Betway partners with G2, BLAST reveals Fortnite collaboration | ESI DIGEST #46

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...
esports coaching and performance university of portsmouth

A look inside the University of Portsmouth’s new Esports Coaching & Performance degree

Last week a new esports degree course was announced in the UK. ‘Esports Coaching & Performance’ is a new BSc undergraduate degree at the University of Portsmouth, and was created through a...
Astralis gaming glasses

Astralis teams up with Blux to develop blue light glasses

European organisation Astralis has partnered with glasses manufacturer Blux to develop a range of four blue light glasses designed for gamers. The glasses are available to purchase on Kickstarter, with certain pledges...

Virtus.pro announces partnership with Kingston FURY

Russian esports organisation Virtus.pro has announced a partnership with hardware manufacturer Kingston FURY.  According to the release, the cooperation will involve 'various promotions' on the organisation's social networks. In addition, large-scale marketing...

Team WaR extends Turtle Beach deal

Gaming audio and accessory brand Turtle Beach has announced a new multi-year partnership with Call of Duty Challenger side Team WaR.  Turtle Beach became Team WaR’s first gaming accessory partner in August...
BLAST x Fortnite

BLAST partners with Fortnite to produce FNCS All-Star Showdown

Esports tournament organiser BLAST has partnered with free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite to produce the inaugural Fortnite Champion Series All-Star Showdown. The event is set to commence on June 23rd and features a $3m (£∼2.12m)...

Schalke 04 partners with mattress company Emma

Schalke 04 Esports, the competitive gaming division of German football club Schalke 04, has announced a partnership with mattress firm Emma - The Sleep Company. According to the organisation's announcement video, Schalke...
Astralis

Diversifying esports revenue streams: how are teams making money?

While valuations of esports organisations continue to soar and furrow brows worldwide, it’s a well-known fact that the fan monetisation of these groups is still leagues behind major sports clubs. The argument...
ReKTGlobal x Autofull

ReKTGlobal gets comfortable with AutoFull partnership

Esports infrastructure company ReKTGlobal has announced a partnership with gaming chair manufacturer AutoFull. The deal will see the manufacturer become the official gaming chair partner of Rogue and its Call of Duty League franchise, London...
G2 Esports / Betway

Exclusive: Betway and G2 Esports team up in ‘next level’ partnership

Online bookmaker Betway has announced a partnership with Berlin-based esports organisation G2 Esports.   According to a release, the two-year agreement will see Betway and G2 Esports collaborate on a series of fan-focused...