E-sports has been gaining significant momentum over the past few years and while there are many global professional tournaments, there are fewer opportunities and competitions for amateurs. This led to the founding of global media network and tournament platform, Esports Players League (ESPL), last August. ESPL is a global grassroots e-sports platform that focuses
Stadiums and arenas might be barren, empty and quiet right now, but digital racetracks and virtual fields are booming with online crowds. Ever since traditional sports events came to a standstill following the rampant spread of the virus, many fans have turned to eSports for their continued dosage of content. One of eSports’ biggest streaming
German automotive giant BMW has partnered with five top "League of Legends" esport team as part of its market expansion efforts in esport industry. The high-end carmaker revealed a partnership it formed with five gaming organizations: Cloud9 (United States), Fnatic (United Kingdom), FunPlus Phoenix (China), G2 Esports (Germany) and T1 in (South Korea) which
Formula E is teaming up with UNICEF to support the global coronavirus battle, in protecting vulnerable children and families most at risk during the deadly pandemic. Working closely with UNICEF, Formula E will launch several initiatives to raise funds in support of the global coronavirus appeal. These efforts will build upon an initial donation
Recently, Twitch broke its all-time concurrent viewer record with the release of Riot Games’ new first-person tactical shooter game, called "VALORANT". Based on the statistics from TwitchTracker, for previous all-time concurrent viewer record was sat at 3.99 million people in Q3 2018. However, the recent debut of VALORANT has break the previous record with
Viewership of esports may be booming right now, but the drastically slowed ad market has made capitalizing on that audience difficult. Twitch racked up 1.1 billion hours watched last month, the largest amount of views in the gaming platform’s nine-year history. Even esports upstarts have enjoyed bumper audiences in the absence of live sports.
Online Games and Esports Are Thriving In The Global Lockdown Environment ESPL today announces a new strategic partnership with Paytm First Games, which is India’s fastest growing gaming destination that have more than half a million daily active gamers on the platform. Paytm First Games has witnessed 200 percent growth in the last month,
With the advancement of technology today, the esports sector entered year 2020 with many good aspirations and trajectory for the year ahead. But everything has changed since the COVID-19 outbreak. Event disruption With more and more countries affected by the global COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic daily, numerous esports events and tournaments have been postponed or canceled