Esports

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. 

Nov 27, 2020 17:11
LONDON: The Premier League and Electronic Arts are launching the third season of ePremier League. The EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Global Series competition gives UK-based players the chance to win the ePremier League title for their favourite club. Registration for this year’s competition opens at 5pm GMT on Thursday 3 December at e.premierleague.com, with online qualification beginning in January.
Nov 27, 2020 16:11
MUMBAI: India’s largest vernacular social gaming platform WinZO is set to be the official co-powered sponsor of the India Tour of Australia on SonyLIV. This is the first time WinZO will be sponsoring a major sports event on a digital platform. SonyLIV is the OTT brand of Sony Pictures Networks India.
Nov 27, 2020 15:11
LOS ANGELES: Gaming publisher Riot Games has announced the Valorant Champions Tour esports series that kicks off next year and will feature both regional and international competitions.  
Nov 23, 2020 20:11
MUMBAI: Online poker platform 9stacks is set to host the ‘Heads Up – Poker Championship’ from Tuesday.  The Heads Up Championship is designed in the No-Limit Hold’em format. Starting with a buy-in of Rs 5,500 and no second chances, players are expected to knock out their opponent in every level and keep climbing the ladder to victory. 
Nov 23, 2020 19:11
BENGALURU: Tamil Nadu has become the second south Indian state after Andhra Pradesh to ban online games played with money, by way of an ordinance promulgated by Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday.  A day after Tamil Nadu issued its order, the Karnataka government said it too was considering banning online gaming in the state. 
Nov 23, 2020 18:11
CHENNAI: Chennaiyin FC is delighted to confirm that India's biggest mobile gaming platform, Paytm First Games, has come on board as its associate sponsor for the 2020-21 season.
Nov 23, 2020 18:11
NEW DELHI: Esports and mobile gaming platform Mobile Premier League, which boasts Team India captain Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador, Monday announced the launch of College Premier League (CPL), which it claims is India’s biggest college mobile gaming festival. 
Nov 20, 2020 11:11
SINGAPORE: Martial arts organization ONE Championship has announced a multifaceted global partnership with Facebook that includes distribution of exclusive content on Facebook Watch, a Facebook Gaming channel where ONE's top athletes will stream gameplay and gaming commentary, and the addition of ONE Virtual Reality content to the Venues app on the Oculus platform.
Nov 18, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: Online fantasy gaming platform PlayerzPot announced on Tuesday that it had raised $3 million in a Series A funding round. The brand plans to utilize the money raised to further expand its verticals, introducing various innovative concepts to enhance user experience, make advancements in random mission generator (RMG) and overall brand building.
Nov 18, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: The inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League will be titled My11Circle LPL after the fantasy sports platform secured naming rights for the Twenty20 tournament that has faced multiple kick-off date delays.