Halo Championship Series unveils Halo 5 Pro Series

Halo Championship Series unveils Halo 5 Pro Series

Halo Championship Series (HCS) has announced an extension of its Pro Series, introducing a competitive arm with Halo 5: Guardians. The Halo 5 Pro Series, an online competition format, will feature a total of $63,000 in cash prizes across North America, Latin America,...

AFK Gaming receives $200K investment from IP Ventures

AFK Gaming receives $200K investment from IP Ventures

Mumbai-based media company AFK Gaming has raised $200,000 (~£154,472) in a Pre-Series A round from Indian investment company Inflection Point Ventures. The investment comes following a notable period of growth for the Asia-focused esports content platform. Credit: AFK...

Complexity Gaming renews partnership with Twitch

Complexity Gaming renews partnership with Twitch

North American organisation Complexity Gaming has renewed its exclusive partnership with Amazon-owned live streaming service Twitch. The extension will see the organisation and its content creators continue to stream content on the platform on a globally-exclusive...

BLAST partners with blockchain company Hdac Technology

BLAST partners with blockchain company Hdac Technology

Danish tournament organiser BLAST has established a partnership with blockchain technology company Hdac Technology. The company’s BLAST Premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive circuit will feature Hdac Technology’s branding throughout its Fall Series, Showdown, and...

Bayes Esports closed $6M funding round

Bayes Esports closed $6M funding round

Berlin-based esports data company Bayes Esports has secured $6 million (£4.64 million) in its latest funding round. Participants in the funding round included investment group Fertitta Capital and the Sony Innovation Fund. Credit: Bayes EsportsRELATED: Bayes Esports...

Manchester City scores another Nexen Tire renewal

Manchester City scores another Nexen Tire renewal

English football club Manchester City has renewed its partnership with Nexen Tire for a third year, including its esports efforts. The new multi-year deal is expected to boost co-branding opportunities and media and marketing partnerships, with Nexen Tire’s logo...

Team Heretics delivers Uber Eats partnership

Team Heretics delivers Uber Eats partnership

Spanish organisation Team Heretics has announced a partnership with online food ordering and delivery platform Uber Eats. The organisation previously launched the code ‘HERETICS75’ to grant its fans with a 75 percent discount on their first order and, evidently, the...

London Esports unveils Kappa as kit supplier

London Esports unveils Kappa as kit supplier

London Esports (LDN) has announced Italian sportswear brand Kappa as the official kit supplier for the UK-based organisation. The multi-year deal will see Kappa develop a range of merchandise for LDN, including jerseys, sports jackets, and tracksuits. Image credit:...

Wisdom Gaming Group secures $3M in Series A funding

Wisdom Gaming Group secures $3M in Series A funding

Wisdom Gaming Group, a North American esports content and experiences company, has secured $3 million (~£2.3 million) in Series A funding. The investment round, led by Minneapolis-based Excelsior Ventures Fund, will allow Wisdom Gaming Group to grow its portfolio of...

FOKUS CLAN doubles-up with adidas and OUTFITTER deals

FOKUS CLAN doubles-up with adidas and OUTFITTER deals

Germany FIFA esports organisation FOKUS CLAN has announced adidas as a supplier for its jerseys and teamwear. This complements the existing partnership FOKUS CLAN already has with OUTFITTER for the upcoming season as the organisation looks to bolster the quality of...

DarkZero Esports opens Las Vegas gaming house

DarkZero Esports opens Las Vegas gaming house

North American organisation DarkZero Esports has completed the purchase of, and opened the doors to, its new Las Vegas gaming house. The 8,000 square foot, seven-bedroom facility – which houses the organisation’s players and content creators – was purchased by CEO...

Natus Vincere’s CS:GO team to stream on HUYA

Natus Vincere’s CS:GO team to stream on HUYA

Ukrainian esports organisation Natus Vincere has partnered with Chinese streaming service HUYA. The streaming agreement will see the organisation’s CS:GO player streams broadcast to Chinese audiences for the next two years. Credit: Natus VincereRELATED: Natus Vincere...

Anubis Gaming secures $300K in latest seed funding round

Anubis Gaming secures $300K in latest seed funding round

Egyptian esports organisation Anubis Gaming has secured $300,000 (~£234,297) in its latest round of seed funding. A regional ecommerce group is the source of the investment, which comes after a separate seed round last month saw Anubis Gaming raise $100,000...