First 18 Teams Revealed for ESL One Cologne

The ESL One Cologne is set to take place between the 21st and the 30th of August after being initially delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the globe. The tournament is hopefully scheduled to be held in the studio in Cologne, Germany.  The tournament has a prize pool of USD 1 million and will […]

PlayBrain to Build Up Esports in Japan

PlayBrain is a full-service esports tournament and media company in Japan that helps brands and game publishers to reach gamers and fans through large-scale esports event production and marketing. PlayBrain has now announced a USD 6 million Series A financing round to create content and manage tournaments for esports competitions in Japan. Japan got a late […]

Microsoft To Blend Esports And Education With Minecraft: Education Edition

Microsoft has announced the release of seven new Minecraft: Education Edition Esports Worlds with full lesson plans and educator frameworks. The new worlds feature settings including pirate ships, outer space, and a magical garden. Players collaborate in teams, competing against the clock to build epic creations using Minecraft’s charming and endlessly-compelling block architecture. Each scenario is built with […]

Call of Duty: Warzone Season 4 Reloaded Update Is Here

Activision and Infinity Ward have announced a significant update for Season 4 of Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Warzone. The substantial update, dubbed Season 4 Reloaded, is now live. The new Warzone update introduces a new sniper rifle and a 200-player battle royale mode, among other features. The 200-player battle royale mode is currently free to download as part […]

Esports Gets A Boost in Asia As OCA And GEF Join Forces

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) and Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) are set to collaborate to promote esports throughout the continent. OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah announced the collaboration. “The OCA looks forward to working with the Global Esports Federation in serving the youth of Asia,” he said. Esports has already featured as a […]

The International 10 Battle Pass Surging Past The USD 20M Mark in Record Time

After the first of several Battle Level Bundles went live on June 24, The International 10 Battle Pass had an explosion in sales, surging past the USD 20 million mark in record time. The International 10 Battle Pass hit the USD 20 million mark a full 19 days ahead of last year’s Battle Pass—and more […]

Newzoo: Number of Gamers Around The Globe Will Top 3 Billion by 2023

The number of gamers around the globe will top 3 billion by 2023, according to market researcher Newzoo. 39% of all humans are expecting be playing games. According to Newzoo there are already 2,69 billion players thanks to mobile devices. Demographic change is driving this trend, as most young folks play games. New players are born […]

David Beckham to Own New Esports Team

Guild Esports (Guild), a new global esports business headquartered in London and co-owned by David Beckham, has announced its global launch amid a booming global esports market. Beckham is taking a significant minority stake through DB Ventures, his personal investment vehicle, that makes him the company’s second-biggest shareholder. London-based start-up Guild Esports, which will run competitive […]

In Japan, An Esports Facility Is Opening for Senior Citizens

On the 2nd of July, an esports center aimed at senior citizens will open in Kobe, Japan. Called ISR Esports, it will only cater to people who are aged 60 years old and above. The establishment is open to those who have never played a video game before, with staff on hand to help. Seniors […]