Apex Legends Preseason Invitational from September 13-15

Electronic Arts Inc.,  and Respawn Entertainment announced the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational, a large scale esports tournament featuring the largest collection of competitive talent ever for an Apex Legends event. Held September 13-15 in Kraków, Poland, 80 teams (three players per team) from around the world will compete in a bracketed tournament for a prize pool of US$500,000.… Read the rest

Team Razer at EVO 2019 and ‘The International (TI9)’ Dota 2

Razer announced a record number of esports professionals will be contesting under its Team Razer banner at the finals of EVO 2019 and The International (TI9) Dota 2. Both events are two of the world’s most prestigious esports tournaments with almost 31 million US dollars of prize money at stake.
Team Razer athletes from Mousesports and Team Evil Geniuses (EG) alongside fighting game pro Kun ‘Xian’ Ho will be attending EVO 2019, held in Las Vegas from 2nd to 4th of August.
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Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Percival Enters the Ring at EVO 2019

XSEED Games, the North American publisher of Granblue Fantasy: Versus, is teaming up with Cygames Beast, pro eSports team, to take EVO 2019 by storm. Led by Daigo “The Beast” Umehara, their roster also includes PR Balrog, GamerBee, Fuudo, and the crew’s latest member, Infexious.

  • Granblue Fantasy: Versus demo, featuring Percival, playable for the first time outside of Japan
  • Mini tournament highlighting Granblue Fantasy: Versus
  • Cygames Beast‘s live exhibition, Meet and Greet, and raffles to win some team merchandises


  • XSEED Games at EVO: August 2 – 3, 2019
  • Cygames Beast live exhibition / Meet and Greet / Raffle: August 2 Evening
  • Granblue Fantasy: Versus mini tournament / XSEED Games Twitch stream: August 3 starting at 1PM

EVO 2019
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas

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Magic: The Gathering, $500,000 Mythic Championship IV tournament

Wizards of the Coast, the visionary creator behind Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons, is pleased to launch Mythic Championship IV this evening, the latest in a series of competitive Magic: The Gathering events that run throughout the year.

This weekend, the best Magic: The Gathering players in the world will play against one another in at MagicFest Barcelona for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000 at Mythic Championship IV, a tournament focused on matches played in the Modern format of Magic: The Gathering.… Read the rest

Battalion 1944’s eSports – Blitzkrieg 2019 Summer Leagues

Bulkhead Interactive is dedicated to supporting Battalion 1944’s eSports scene and they will be investing $650k into upcoming tournaments. Registration for The Plays summer Blitzkrieg Open and Premier Leagues are open for the next 10 days, with a $20k prize pool: http://theplays.gg/blitzkrieg-summer/ – and this is just the start.

Battalion recaptures the core of classic competitive shooters & refines the ‘classic’ FPS feel for the next generation.… Read the rest

Cyberpunk 2077 is coming to gamescom 2019

CD PROJEKT RED announced plans on Cyberpunk 2077’s presence at this year’s gamescom, taking place August 20th – 24th in Cologne, Germany.

Entertainment area pass holders will be able to watch Cyberpunk 2077 being played live by members of the development team at the game’s booth located in Hall 6, Stand C049. … Read the rest

Meta Threads and Gen.G Esports Apparel Partnership

 Gen.G Esports joins Meta Threads in a manufacturing and distribution deal for North America. Gen.G, the parent company of the Seoul Dynasty, and hosting some of the top players and teams across nine games, is one of the largest esports organizations worldwide. The partnership is focused on elevating brand merchandise and improving logistics for North American fans.… Read the rest

THQ Nordic announces gamescom 2019 line-up

THQ Nordic is thrilled to show a fine choice of great games, when the world’s biggest gaming convention will open its doors on August 21th in Cologne, Germany. THQ Nordic will host six playable games on the show floor.

Three new games will be shown behind closed doors only, one of them being a world exclusive announcement which will be revealed during the gamescom Opening Night live stream on Monday, August 19th at 8:00 PM CEST / 2:00 PM EDT.… Read the rest

PUBG, players can now earn “real-world value” rewards

Gaming rewards and marketing company Refereum  announced its partnership with gaming juggernaut PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS. Through Refereum’s revolutionary new way of rewarding gamers via the blockchain, PUBG players are now able to earn merchandise, game keys, and even cryptocurrency for their in-game accomplishments.

By closely integrating with PUBG’s API, Refereum can award players points for achievements such as earning chicken dinners or making 20 kills.… Read the rest

gamescom, new event area in hall 11.2

+++ New in hall 11.2: meet & greet: signing areas +++ food court with culinary delicacies +++ chill out zone with seating +++ events: COS Cup and RC drift games, also in hall 11.2 +++

gamescom (open to all from 21 to 24 August) offers not only spectacular games presentations, but also many events.… Read the rest

Overwatch: Hero 31, Sigma is now live

Sigma is a kind and brilliant scientist who has been irreparably changed by an experiment gone wrong, gaining the ability to manipulate gravity in the process. Sigma sustained serious psychological damage during that tragic experiment, was deemed a threat to humanity and locked away for years in a secret government facility.… Read the rest