux (“FDJ”) have partnered to launch a free esports betting site which will cover the main international esports competitions. Francaise des Jeux is France’s national lottery, and this...

UltraPlay introduces esports betting currency eGold

UltraPlay has become the latest to introduce its own cryptocurrency to the esports space. This one, named eGold, is focused on the esports betting market.  Buff88, another UltraPlay creation in the form...

The Esports Insider Tour of London – A round-up

The first ESI Tour (#ESITour) went off without a hitch on Friday November 3rd as the team made their way around London donning some sublime esports apparel and taking part in a...

The World’s Fastest Gamer to be decided at McLaren’s Technology Centre

McLaren's F1 team will soon have an official sim racer to join their ranks, and with the final phase about to begin, this has now been whittled down to 12 finalists...

Introducing the ESI Careers Series – how to get into esports?

We're delighted to announce and introduce to you the Esports Insider Careers Series - a collection of pieces coming to you in the next few months profiling some of the finest...