British Esports Championships Spring 2020, You can sign up now

The British Esports Association, the not-for-profit organisation set up to promote and support grassroots esports, announce that sign-ups are now open for the Spring Championships for students aged 12 and above.

For the first time, they have partnered with StreamRecap to provide in game highlights throughout the Spring Season for all League of Legends and Rocket League players.… Read the rest

2019 Southeast Asian Games, First event to include esports by IOC

Razer begins the countdown to the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 2019), an eleven-country international sporting event sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee, and the first to include esports as a medaled competitive discipline.
One week from now, athletes from participating countries will gather at the inaugural SEA Games Esports Opening Ceremony in the Philippines to celebrate history in the making with esports being recognized as a medal sport for the first time.
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PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019 Fall Split Global Finals, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1

After several months of rigorous qualification matches, group stages, regional prelims and finals, the PUBG MOBILE Club Open 2019 Fall Split Global Finals will culminate this weekend at the Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 16 outstanding teams from around the globe will duke it out for the ultimate chicken dinner and a slice of the massive $2.5 million total prize pool.… Read the rest

World of Tanks: Mercenaries, Update 4.12 bringing back beloved traditions

The days are getting colder, but the battles are heating up in World of Tanks: Mercenaries this November and December. The dev team from Wargaming West have been working hard to deliver more content than ever to passionate tankers across the globe until the end of the year. The release of Update 4.12 on November 26, is followed by some amazing new limited edition tanks and Black Friday sales, while November is closing with the tradition of T(h)anksgiving once again celebrated in-game with Turkey Treats.… Read the rest

FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME, World Championships on Nov. 23

SQUARE ENIX® will be hosting the 2019 FINAL FANTASY® Trading Card Game (FFTCG) World Championships in North America at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport in Los Angeles, CA on November 23-24, 2019. The top thirty-two FFTCG players from around the globe will come together to compete in this grand finale of the 2019 FFTCG competitive circuit and determine the best FFTCG player in the world.… Read the rest

BBC’s Bitesize Schools Tour puts esports on careers agenda

Vexed Gaming’s Chief Gaming Officer Mark Weller will be an industry expert panelists taking part in the BBC’s upcoming winter Bitesize Schools Tour, which aims to encourage young people to explore careers in the creative industries.

Manchester-based Vexed Gaming is the only esports organization to be involved in the initiative, reflecting the team’s efforts to broaden the appeal of competitive gaming beyond its core base.… Read the rest

GameWorks & High School Esports League (HSEL), esports expansion

GameWorks, Inc., an esports and entertainment company for millennials, teens and families with seven locations nationwide, announced today it has forged a partnership with the High School Esports League (HSEL) — a varsity esports organization with over 60,000 participating students across more than 2,100 schools — to help fuel the adoption of esports throughout high schools nationwide.… Read the rest

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Battlegrounds’ updated

An update has come to Hearthstone’s new game mode, adding some extra chaos—and a few new Heroes— to Battlegrounds! Jump into the Beta to test out the latest challengers.

NEW CHALLENGERS

Sindragosa, Elise Starseeker, Brann Bronzebeard, and Sir Finley Mrrgglton are the newest Heroes to enter the Battlegrounds—each one with a new hero power to help you push toward a first-place finish.

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Arc World Tour 2020, eSports tournament for all fighting game players

Arc System Works America, Inc.  announced the next installment of its global tournament series, ARC WORLD TOUR 2020 (AWT 2020), will start in spring 2020 with new games, events, and $100k in prize money on the line.

Featuring BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle Version 2.0 and Granblue Fantasy: Versus, the tour runs from early spring until fall with events in North America, Europe, and Asia with the tour finals scheduled for the end of the year.… Read the rest

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, “Most robust” version to date

It’s time to fight like a champion and rule the ring! Capcom announced Street Fighter V: Champion Edition, the most robust version of the acclaimed fighting game will release on 14th February 2020 for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PC. Also announced today, Gill makes his angelic return to the series joining the roster for Champion Edition and available to current Street Fighter V players beginning in December 2019.… Read the rest