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 […]

Dreamhack Partners With Telia

Dreamhack has announced that they are partnering with Swedish telecommunications company Telia, for the Northern League of Legends Championships (NLC), which runs through 2021. NLC is a brand new tournament by DreamHack, with a focus on northern countries such as Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, as well as the UK. The NLC began earlier this month […]

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 […]

Fnatic Collaborates With Gucci

British esports entertainment brand Fnatic, is partnering with esteemed luxury label Gucci for a limited time apparel drop. This apparel drop is going live on Fnatic’s website, on June 25 at 9pm BST/4pm ET. There are no details of what to expect from the apparel drop. A 9 second teaser trailer was posted by Fnatic […]

Eden Esports Announces CS:GO Event Series

Eden Esports has recently announced that they are hosting a CS:GO Event Series, in conjunction with GamingMalta. This series is called Eden Arena: Malta Vibes, and has a prize pool of 400K USD evenly spread out through 10 weeks. Each week will have a prize pool of 40K USD. The winners not only receive a […]

Microsoft Shutting Down Mixer – Migrating Streamers to Facebook Gaming

Microsoft has given up trying to compete with Amazon’s Twitch. On Monday, Microsoft announced that it is shutting down Mixer, its livestreaming gaming service, effective next month. The company struck a deal with Facebook to migrate current livestreamers from Mixer to Facebook Gaming. Mixer launched in January 2016 as Beam. Later that year Microsoft bought the interactive video-streaming […]

Riot Games Aims to Make Valorant Esports Scene Global

Riot Games has announced the Ignition Series, which is a series made to build the Valorant esports scene. Valorant is a 5v5 character-based tactical shooter game introduced for the first time this year, by Riot Games. The games publisher has accumulated partnerships with 20 world-famous esports organizations, to establish the Ignition Series. These tournaments will […]

Nikko AM Lists Asia’s First Gaming ETF in Hong Kong

Japan’s Nikko Asset Management has launched an ETF (exchange-traded fund) in Hong Kong aiming to tap into the growth of the computer games and esports industry. With a total revenue that exceeds the combined revenues of both the movie and music industry, egames and esports is the new entertainment medium. The ETF will invest in […]