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LetsPlay.Live taps Vodafone as sponsor of High School League

Australasian esports tournament organiser LetsPlay.Live has expanded its Vodafone deal to cover the High School League. Its league, which is in its fourth year, sees students from across the region compete in Dota 2 and Clash Royale. Image credit: LetsPlay.Live RELATED: Vodafone Giants enters partnership with Nike Duane Mutu, Director of LetsPlay.Live, discussed the deal in […]

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The most watched esports events of 2019

We’ve all seen people compare esports events viewership to that of the Super Bowl, but it’s not an accurate or fair comparison. It’s hard to know that viewership is growing without actually taking the time to review the statistics and understand the context of different events. Esports Insider collaborates with esports analytical firm Esports Charts to take a […]

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Tencent releases strategic plan for Honor of Kings esports

Tencent has unveiled its strategic plans to develop the esports efforts of its mobile title Honor of Kings in 2020. To accelerate the development of Honor of Kings’ professional ecosystem, six teams will establish home venues in Chengdu, Shanghai, Wuhan, Nanjing, Chongqing, and Guangzhou. Image credit: Tencent RELATED: Tencent to make scripted TV series focused on Honor […]

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The most watched esports events of November 2019

We’ve all seen people compare esports events viewership to that of the Super Bowl, but it’s not an accurate or fair comparison. It’s hard to know that viewership is growing without actually taking the time to review the statistics and understand the context of different events. Esports Insider has collaborated with esports analytical firm Esports […]

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SK Gaming finds smartphone partner in OnePlus

German organisation SK Gaming has called in Chinese manufacturer OnePlus as its official smartphone partner. As part of the deal, OnePlus will supply smartphones to SK Gaming – which houses a Clash Royale League team. Photo credit: SK Gaming RELATED: Super League Gaming adds OnePlus as sponsor of PUBG Mobile league Alexander Müller, CEO at SK Gaming […]

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PUBG Mobile to receive huge esports push in 2020

PUBG Corp. announced its plans for PUBG Mobile esports in 2020 during the PUBG Mobile Club Open Fall Finals in Kuala Lumpur. The competitive scene will be divided into four levels, instead of only one as seen in 2019. The overall prize pool of the tournaments throughout the year will amount to over $5 million (£3,851,059). Photo […]

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Entity Gaming receives mobile-focused sponsorship from ASUS ROG

Gaming hardware company ASUS Republic of Gamers has entered a partnership with Indian organisation Entity Gaming‘s mobile division. The deal coincides with the release of the ROG Phone I and ROG Phone II in India, both of which are said to have been optimised for mobile gaming. Image credit: Entity Gaming RELATED: Entity Gaming’s CS:GO team receives HyperX sponsorship […]

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This week in Chinese esports: OnePlus, T1 China tour

As part of our partnership with China Electronic Athletics, we’re bringing you the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China every week. This week in Chinese esports included the seventh KOC tournament, OnePlus sponsoring a PUBG Mobile league, and T1 announcing a Chinese tour. Tencent Esports holds the seventh KOC in Hangzhou Image credit: Tencent The final […]