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Value in Western esports: The importance of League and CS:GO

When we discuss value in the Western esports industry, what are we usually referring to? And where is it found? Industry valuations are not the concern of this discussion; some believe the...
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Trovo and Allied Esports team up for mobile tournaments

Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE), has partnered with live-streaming platform Trovo to launch a new series of tournaments, the Trovo...
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Luckbox CEO: Going public is the hardest thing I’ve done

For Quentin Martin, the Luckbox CEO, 2020 has been alright. In many ways it’s been stellar.  Not only does he plan to take his company public on December 14th; he also lives...

Key esports sponsorships and partnerships, November 2020

As always, there were plenty of notable deals made in the esports industry last month. Tokidoki and Team Liquid; Casio and FaZe Clan; ESforce and Skillbox; and many more. To keep...
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The top Indian esports business developments in November 2020

Along with the eagerly anticipated news of India's potential unban on PUBG MOBILE, November has been an eventful month for the countries esports scene. This month, stakeholders and tournament organisers have...
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PUBG Corporation merges with Krafton, becomes PUBG Studio

PUBG Corporation, the studio behind PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), has officially merged with its parent company, Krafton, Inc. and will operate under a new name — PUBG Studio. The newly branded PUBG Studio will continue...

PUBG MOBILE reveals 2021 plans with $14m esports programme planned

PUBG Corporation has revealed its PUBG MOBILE esports programme for 2021, with the developer announcing that a total prize pool of $14m (~£10,502,000) is up for grabs.  PUBG will introduce seven new PUBG...
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Entropiq announces PUMA apparel sponsorship

Czech Republic esports organisation Entropiq has teamed up with global sportswear brand PUMA to launch a new line of merchandise and apparel for players and fans.  As a result of the partnership, PUMA will...
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PUBG Corporation announces 2021 offline Global Invitational.s

PUBG Corporation has announced the PUBG Global Invitational.s (PGI.S), an eight-week PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds esports festival to be hosted in South Korea next spring. PGI.S will run from February 2nd to March 28th, 2021, and promises to...
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JBL partners with ESL to announce JBL Quantum Cup

American audio brand JBL has partnered with ESL to create the JBL Quantum Cup, a three-day tournament featuring Fortnite, VALORANT, and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG). The JBL Quantum Cup will include both amateur and professional...