EMERGE Esports announces LGD Gaming and EHome partnerships

Singapore-based esports talent management agency EMERGE Esports has announced a year-long partnership with Chinese organisations LGD Gaming and EHome. The agreement sees EMERGE support both organisations throughout 2021, which includes providing...
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ESL launches mobile gaming ecosystem

Esports organiser and production company ESL Gaming has announced a new mobile esports ecosystem covering North America, Europe/MENA, and Asia-Pacific. ESL Mobile's inaugural 2021 Spring Season kicks off on April 12th with a...
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Psyonix reveals mobile game Rocket League Side Swipe

Psyonix's Rocket League franchise has entered into the mobile ecosystem, with the company revealing that a new game called Rocket League Side Swipe is currently in development. The free-to-play title is a standalone...

Esports titles for Southeast Asian Games 2021 announced

The Vietnam Electronic Sports and Entertainment Association (VIRESA) has revealed the list of esports titles that will be included in the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games as official medal sports. The event...

E-Flix terminates Cruzeiro licensing contract for Cruzeiro eSports

Brazilian esports organisation E-Flix eSports announced that its licensing contract with Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, one of the main football clubs in Brazil, has been terminated. Cruzeiro eSports was currently competing in...

OPPO Reno5 named PUBG MOBILE Esports smartphone partner in MEA

Technology brand OPPO has announced that its Reno5 smartphone line has become the official smartphone partner for PUBG MOBILE Esports in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA) in 2021.  As a...
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ByteDance acquires Mobile Legends publisher Moonton at a reported $4bn valuation

Chinese technology company and TikTok’s owner ByteDance has reportedly acquired Mobile Legends: Bang Bang developer and publisher Moonton. The acquisition, which is believed to be valued to be around $4bn, has been...
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EVOS Esports appoints Aaron ‘Qontra’ Chan as Head of Talent

Southeast Asian esports organisation EVOS Esports has announced the appointment of Aaron 'Qontra' Chan as its Head of Talent for markets in Malaysia and Singapore. In his new role, Chan will deal with the organisation's...
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Free Fire World Series 2021 finals planned as in-person event

Game developer and publisher Garena has revealed plans for the 2021 Free Fire World Series, a hybrid digital and in-person event with a $2m (£1.44m) prize pool. The Free Fire World Series (FFWS...

NiP partners with the WWF, esports-focused music label OFFMETA launches | ESI Digest #34

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest...