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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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Ben Simmons invests in FaZe Clan, League of Legends boards Spotify | 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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Global Esports Federation welcomes World Archery, International Surfing Association

The Global Esports Federation has announced partnerships with the International Surfing Association and World Archery. The federation is looking to reach new audiences through its international federation members. RELATED: Global Esports Foundation adds Ireland...

BITKRAFT Ventures raises $165M for esports, gaming investments

BITKRAFT Ventures, a leading esports venture capital fund, announced that it has raised a total of $165 million £125 million) to invest across esports, gaming, and interactive entertainment. The BITKRAFT Venture Fund...
Gen.G Foundation Announced

Gen.G establishes 10-year $1M foundation

Multinational organisation Gen.G Esports has announced a $1 million (£757,655) foundation to develop "the next generation of leaders" in gaming. The Gen.G Foundation has committed $100,000 (375,765.50) on an annual basis for...
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Challengermode receives $12M investment from Alibaba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Swedish esports platform Challengermode has secured a $12 million (£9,132,180) investment led by Alibaba investment arm eWTP Innovation Fund. The capital will be used to "enable further growth, international expansion and accelerated...
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Spotify deal marks Riot Games’ evolution from game studio to entertainment entity

On November 3rd, 2018, four artists took the stage inside Munhak Stadium in the city of Incheon, South Korea. The pop stars, two Korean and two American, made up a brand...
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Esports industry magazine The Esports Journal releases sixth edition

The Esports Journal, a joint venture between Esports Insider and LMG, has released its sixth edition. The industry-focused magazine, which is available in both print and digitally, welcomes Tricia Sugita, CEO of...
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League of Legends Esports partners with Spotify for music hub, podcasts

Riot Games has announced a partnership with Spotify to make the audio streaming service the exclusive audio streaming partner of League of Legends Esports.  The multi-year partnership will be centred around League...
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Pittsburgh Knights’ LCK play, Cisco enters League of Legends | ESI Digest #6

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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Pittsburgh Knights partners with SeolHaeOne Prince parent company APE

SeolHaeOne Prince parent company Absolute Power eSports (APE) has entered a partnership with North American organisation Pittsburgh Knights. The multi-year deal will see Pittsburgh Knights and APE "establish operations in South Korea and United States,"...