Streamcoi breaks down esports streaming business in latest whitepaper – Esports Insider

Earlier this month, stream management platform Streamcoi and Esports Insider launched a new whitepaper going in-depth into the business of esports streaming. The report features contributions from Prodigy Agency, FaZe Clan, BIG, Infinity Gaming, The Story Mob and Streamcoi. The whitepaper delves into three main topics that encompass the business aspects of streaming in esports:‘Streaming in the Esports Ecosystem’, ‘Marketing […]

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Epic Esports Events and Winline to hold Dota 2 Champions League Season 7 – Esports Insider

Tournament organiser Epic Esports Events has partnered with Russian bookmaker Winline and the Russian Esports Federation to host the Winline Dota 2 Champions League Season 7.  The competition will run from January 24th to February 17th, with the overall prize pool totalling $50,000 (~£36,682).  RELATED:  Beyond The Summit and Epic Esports Events expand partnership According to the release, the Russian […]

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BREAKING: Microsoft agrees to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7bn – Esports Insider

Microsoft has agreed to acquire publisher Activision Blizzard, the technology giant has announced. The deal is valued at $68.7bn (~£50.5bn), according to a report by Reuters. RELATED: Blizzard President J. Allen Brack steps down Microsoft has announced that both entities will continue to operate independently until the transaction closes. It did not provide a timeframe for the transaction. The deal could […]

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Abios: Combatting match-fixing and cheating in esports is crucial – Esports Insider

With staggering prize pools and record-breaking viewership numbers, the esports scene is thriving.  However, amidst the scene’s growth, one can easily overlook the fact that the young industry is experiencing growing pains. Among these are attempts of match-fixing and cheating, occasionally putting the credibility of the entire industry at risk.  RELATED: The keys to creating an esports platform that sticks […]

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Rivalry names Liam Doherty as VP of Marketing – Esports Insider

Esports betting and media company Rivalry has appointed Liam Doherty as its VP of Marketing. In his role, Doherty will lead the company-wide marketing efforts at Rivalry. This includes developing and executing global campaigns that align with company business objectives and brand goals.  RELATED: Rivalry nets $8.9m CAD in revenue, outlines 2022 strategic priorities Cross-department collaboration will also be a […]

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ONE Esports and Samsung announce long-term partnership – Esports Insider

ONE Esports, the esports venture of sports media company ONE Championship, has announced a long-term partnership with global electronics company Samsung. As a result, the electronics company will develop a ONE Esports mobile app exclusively for Samsung devices across Southeast Asia. RELATED: ONE Esports: Thriving in the SEA esports industry The app, scheduled to launch in the second half of 2022, […]

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BLAST Premier reveals 2022 plans with $2.47m total prize pool – Esports Insider

Esports tournament organiser BLAST has announced details surrounding its 2022 BLAST Premier CS:GO tournament series. The third edition of the series will include seven CS:GO events played throughout 2022, with BLAST Premier’s overall prize pool totalling $2.47m (~£1.8m).  RELATED: ESL Pro League Louvre Agreement extended to at least 2025 The format and structure of the tournament series will remain mostly […]

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Immortals secures League of Legends naming rights deal with Progressive – Esports Insider

North American esports organisation Immortals has announced a multi-year League of Legends naming rights deal with American insurance company Progressive. As a result of the agreement, the organisation’s LCS teams will compete as Immortals Progressive.  RELATED: Immortals partners with SPORTFIVE Immortals Progressive also revealed its new ‘Northern Lights’ themed jerseys. According to the release, the design pays homage to the […]

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Valve cancels first Dota 2 Major of 2022 – Esports Insider

Game developer Valve has cancelled its first Dota 2 Major of 2022, an event that was expected to conclude Dota Pro Circuit’s Winter Tour.  As a result of the cancellation, Valve has issued some changes to the Dota Pro Circuit 2021 – 22 season. DPC points usually garnered at the event will now be distributed to the second and third […]

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