Blitz Esports Closes Content Platform After Being Acquired By Discord

Blitz will no longer release content, resulting in eight of its employees being let go. Remaining Blitz employees team will transition to working on Discord’s new game store and Nitro subscription service. The Blitz League of Legends companion app is … Read More

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San Francisco 49ers and Twitch Co-Founder Among Backers in PlayVS $15M Funding

High school esports league startup PlayVS closes out a $15M Series A funding round. Round was led by New Enterprise Associates, with backers including the San Francisco 49ers, CrossCut Ventures, and Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin. PlayVS partnered with the NFHS … Read More

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San Francisco 49ers and Twitch Co-Founder Among Backers in PlayVS $15M Funding

High school esports league startup PlayVS closes out a $15M Series A funding round. Round was led by New Enterprise Associates, with backers including the San Francisco 49ers, CrossCut Ventures, and Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin. PlayVS partnered with the NFHS … Read More

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CrossCut Ventures Raised $125 Million To Invest in Esports and Gaming

Venture capital firm CrossCut Ventures has raised $125 million to invest into esports, artificial intelligence, software-as-a-service, gaming, virtual and augmented reality startups. The initial goal for the fourth seed fund was $100 million, surpassing that goal by 25 percent made … Read More

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Samsung Collaborates with SEMC to Add Vainglory Mouse and Keyboard Support

Super Evil Megacorp, makers of Vainglory, have announced plans to incorporate full Samsung DeX support with the game’s latest patch. The update will allow the competitive mobile MOBA game to be played with a mouse and keyboard for the first … Read More

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