ESI India SEA February

Top Indian and SEA esports business developments in February 2021

The month of February saw both tournament operators and organisations tie up sponsorship deals in a bid to capitalise on the growing markets of Southeast Asia and India. While the PUBG...

BBC set to broadcast FIFA 21 Global Series European Regional Qualifiers

British broadcaster BBC has announced a partnership with EA SPORTS that will see the FIFA 21 Global Series European Regional Qualifiers be aired on its platforms. The European Regional Qualifiers and Playoffs will be shown on the BBC iPlayer,...
YouGov

YouGov introduces game-changing data platform to esports

British polling and data company YouGov has enhanced its Global Fan Profiles tool so properties, sponsors and rights holders can track fan sentiment and attitudes in esports. RELATED: YouGov hires Nicole Pike as esports and gaming lead The...

The sober Dutch approach to esports

The vicious slash of 2020 didn’t quite find the achilles tendon of esports, but even the largest event of the largest esport, League of Legends Worlds, moved with a visible limp;...
LVP x Valorant Champion's Tour

LVP unveiled as Spanish language channel for VALORANT Champions Tour

Liga de Videojuegos Profesional (LVP) has been named the official Spanish language channel for the VALORANT Champions Tour. In a deal struck with VALORANT publisher and developer Riot Games, LVP will provide live coverage...
Venn 2021 network plans

VENN unveils new programming and network expansion for 2021

Gaming and esports media network VENN has unveiled its new programming, with the firm revealing plans to expand its network strategy during 2021. According to the release, the network will broadcast more...
VSPN

Esports investment report: $61.6m committed in January 2021

Disclosed esports investment in January was considerable — albeit lopsided. According to Esports Insider's calculations, around $61.6m (~£44.84m) of disclosed investment was committed in January 2021 — most of which came from...

Huya announces Chinese broadcast deal with Relog Media’s HomeSweetHome

Chinese live-streaming platform Huya has announced an exclusive partnership with Serbian based production firm Relog Media for its upcoming HomeSweetHome CS:GO series.  As a result of the partnership, Huya has acquired exclusive...

BBC Sport set to broadcast League of Legends’ 2021 UKLC Spring Split

British broadcaster BBC Sport has revealed that League of Legends will once again be accessible live across its digital platforms, following the announcement that the UK League Championship (UKLC) will be broadcasted this year. Starting...

BLAST and VENN announce strategic partnership

Esports tournament organiser BLAST has entered into a strategic partnership with gaming and esports media network VENN. The media company will collaborate with BLAST to create, execute, broadcast, and sell shoulder programming...