BLAST Premier gets mic’d up with EPOS partnership

BLAST has announced a partnership with audio company EPOS that includes its EPOS I SENNHEISER product portfolio. The collaboration has launched “to give fans a deeper appreciation of the vital role audio and communication plays in esports,” according to a release. Photo credit: BLAST RELATED: DAZN acquires Brazilian broadcast rights to BLAST Premier The first project to come about as…Continue readingBLAST Premier gets mic’d up with EPOS partnership

Nerd Street Gamers adds Tucker Roberts to board of directors

Philadelphia-based Nerd Street Gamers has announced the appointment of Tucker Roberts to its board of directors. Roberts currently serves as the President of Philadelphia Fusion, the Overwatch League franchise owned by Comcast Spectacor – a company that invested in Nerd Street Gamers back in June 2018. Image credit: Nerd Street Gamers RELATED: Nerd Street Gamers to open…Continue readingNerd Street Gamers adds Tucker Roberts to board of directors

Allied Esports withdraws planned public offering

Esports entertainment company Allied Esports has withdrawn its proposed public offering of common stock. The company announced its intention to launch a public offering on January 29th. Photo credit: Allied Esports RELATED: Allied Esports selects HOK to design retail esports venues Paperwork to confirm the withdrawal of the public offering has been filed with the US Securities…Continue readingAllied Esports withdraws planned public offering

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Invitational set for Jakarta

ONE Championship’s ONE Esports subsidiary has announced a Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Invitational event for Moonton’s iOS and Android MOBA game. Online regional qualifiers for the $150,000 (£116,490) international competition will begin on May 2nd, with the finals event set to take place in Jakarta, Indonesia from July 1st-5th. Image credit: ONE Esports RELATED: One…Continue readingMobile Legends: Bang Bang Invitational set for Jakarta

DBLTAP parent company Minute Media raises $40M

Minute Media, the parent company of esports media publication DBLTAP, has closed on a $40 million (£31.1 million) funding round. The capital will support Minute Media’s global expansion, including potential acquisitions and improvements to its publishing platform. Image credit: Minute Media RELATED: Juked raises $800,000 in pre-seed funding round The round was led by European software investor…Continue readingDBLTAP parent company Minute Media raises $40M

Newzoo’s 2020 report estimates $1.1 billion in revenues

Games and esports analytics provider Newzoo has released its annual report on the esports market for 2020. The report is headlined with the statement that the esports industry will produce revenues in excess of $1 billion (£773.1 million) discounting that earned from broadcast platforms. Image credit: Newzoo RELATED: Newbee announces partnership with Newzoo As per Newzoo’s estimate,…Continue readingNewzoo’s 2020 report estimates $1.1 billion in revenues

CORSAIR strikes partnership with Stream Hatchet

American peripherals and hardware company CORSAIR has formed a strategic partnership with data analytics measurement company Stream Hatchet. Torque Esports‘ analytical company will work with CORSAIR to identify and measure influencer talent in esports and gaming to inform future business decisions and expansions. Photo credit: CORSAIR RELATED: Team Vitality enters multi-year partnership with CORSAIR Jake Phillips, Chief…Continue readingCORSAIR strikes partnership with Stream Hatchet

Herman Miller, Logitech G to collaborate on esports-centric furniture

Furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has entered a partnership with gaming accessory brand Logitech G to collaborate on furniture targeted towards esports competitors and streamers. The first collaborative product will be a co-branded gaming chair, which will be released sometime this spring. Image credit: Herman Miller RELATED: Complexity Gaming to sit comfortably with Herman Miller partnership…Continue readingHerman Miller, Logitech G to collaborate on esports-centric furniture

Excel Esports hires Milly Preston as Head of Marketing

British organisation Excel Esports has found its Head of Marketing with the hire of Milly Preston. Preston joins the organisation from conference and content platform Leaders in Sport, in which she progressed to Head of Marketing during her five-year stint there. Photo credit: Excel Esports RELATED: Wouter Sleijffers on joining Excel Esports, partnership with BT In…Continue readingExcel Esports hires Milly Preston as Head of Marketing

Fnatic partners with GamerzClass to produce educational courses

London-based organisation Fnatic has partnered with gaming course provider GamerzClass. As part of the deal, FIFA player Donovan “Tekkz” Hunt will produce his own “educational master” course. Photo credit: Fnatic RELATED: Fnatic’s Andrew Cooke discusses partnership with UNICEF The new course taught by Tekkz will have a focus on attacking, with the build up, formation structures, finishing,…Continue readingFnatic partners with GamerzClass to produce educational courses