ESI 2021 round-up: Looking forward

“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” Winston Churchill’s infamous saying goes. This was a lesson quickly gleaned by esports’ practitioners in the past two years. More important than dwelling...

ESI 2021 round-up: Looking back

As the sun sets on yet another year defined by the unyielding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but step back and admire the intrinsic resilience of the esports...

WePlay Holding: Setting records in 2021

As a company that takes pride in doing things differently in the esports industry, WePlay Holding has long been an established media holding company and esports event organiser.  Its esports division, WePlay...

Esports agency META announces Benelux-focused Elite Series

Benelux gaming and esports agency META has announced a new regional esports competition called the Elite Series. According to a release, the Elite Series will feature multiple esports leagues in the Benelux...

Pace University launches esports programme

American educational institution Pace University has announced the launch of its first esports programme set to commence in January 2022. In addition, the university has detailed the development of a dedicated esports...

Pittsburgh Knights partners with Zippo

North American esports organisation Pittsburgh Knights has announced a partnership with lighter manufacturer Zippo. As a result of the deal, Zippo branding will be featured on Pittsburgh Knights' jerseys. Moreover, the manufacturer...
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G2 Esports extends Lenovo Legion partnership

European esports organisation G2 Esports has extended its partnership with Lenovo Legion, the gaming subsidiary of technology company Lenovo Group Limited. As a result, the brand will continue to be the desktop and laptop provider...

SMPR Esports secures first-ever commercial deal with Topps

UK-based esports organisation Semper Fortis Esports (SMPR) has secured its first-ever commercial partnership by teaming up with trading card company Topps. As SMPR's partner, Topps will have its branding featured on the...

Spacestation Gaming launches Airlock creator-focused event brand

North American esports organisation Spacestation Gaming has announced the launch of its creator-focused event hosting brand Airlock.  According to the release, the brand seeks to plan and produce content, events and community...

FaZe Clan strikes NFT and crypto partnership, ESL and DreamHack team up with RLCS...

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...