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Ubisoft esports departments combine into one global team

French video game developer and publisher Ubisoft has consolidated its esports departments into a single global team. The move comes as the company looks to ‘better shape the future of esports and competitive gaming’. Image credit: Ubisoft RELATED: FACEIT and Ubisoft expand Rainbow Six Siege FPL into LATAM The newly formed Esports and Competitive Gaming Team will […]

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ESI 2021 round-up: Looking forward

“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” Winston Churchill’s infamous saying goes. This was a lesson quickly gleaned by esports’ practitioners in the past two years. More important than dwelling on the past is how the pandemic’s difficult learnings are wielded in 2022 to help grow the esports industry. In order to provide a […]

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ESI 2021 round-up: Looking back

As the sun sets on yet another year defined by the unyielding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but step back and admire the intrinsic resilience of the esports industry.  Unprecedented logistical shifts put in place during 2020 endured into 2021, and our digital nature as an industry meant we fared far better […]

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Confetti: Commencing a groundbreaking 2022 for UK collegiate esports

As focus turns to 2022, Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies is looking to make Nottingham an emerging UK centre for esports through its education provision and its esports production facilities.  Confetti, a part of Nottingham Trent University, recently became the first in the UK to launch an Esports Production degree. Moreover, the institute announced plans […]

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G2 Esports extends Lenovo Legion partnership

European esports organisation G2 Esports has extended its partnership with Lenovo Legion, the gaming subsidiary of technology company Lenovo Group Limited. As a result, the brand will continue to be the desktop and laptop provider for the organisation along with supporting its female VALORANT team G2 Gozen. Image credit: G2 Esports RELATED: G2 Esports expands consumer products to […]

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Allied Esports and Cyberathlete Championship Series partner with Challengermode

Esports entertainment company Allied Esports and the Cyberathlete Championship Series (CCS) have announced a partnership with tournament platform Challengermode. The partnership will see all parties collaborate to host European and North American qualifiers for the 2022 Six Invitational. Image credit: Rainbow Six Siege RELATED: Challengermode partners with International Esports Federation The qualifiers for both regions will begin […]

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David de Gea launches esports organisation Rebels Gaming

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has entered the esports industry by launching a new organisation called Rebels Gaming. According to the release, the organisation will look to initially compete in League of Legends, VALORANT, and Rainbow Six Siege. Image credit: Rebels Gaming RELATED: Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard debuts JLINGZ esports Alongside fielding rosters in a number […]

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Ninjas in Pyjamas and Zilliqa agree five-year blockhain-focused deal

Swedish esports organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) and blockchain company Zilliqa have announced a partnership aimed at creating virtual experiences for ‘esports and crypto enthusiasts’. According to the release the experiences are expected to provide users with ‘real and tangible utility’, as well as interactions, within the digital realm. Some of the experiences teased from […]