TEO Monday Morning Briefing, 28/05/2018

Fortnite gears up for esports with a $100M prize pool, ESL One debuts multiple new sponsors in Birmingham, and League of Legends makes its way to ESPN—though it might not be the deal everyone was hoping for. Missed any of … Read More

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Challengermode Looks to Bridge Amateur and Professional Esports With National Esports Leagues

Challengermode is looking to develop a network of interconnected esports leagues in Europe called the National Esports Leagues. The NEL will host regional leagues for CS:GO, PUBG, and League of Legends. The goal of the NEL is to provide a … Read More

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Challengermode Looks to Bridge Amateur and Professional Esports With National Esports Leagues

Challengermode is looking to develop a network of interconnected esports leagues in Europe called the National Esports Leagues. The NEL will host regional leagues for CS:GO, PUBG, and League of Legends. The goal of the NEL is to provide a … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, May 14 – May 20, 2018

This week on Twitch, Fortnite Fridays stimulated growth for the title, League of Legends’ MSI grew 53% Year over Year, and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is on track for sustainable growth. Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the … Read More

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Aston Villa FC Launches Gaming Division, Partners With EGL for FIFA Tournaments

English soccer club Aston Villa FC announces gaming division. In partnership with the European Gaming League (EGL), AVFC will launch a FIFA 18 tournament in June. No English soccer clubs have a presence in any non-football esports title yet. Aston … Read More

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Rainbow Six Moves to League Format, but Stays True to Its Methodical Growth Strategy

Last weekend at the Pro League Season Seven finals, Ubisoft announced an overhaul to its esports structure for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. The Rainbow Six Siege Pro League will move away from a bracket-style season to a traditional league … 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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Epic Games Will Provide $100M in Prize Money for Fortnite Esports in 2018-2019

Epic Games announced its plans to support Fortnite esports. The company will provide $100M for competitions during the 2018-2019 season. This is the largest developer-supported prize pool for a single season of competition in esports history. Today, game studio Epic … Read More

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