Asia

Find out all the latest news from the Asian esports industry here! From the newest partners in the LPL to what is happening to the Asian esports mobile landscape.

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Global Esports Federation teams up with Sports Innovation Lab

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has named technology and research company Sports Innovation Lab as a global supporter. As a result of the partnership, Sports Innovation Lab will look to use its knowledge and expertise to develop...
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EVOS Esports raises $12 million in Series B round

Attention Holdings, the parent company of Southeast Asian organisation EVOS Esports, has raised $12M in its Series B round. The round eas led by Korea Investment Partners with participation from existing shareholder Insignia...
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ESL to run VALORANT esports in Thailand in 2021

Tournament organiser ESL has announced that it will organise and operate official VALORANT esports tournaments in Thailand for 2021. Alongside official tournaments, ESL will also host collegiate competitions after being appointed a partner of Riot...
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,...
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Capcom, Konami, and Sega join Global Esports Federation

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has announced Japanese game publishers Konami, Sega, and Capcom as the latest members to join its ranks. Alongside being members of the GEF, the publishers have also joined the recently-announced Publishers and Developers Advisory...
Talon Esports investment

Talon Esports raises $2M in seed round

Hong Kong-based organisation Talon Esports has announced it has raised $2 million (£1.52 million) after completing its seed round. Participants in the funding round included Widus Strategic Investments, EMC Capital, Widus Strategic Investments, and...
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IBM enters esports, Team Vitality opens facility in Stade de France | ESI Digest...

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...
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The top Indian esports business developments in September 2020

September was a big month for Indian esports with everything being set into motion with the ban on PUBG Mobile. However, the beginning of the Indian Premier League has sprung new...
IBM enters esports with Overwatch League data and sponsorship deal

IBM enters esports with Overwatch League data and sponsorship deal

Global technology and data services firm IBM has entered into an analytics and sponsorship deal with Overwatch League, which runs through the 2022 season. The deal is IBM’s first foray into esports and...
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Ross Video’s success story with the Clash Royale League World Finals

OGN, formerly known as Ongamenet, is one of the world’s original esports production companies. Founded on July 24, 2000, OGN started as a South Korean cable television network dedicated almost entirely...