Fnatic Adds Betting Partner, Opens Pop-Up Shop for The International

Fnatic signed a sponsorship deal with esports betting platform Rivalry.gg to produce educational content about responsible betting practices. The organization has also opened a pop-up shop in Vancouver to sell team merchandise during The International 2018. The shop will also … Read More

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AORUS to Provide Evil Geniuses’ Training Facility With PCs as Official Computer Partner

AORUS will sponsor Evil Geniuses as the organization’s official computer partner. The PC brand will supply gaming desktop computers for Evil Geniuses’ training facility. PC manufacturer AORUS has signed a deal with esports organization Evil Geniuses  to become its official … Read More

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Evo 2018 Overall Entrants Up 15% for Top 8 Games, Despite Lower Entrants for Returning Games

Note: Registration for Evo 2018 has been reopened, and TEO will update the numbers accordingly upon release. Today, CEO of the Evolution Championship Series (Evo) Joey “Mr. Wizard” Cuellar released the player entrant numbers for Evo 2018, the largest fighting … Read More

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Ubisoft Announces Revenue Share Program for Rainbow Six Pro League

Ubisoft unveiled a new revenue sharing model for the Rainbow Six Pro league Teams will receive 30% of revenue from branded in-game items. Ubisoft will also share revenue from Pro League themed items. Today, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege developer … Read More

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FaZe Clan Signs Peripheral Partnership Deal with SteelSeries

SteelSeries will be the exclusive peripheral sponsor for all teams playing under FaZe Clan. The deal includes sleeve logo placement on FaZe Clan jerseys. SteelSeries also currently sponsors team orgs Evil Geniuses, North, and Cavs Legion GC. FaZe Clan  has … Read More

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Fnatic and AMD Continue Partnership for Third Year Running

Fnatic and AMD renew partnership, which includes both, product promotion and jersey visibility. On top of Ryzen processors, deal will now include Radeon RX series graphic cards. Deal renewal includes co-branded content creation. To date, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 07 – May 13, 2018

Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social media accounts. Now, we are bringing these to the site and providing additional context. Today, we’ve got the list of the top esports channels on Twitch , ranked according … Read More

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Rainbow Six Siege Considered for Chinese Launch, Tencent’s Next Mobile Port?

After acquiring a 5% stake in Ubisoft and signing a strategic partnership, Tencent will operate, publish, and promote the developer’s game titles in China. Tencent has focused heavily on the mobile video games market, successfully porting PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS  to mobile. … Read More

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Gamma Labs Faces Lawsuit Over Lead Levels in Gaming Energy Drink

Gamma Enterprises, LLC. doing business under the brand Gamma Labs is facing a lawsuit over the lead content in its powdered energy drink, G Fuel. The Environmental Research Center, a non-profit corporation in California, claims G Fuel contains more than … Read More

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