Turtle Beach Partners With OpTic OWL Franchise, the Houston Outlaws

Overwatch League team the Houston Outlaws will promote Turtle Beach headsets and gear in training, streams, and practice. Turtle Beach has been partnered with the Outlaws’ parent, OpTic Gaming, since 2017. Houston Outlaws also have a sponsorship deal with T-Mobile, … Read More

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Razer Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Report: Growth in Revenue, Growth in Esports

Razer released its financial report for fiscal year 2017. Annual revenue grew 32.1% year-over-year to $517.9M. Revenue from peripherals grew 13.4% year-over-year to $338.7M. Earlier this year, gaming peripheral company Razer  released its financial report for fiscal year 2017 which … Read More

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OPINION: Is It Too Soon to Worry About NBA 2K League’s Viewership?

The NBA 2K League is the first major esports league to be owned and operated by a traditional sports organization. So far, the league and its teams have successfully attracted sponsors. But can the same be said for viewership? During … Read More

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Gen.G and NETGEAR Expand Partnership to Include All Teams

Esports organization Gen.G (formerly KSV eSports ) and NETGEAR have announced that they have expanded their partnership to include all Gen.G esports teams. NETGEAR’s original partnership was limited to its gaming brand Nighthawk Pro Gaming serving as a jersey sponsor … Read More

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Overwatch League Viewership Dips Further As Final Stage Begins

The final stage of the Overwatch League inaugural season fails to exceed opening week viewership for previous stages. Day 2 of last week was one of the least watched of the league so far, with the main Overwatch broadcast averaging … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 14 – May 20, 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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Team Dignitas Buys World-Champ Rocket League Team, Considering Other Changes Under New CEO

Team Dignitas signs Rocket League roster previously signed to Gale Force eSports. New CEO Michael Prindiville says he is considering brand update that may include a new name, EU LCS application, and relocation to L.A. Prindiville was hired to replace … Read More

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Activision Shops New Deals for Overwatch

Activision Blizzard is shopping additional media rights and major apparel and licensing deals for the Overwatch League. Twitch is just five months into a two-year, $90M exclusive streaming deal that covers the globe except for China, home to its largest … Read More

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TEO Monday Morning Briefing, 21/05/2018

Esports takes its next steps on a potential pathway to the Olympics, DreamHack adds a new co-CEO, and Immortals are the latest org to join up with Team Razer. Missed any of the biggest esports business news last week? The … Read More

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Immortals’ Jason “ANTi” Bates to be Featured in Reality Show Produced by ESTARZ

ESTARZ will produce a reality series featuring Immortals Smash Bros. player Jason “ANTi” Bates. “Smashed” will give a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday life of a gamer living in NYC. The partnership continues Immortals’ trend of pushing to create personality-driven … Read More

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