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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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PUBG coming to mobile, starting with China

PUBG could soon see a release on mobile, thanks to a decision announced by the game's publishers' Chinese partners, the tech giant Tencent.   Bluehole Studio's tense shooter, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS, seems unable to go...

Arrest warrant issued for Jun Byung-hun, former KeSPA chairman

Investigations around KeSPA aides continue, with Jun Byung-hun, a former presidential secretary denying bribery charges levied against him. It is now believed that an arrest warrant has been issued for the...
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Riot Korea announces LoL Park, will broadcast LCK themselves

Riot Games is seeking yet more autonomy in the premiere League of Legends esports scene, as Riot Korea announces the creation of a brand new studio in Seoul. The new arena, handed...
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KeSPA offices raided, amidst allegations of embezzlement

KeSPA offices have been raided as part of an investigation into embezzlement of KeSPA funds as well as bribes received by aides of a former KeSPA chairman. The reports have surfaced...

KSV acquires top HotS teams MVP Black and MVP Miracle

KSV has announced the acquisition of both MVP Black and MVP Miracle, two leading Korean Heroes of the Storm teams.  This is another stepping stone in KSV's goal to field a team across...

ESL One Dota 2 returns to Genting, Malaysia with $400,000 up for grabs

ESL has announced its first Dota 2 event of 2018, which will take place in Malaysia between the 23rd-28th January. The tournament will be classed as a minor on the new...
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KeSPA expelled from the Integrated Korean Olympic Committee, hopes to return

The Korea eSports Association ("KeSPA") has been expelled from the Integrated Korean Olympic Committee, Kukinews has reported. It has later been reported by Inven Global, in English, that although normal rules would...

Allied Esports opens second arena in Shenzhen, China

Allied Esports has broadened its reach in the industry by opening its second esports arena in Shenzhen, China. Dubbed the "SEG Arena", the venue was built in partnership with e-commerce leader...
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Chaos Theory launches in Singapore, looks to jumpstart the SEA esports scene

This weekend past saw the launch of Chaos Theory, an esports organisation based in Singapore to keep an eye on.  Founded by Drew Holt-Kentwell and Singaporean Hai Ng, the team plans to...

The AirAsia Allstars Esports Club is here to stay after its debut weekend…

AirAsia Group CEO and the owner of Championship club QPR Tony Fernandes has become the latest high profile multi-millionaire to back his own esports team.  The AirAsia Allstars Esports Club took part in...