COLOGNE: The Central European division of Universal Music Group (UMG) have announced a multi-year partnership with ESL Gaming, the world’s biggest eSports company that will be managed out of UMG’s Berlin headquarters.

The aim of the agreement is to exclusively help Universal discover and promote new artists through ESL’s global tournaments and channels. In an industry first, UMG will partner with ESL to create the ultimate destination for gaming and music fans alike to experience the official soundtrack of the world’s esports leagues and tournaments. 

Apr 18, 2024 20:04
LightFury Games, a gaming startup launched by Karan Shroff, former chief marketing officer of Unacademy, has secured $8.5 million in its seed funding round led by Blume Ventures, MIXI,Gemba Capital, and Angels, with participation from other investors such as Cred’s Kunal Shah, and Unacademy’s Gaurav Munjal.
Apr 18, 2024 20:04
Circle of Games, a Web3 multi-gaming platform, announced Tuesday that it has raised $1 million funding from Nazara Technologies and The Hashgraph Association, in an indication of a potential revival in the Web3 gaming space.
Apr 18, 2024 19:04
NEW DELHI: The Directorate of Sports and Youth Services of the government of Maharashtra has awarded INR 10 lakhs to each Esports athlete of the state who represented India in the Asian Games 2022, held in Hangzhou. 
Apr 15, 2024 20:04
NODWIN Gaming, the South Asian gaming and esports company, Monday announces the agreement with the Global Esports Federation (GEF) to become the Portfolio Management Company (PMC) for key global emerging markets across South and Central Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Southeast Asia. 
Apr 04, 2024 19:04
Centre Court Capital (CCC), a sports-focused venture capital fund, announced the launch of its maiden Rs 350 crore ($42m) fund on Thursday, of which it has already secured Rs 200 crore in commitments from marquee domestic investors and top athletes.
Apr 01, 2024 19:04
NEW DELHI: National Poker Series India 2024, India’s biggest Poker event hosted on PokerBaazi, recorded participation of 2.3 lac players competing for a prize pool of Rs 62.5+ crore. 
Apr 01, 2024 18:04
NEW DELHI: Esports Federation of India (ESFI) has opened the registrations for the highly anticipated National Esports Championships (NESC) 2024, marking the start of the journey towards the 16th World Esports Championships (WEC) which will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Mar 28, 2024 18:03
Esports tournament organizer Skyesports is hosting the Skyesports Masters 2024 India Qualifier from Thursday, March 28 through to March 31. Eight of the country’s best teams will be competing for the title and a slot in the Skyesports Masters Main Event. The prestigious main event of the tournament will see teams from Europe and India, competing for a share of the $350,000 prize pool. 
Mar 14, 2024 19:03
GANDHINAGAR: Amidst media speculation over the future of Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) in the country with reports swirling that the wildly popular mobile gaming app faces the possibility of being banned once more, comes this interesting development. 
Mar 13, 2024 20:03
PUNE: Indian esports tournament organizer Skyesports is set to wrap up the Skyesports Grand Slam 2024, an international Counter-Strike 2 tournament, with the playoffs in Pune from March 14 to 16.  Four teams – one each from Russia, Indonesia, India, and Australia – are competing for the title and the $50,000 prize pool.