Mastercard Signs Multi-Year Deal as Global Sponsor of League of Legends Esports

Mastercard has signed a multi-year global sponsorship deal with Riot Games. The partnership will be centered around the three largest international events of the League of Legends season. Mastercard will add League of Legends event-based rewards to its Priceless program … Read More

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The JeSU’s Akihito Furusawa on Growing Esports in Japan

Since the announcement of the Japan Esports Union (JeSU) in February, esports growth in Japan has become a major talking point in the industry. While not all of the new developments are a consequence of actions by the JeSU, the … Read More

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The JeSU’s Akihito Furusawa on Growing Esports in Japan

Since the announcement of the Japan Esports Union (JeSU) in February, esports growth in Japan has become a major talking point in the industry. While not all of the new developments are a consequence of actions by the JeSU, the … Read More

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HIVE Insights: GRID CEO Moritz Maurer Says Good Data Leads to More Engagement, More Sponsors

With viewership as well as investor and sponsor interest in the esports industry growing, the production value of many esports events has evolved to more closely resemble that of a professional sports broadcast. Commentators have grown in professionalism and experience, … Read More

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