Riot Games Southeast Asia unveils collegiate plans for VALORANT

Riot Games Southeast Asia unveils collegiate plans for VALORANT

Riot Games Southeast Asia has announced a collegiate esports tournament plan for VALORANT in 2021. Players in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Hong Kong will be able to participate in official,...
FACEIT announces suite of collegiate esports offerings

FACEIT announces suite of collegiate esports offerings

Tournament organiser FACEIT has revealed its first set of collegiate esports offerings, slated to arrive as early as next month. The collegiate event suite, headlined by a combined $55,000 (£42,259.52) prize pool,...
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Mercedes-Benz sponsors LoL Esports, Ukraine unveils esports strategy | ESI Digest #11

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 is available...
Globe, AcadArena partner with Riot Games

Globe, AcadArena partner with Riot Games for collegiate esports in the Philippines

Globe Telecom and Esports AcadArena have partnered with Riot Games Southeast Asia to develop collegiate esports in the Philippines. Globe Telecom, the country's major provider of telecommunications services, has worked with AcadArena for...

Riot Games reveals debut self-ran VALORANT event, First Strike

Riot Games has today announced the first VALORANT tournament internally organised and operated by the publisher. The developer-ran event, First Strike, will host a series of regional tournaments across North America, Europe,...
BLAST VALORANT Twitch Invitational Alienware Gillette

BLAST receives support from Alienware, Gillette for Ignition Series event

Danish tournament organiser BLAST has received support from Twitch, Alienware, and Gillette for its first VALORANT tournament. The BLAST VALORANT Twitch Invitational will take place over September 11-13th. RELATED: BLAST expands into VALORANT with Ignition Series...
BLAST VALORANT Twitch Invitational

BLAST expands into VALORANT with Ignition Series event

Danish tournament organiser BLAST has expanded into VALORANT, partnering with Riot Games to host an Ignition Series tournament. The BLAST VALORANT Twitch Invitational will see four teams compete for a €50,000 (£45,225.91) prize purse. RELATED: Flashpoint...
Dignitas Fe launches _FE network

Dignitas launches “_FE” platform to foster women in gaming

North American organisation Dignitas, the esports vertical of New Meta Entertainment, has created a new platform, “_FE,” dedicated to championing opportunities and education for women in gaming. _FE, led by Dignitas’ Vice President...
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NEOM aftermath, LCS makes interesting moves | ESI Digest #5

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 is available...
Pittsburgh Knights ExpressVPN

Pittsburgh Knights secures deal with ExpressVPN

Pittsburgh Knights announced that the organisation has aligned with virtual private network (VPN) service provider ExpressVPN as its newest sponsor. In addition to becoming the team’s preferred VPN partner, ExpressVPN will also sponsor...