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PES 2019, Seven new league licenses

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced that PES 2019 will feature seven new fully licensed leagues, with seven confirmed and two more to be announced at a later date. This announcement is part of KONAMI’s ongoing commitment to increase the number of licenses within the PES series. The confirmed seven new authentic leagues available in PES 2019 include: Danish Superliga,...

DiRT World Championships, Saturday 26th May, 2018

Codemasters announced that Volkswagen R will sponsor the forthcoming final of the DiRT World Championships. The final, which will take place on Saturday 26th May at Silverstone as part of Speedmachine, will pit the fastest six DiRT 4 players in the world against each other live on Motorsport.tv and Twitch from 2pm (BST). The partnership with Volkswagen R will see...

H1Z1: Just Survive, Open beta phase for ‘Battle Royale’ on PS4

Daybreak Games® announced that H1Z1®: Battle Royale, the original standalone battle royale game, is now available for free on PlayStation® 4. The battle royale shooter is currently in Open Beta with a full release scheduled for later this year. H1Z1 has been redesigned specifically for PlayStation 4 players, with a larger weapon arsenal – six new weapons – and fully...

Rocket League, ‘Salty Shores’ update

Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, has announced that the Salty Shores Update will launch in Rocket League on May 29 for all platforms (pending first party certifications). The Salty Shores Update will include: A new beach-themed Arena named Salty Shores The Beach Blast summer in-game event that will begin on June 11 The end of Competitive Season 7...

CS:GO tournament returns in June with $50,000 prize pot

After the successful Winter Series, Gfinity is excited to announce the Gfinity Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring Series 2018, which will see the best talent battle to become Champions of Europe and North America and take a share of the $50,000 prize pool. The Gfinity Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring Series 2018 is now open for registrations to teams of all skill...

Dota 2 Major arrives on GINX Esports TV

GINX Esports TV, the world’s biggest international esports TV network, just announced that it has acquired the broadcasting rights for the ESL One Birmingham 2018. Held in Birmingham later this week, the ESL One Birmingham is the very first Dota 2 Major tournament organised in the UK. Arguably the year’s most exciting esports event in the UK, ESL One Birmingham...

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege, Team Liquid wins season 7

Ubisoft® announces that the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Pro League Season 7 Finals has crowned a new champion, Team Liquid. Led by an impressive André ‘Nesk’ Oliveira, the Brazilian roster beat the current world champion PENTA Sports in an epic grand final. Taking place at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Hotel & Casino, the Season 7 Finals gathered the eight best...

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, May’s champion is Ilias “AretuzaAndyWand” Karamanis

CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce that Ilias “AretuzaAndyWand” Karamanis has won the May 2018 GWENT Open tournament! Ushering the GWENT Masters rivalry into its second half, the May 2018 GWENT Open saw highest ranked Pro Ladder players face off this past weekend. The tournament’s stakes included a $25,000 prize pool and Crown Points, which...

Battlerite, Season 1 of the ‘Pro League’

Stunlock Studios today announced that the Grand Finals of Battlerite Pro League Season 1 will be held in Sweden at DreamHack Summer on 16-17 June, 2018. It will feature a showdown of the best-of-the-best in Europe, North America, South America, and Korea to crown the Season 1 Champion. Twitch is the exclusive live streaming partner for the league with the...

Rainbow Six: Siege, ‘Operation Para Bellum’ revealed

Ubisoft® announced the full details for Operation Para Bellum, one of the largest content updates yet for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six®  Siege. Operation Para Bellum introduces two new defending operators, Alibi and Maestro, alongside an all-new map, Villa, set in the Italian countryside. Year Three Season Two also brings a breath of innovation, including a new intel gadget, operator speed...

Guns of Boom’s $200,000 Inaugural Esports Season

To mark the first anniversary of the release of Guns of Boom, Game Insight has announced that Guns of Boom’s debut esports season will kick off on June 9. Guns of Boom’s inaugural season is being presented in collaboration with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, and will award $200,000 in prize money. “From its very first day, Guns of...

DRAGON BALL FighterZ, Party Battle and FighterZ Cup modes

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe revealed the first Party Battle event is live on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC. Party Battle and FighterZ Cup are new online modes added to DRAGON BALL FighterZ through the free update on 9th May. Party Battle mode enables 3 players to join forces in co-op fights. Cooperation will be the only way to stand a...

Brawlhalla Stream.Me Championship Tournament – $4,000 in prize money

Brawlhalla players are invited to find a friend and test their fighting skills later this month, May 26-27, 2018, in the Brawlhalla Stream.Me Championship. Competitors will show down in 2v2 matches to win a share of $4,000 in prize money. The Brawlhalla Stream.Me Championship is a two-on-two tournament open to any and all Brawlhalla players across North America and Europe....

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Coming October 17, 2018

It’s time to soldier up because Black Ops is back! The series which has become the most played in Call of Duty® history as well as a cultural phenomenon around the globe returns October 12th with the release of Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4, a gritty, grounded, all-out combat experience. Black Ops 4 raises the bar for Multiplayer mode that increases tactical gameplay and player choice, along with the biggest Zombies offering...

PUBG Mobile, 10 million daily active users

Tencent and PUBG Corp. announced the wildly popular game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds MOBILE (PUBG MOBILE) has surpassed 10 million daily active users (DAU) around the world (excluding China). Tencent and PUBG Corp. have announced the impressive DAU milestone for PUBG MOBILE, the mobile version of the massively popular game, that was released on the App Store and Google Play Store internationally...