Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Scholomance Academy’ is live

Arcane higher education awaits in new expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s hit digital card game, including 135 new cards bursting with magical potential.

Idle undergrads and students of the arcane can celebrate today’s opening of Scholomance Academy, the titular setting for Blizzard Entertainment’s latest expansion to its smash-hit digital card game Hearthstone®.… Read the rest

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, more new content

Capcom revealed new details on the characters, stages and other content coming to the fifth and final season of Street Fighter V: Champion Edition. Announced by the Street Fighter V development team, Dan, Rose, Oro, Akira and one yet-to-be revealed character will be joining the hard-hitting roster. These newly-confirmed characters are currently in production, so additional details and in-progress images and gameplay footage will be shared in the months ahead as these new characters take form.… Read the rest

Team Vitality, Alternate adidas VIIctory Jersey

Leading global esports organization Team Vitality is pleased to unveil its Alternate VIIctory Jersey, a crisp white take on its iconic adidas design worn by its pro players and fans alike. The stylish new jersey is available now at shop.vitality.gg, and launches today in celebration of the organization’s seventh birthday. Team Vitality players will alternate between the classic black and new white design as they compete in some of the world’s most prestigious competitions.… Read the rest

ESL and DreamHack, media rights deal with Brazil’s media outlets

Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) (“MTG”) portfolio companies ESL and DreamHack have today announced the entering into a three-year media rights deal with Brazil’s leading media outlets Globo and Omelete.

The partnership aims to bring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) in Portuguese to the passionate Brazilian CS:GO community. As part of the deal, all tournaments within ESL Pro Tour for CS:GO, including the ESL Pro League, ESL One, Intel® Extreme Masters, DreamHack Masters & DreamHack Open, will be broadcast in Portuguese language via respective distribution channels of Globo and Omelete.

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PUBG Mobile, World League Season Zero finals

The 16 teams from the East and West Leagues of PUBG MOBILE World League (PMWL) Season Zero who have qualified for the Finals from August 6th to August 9th have been determined. Following three thrilling weeks of East and West League play, the final Super Weekend concluded on Sunday and the coveted World League Points have been counted, revealing the 32 teams heading into the final phase of the $850,000 online global season.… Read the rest

PUBG, This year’s eSports calendar adds fourth event (PCS3).

PUBG Corporation announced an extension to its 2020 esports calendar with the addition of PUBG Continental Series 3 (PCS3) in November. Thanks to overwhelming fan support and reception, PUBG esports will provide an additional opportunity for players and teams to play on a global stage, helping further ensure the commitment to building a strong and sustainable esports foundation with its regional tournament system.… Read the rest

High School Esports League, Australia & New Zealand Winter Tournament

Generation Esports (GenE) — a global community-focused esports organization and tournament platform — today announced the launch of the High School Esports League (HSEL) in Australia and New Zealand, expanding North America’s largest competitive gaming organization for high schools into Southwest Pacific territories. Following the same charter as GenE’s existing student leagues in North America, the newly launched High School Esports League in Australia and New Zealand (HSELANZ) will engage students through organized competition and provide beneficial academic opportunities.… Read the rest

PUBG Mobile, Ancient Secret Mode update

Under a mysterious ancient civilization theme, PUBG MOBILE unveils a new Ancient Secret Mode update, bringing players all-new in-game events and exclusive rewards. Similarly, fresh fast-paced content arrives in the form of the new Arena gameplay – Team Gun Game and Library map in the hit Arena playlist. Players can experience the new mode and updates starting today in PUBG MOBILE.… Read the rest

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, Second season, ‘Journey’, gets under way

CD PROJEKT RED announces that Journey is back for a second season in GWENT: The Witcher Card Game. Players can begin levelling up once more and earning brand new rewards for free right now on iOS, Android, and PC.

Journey is GWENT’s new progression system which rewards players as they level up by earning victories in the game’s Standard, Seasonal and Arena mode matches.… Read the rest

DreamHack and ESL, eSports streaming in Mandarin

Modern Times Group MTG AB’s (publ.) (“MTG”) esports portfolio companies ESL and DreamHack announce a landmark deal with DouYu that sees digital live streaming of major esports competitions in a Mandarin-language exclusive.

The two MTG companies announced a one-year deal with DouYu, one of China’s leading streaming platforms with over 158 million monthly active users recorded this year.

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