Just Chatting, League of Legends Surpass 1B Hours Watched – 2020 Twitch Top 10s
2020 was a year of streaming records being shattered and then broken again, as Twitch saw a major boost in engagement and active streamers thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both games and streamers reached new heights with the help of an increased use of viewer incentives and several new major game releases. Twitch’s Top Channel […]
Published at Tue, 12 Jan 2021 20:11:26 +0000
Bungie, Riot Games Team Up to Sue Destiny 2 and Valorant Cheat Maker
Bungie and Riot Games have teamed up to sue Cameron Santos and GatorCheats for selling and distributing cheat software used in online play for Valorant and Destiny 2. The lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (as first unearthed by Polygon) alleges that the defendants (including some “John Doe” […]
Published at Mon, 11 Jan 2021 21:21:08 +0000
Dignitas Partners With New Digital Banking Platform Zytara
Dignitas, the esports vertical of New Meta Entertainment Inc. (NME), has today announced a new partnership with financial technology company Zytara, a digital banking platform and payment network designed for gaming and esports enthusiasts. On December 3, 2020, Zytara announced its plans to launch the digital banking platform and has since partnered with Dignitas to […]
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Published at Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:38:15 +0000
VELO Launches Esports Racing Series In Partnership With McLaren Racing
VELO, a leading nicotine pouch brand, today launches the VELO ESERIES as part of its ongoing global partnership with McLaren Racing. It marks the brand’s expansion into esports, using its partnership to engage adult audiences with exciting content, driving global brand awareness as companies continue to adapt to the ongoing global environment. Presented by ex-Top […]
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Published at Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:43:30 +0000
British Esports’ Head of Content Dominic Sacco announces departure
The British Esports Association’s Head of Content Dominic Sacco announced yesterday that he will be stepping down from the organisation after more than four years in the role. In a video posted by Sacco yesterday, he cited that the reasoning for stepping down from his role is to go full-time with Esports News UK, a […]
Published at Fri, 08 Jan 2021 13:00:19 +0000
CSL Esports Chief Commercial Officer Neil Duffy Exits Company
CSL Esports Chief Commercial Officer Neil Duffy announced Wednesday that he is leaving the collegiate esports organizer to pursue new opportunities. His departure from the company follows former chairman Wim Stocks’ departure in December after 11 years to join Vindex-owned Belong Gaming Arenas. Duffy joined WorldGaming as a VP of business development in the summer […]
Published at Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:00:05 +0000
World Gaming Network And Collegiate Starleague Merge Platforms To Form ‘CSL Esports’ And Offer Educational Opportunities Through Esports
Two of the biggest names in esports, World Gaming Network and Collegiate StarLeague are combining assets, resources, and more than 10 years of industry-leading platforms to form CSL Esports, and refocus efforts to create and provide opportunities for gamers and empower them through higher education. CSL Esports is shifting its focus to engage colleges, universities, […]
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Published at Thu, 12 Nov 2020 20:32:25 +0000