$100,000 MultiVersus tournament taking place at EVO 2022 – Esports Insider

Warner Bros. Games’ fighting title MultiVersus announced on its official Twitter account that it will be a part of the Evolution Championship Series (EVO) 2022, set to be held in Las Vegas on August 5-7th.   The title will hold a 2V2 format tournament featuring a $100,000 (~£82,000) prize pool. RELATED: Can fighting games become a […]

VCT is coming to Copenhagen and Istanbul in 2022

Game developer and esports company Riot Games has revealed that Copenhagen and Istanbul will be the hosts of VALORANT’s remaining international events within the 2022 VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT).  The second Masters event of the season will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark in July 2022. Meanwhile, VCT’s concluding international event will be played in Istanbul, […]

Rivalry launches sportsbook in Australia, debuts 'PM Fighter' campaign – Esports Insider

Esports betting and media company Rivalry has launched its online sportsbook in Australia, the company announced on Monday. Rivalry also debuted its first local campaign, an arcade-style boxing game called ‘PM Fighter’, where players spar as candidates from Australia’s upcoming federal election. The PM Fighter minigame was a collaboration between Rivalry, Bear Meets Eagle On […]

Sizzle.gg closes $5m funding round – Esports Insider

AI-based esports video-highlight platform Sizzle.gg has announced the closure of a $5m (~£4.10m) investment round led by White Star Capital. The seed funding round also saw contributions from investors such as Progression Fund, Eterna Capital, Play Ventures, Mindset Ventures and Xoogler Ventures. RELATED: Generation Esports secures $19m in funding Sizzle specialises in automatically creating short […]

Giants Gaming partners with Sony Music Spain – Esports Insider

Spanish esports organisation Giants Gaming has announced a partnership with record label Sony Music Spain. As a result of the partnership, both entities will collaborate on a range of activations, including content and fan events. RELATED: Giants Gaming announces partnership with Burger King Spain In addition, Sony Music Spain and Giants said the partnership will […]

Becoming big: How Los Grandes ‘just happened’ – Esports Insider

The esports organisation Los Grandes has been one of the main protagonists of the Brazilian esports scene over the last few years, gathering millions of fans and reaching commercial success through a story that bonds together organic growth and business vision.  Following the signing of its newest sponsor Midnite, and on the brink of an […]

SPORTFIVE and Fnatic expand partnership – Esports Insider

Global esports organisation Fnatic has extended and expanded its partnership with sports and esports agency SPORTFIVE.  SPORTFIVE has been appointed as the official sales agency of Fnatic for future global partnerships. According to a release, SPORTFIVE will continue to help Fnatic secure partnerships with brands across the world, with a focus on finding jersey partners […]

NIP hires Toni Kaski as VP of Commercial

Swedish esports organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) has appointed Toni Kaski as its new VP of Commercial.  Kaski will oversee NIP’s Shinobi Studios, a suite of services offered to sports clubs that wish to enter esports. Kaski will also work with the rest of NIP’s executive team to continue the organisation’s growth. RELATED: Ninjas in […]

FaZe Clan and Ducky announce limited edition FaZe keyboard – Esports Insider

American esports and gaming company FaZe Clan has announced a partnership with mechanical keyboard brand Ducky.  As a result of the partnership, Ducky and FaZe will collaborate on a FaZe-branded mechanical keyboard that will be sold in May 2022.  RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: FaZe Clan announces partnership with Current Founded in 2008, Ducky is a Taiwanese manufacturer […]

Nerd Street unveils nationwide expansion of esports camps – Esports Insider

Esports infrastructure company Nerd Street has expanded its esports camps across North America. As a result of new partnerships, participants from across the country can take part in summer camps designed to ‘build healthier gaming habits’. RELATED: US Sports Camps and Nerd Street Gamers launch Localhost esports camps The company has joined forces with US Sports Camps, Esports Camps […]