Who Is Responsible for Policing Racism in Esports?

In traditional sports, racism and discrimination usually result in significant punishment, a suspension, or even a ban by the overarching sports association. Esports is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, and is also rapidly gaining acceptance by … Read More

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Tencent and Huya Release Q3 Reports, Chinese OWL Expansion Teams Revealed

In the first half of November, Chinese companies Tencent Holdings and Huya both released their Q3 financial reports. Multiple Chinese-owned Overwatch League franchises unveiled their team brands and logos, although the teams won’t officially play out of China until at … Read More

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Tencent and Huya Release Q3 Reports, Chinese OWL Expansion Teams Revealed

In the first half of November, Chinese companies Tencent Holdings and Huya both released their Q3 financial reports. Multiple Chinese-owned Overwatch League franchises unveiled their team brands and logos, although the teams won’t officially play out of China until at … Read More

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SPD Bank Extends Partnership with China’s NEST

Shanghai Pudong Development (SPD) Bank will continue its partnership with the National Electronic Sports Tournament (NEST) in China. The NEST Grand Final is currently taking place in the Chinese city of Xiamen, with a ¥2.4M RMB ($345K USD) total prize … Read More

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SPD Bank Extends Partnership with China’s NEST

Shanghai Pudong Development (SPD) Bank will continue its partnership with the National Electronic Sports Tournament (NEST) in China. The NEST Grand Final is currently taking place in the Chinese city of Xiamen, with a ¥2.4M RMB ($345K USD) total prize … Read More

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Chengdu Hunters Reveal Team Branding and RNG Partnership

Huya announced its Chinese Overwatch League expansion team will be called the Chengdu Hunters. A panda will be the basis for the team’s logo, which will represent the Chinese city Chengdu, and is also a symbol for peace and good … Read More

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Chengdu Hunters Reveal Team Branding and RNG Partnership

Huya announced its Chinese Overwatch League expansion team will be called the Chengdu Hunters. A panda will be the basis for the team’s logo, which will represent the Chinese city Chengdu, and is also a symbol for peace and good … Read More

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Chengdu Hunters Reveal Team Branding and RNG Partnership

Huya announced its Chinese Overwatch League expansion team will be called the Chengdu Hunters. A panda will be the basis for the team’s logo, which will represent the Chinese city Chengdu, and is also a symbol for peace and good … Read More

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Pepsi to Sponsor Gamefy’s G-League Esports Tournament in Shanghai

Pepsi has signed a sponsorship deal with Chinese esports organizer Gamefy. Pepsi will be the official sponsor of the 2018 G-League esports tournament in Shanghai, which boasts a prize pool of over ¥1.67M RMB ($241K USD). In addition, the Chinese … Read More

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FIFA 19 Adds In-Game Kits for Multiple Esports Teams

EA Sports partners with 13 worldwide esports professional organizations. The list of partner organizations includes Newbee, Team Vitality, Team Liquid, SK Gaming, Rogue, and Na’Vi. The partnership focuses on EA Sports’ top soccer game FIFA 19, with the esports teams’ … Read More

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