Category: eSports News

TEKKEN World Tour 2019, partnership with Astro Gaming

Leading interactive entertainment media publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., announced ASTRO Gaming as an official tour and audio partner joining the TEKKEN™ World Tour for 2019. Entering its third tournament season, the TEKKEN World Tour promises more action, new locations, returning favorites, and innovative tournament categories enabling more players to participate in the tour. With ASTRO Gaming...

Breach, First invitational on March 2, 2019

Independent developer QC Games announced that the first Breach Invitational will be streamed on Twitch, Mixer, and Facebook on March 2, 2019 starting at 3:00 PM Central Time. Eight teams, comprised of top livestreamers and Breach community members (40 total players), will assemble and compete for their share of $10,000. Additionally, all viewers will be given a chance to win...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, ‘Year of the Dragon’ game updates

The Hearthstone team announced the dawning of a new Hearthstone Year: The Year of the Dragon! WHAT’S A HEARTHSTONE YEAR? Each Hearthstone Year ushers in a fresh Standard format: we’ll introduce an updated card set rotation that will drastically change the meta, leading to more exploration and variety in deck types. When the first expansion of 2019 launches, we will...

The first of three PUBG Classics – April 16-21, 2019

PUBG Corporation is giving professional teams in the league a shot at extra fortune and glory on their way to the PUBG Global Championship with the introduction of PUBG Classics. These international competitions will punctuate the first two phases of professional competition in PUBG Esports, drawing teams from all over the world to live events in major cities for hefty...

The Rocket League Oceanic Masters

Ian Nowakowski | Rocket League Esports The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) is back and bigger than ever! On top of adding South America as a new RLCS region, we’ve also partnered with Gfinity to bring RLCS action back to the Oceanic region with the Rocket League Oceanic Masters. This league will serve as the official path to the Season...

Brawlhalla Esports 2019 Announcement

by Blue Mammoth Blue Mammoth Games has announced all the offline events for Brawlhalla Esports: Year Four, along with over $500,000 in prize money in 2019! While many official tournaments for Brawlhalla take place online, a large portion of them will take place at in-person tournaments that feature multiple competitive games alongside Brawlhalla. Brawlhalla will be making featured stops at:...

PUBG brings skins from the award-winning Horizon Zero Dawn to PS4

PUBG Corporation and Guerilla Games are teaming up to bring skins from the award-winning Horizon Zero Dawn to the PlayStation 4 version of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG). From March 5 through April 5, all PlayStation 4 PUBG players can receive free Horizon Zero Dawn content just for logging in, with additional content available by completing in-game challenges or purchasing directly. The...

CS:GO – IEM Champions Stage

The quarterfinals of the Champions Stage begin on February 28th and culminate with the Grand Finals at Spodek Arena on March 3rd. Be sure to make your picks prior to the start of the Champions Stage – if your Katowice Event Coin has been upgraded to Silver you still have a chance to earn the Diamond Event Coin! If you...

PES League Season 2 National Finals Are Underway

The PES League Season 2 National Finals have begun! Read on for more information about the tournament. The National Finals are taking place between 25th February and 8th March, and will decide which players progress to the Regional Finals. The exact start times and dates for each region’s National Final can be found here. All National Final matches are taking...

DiRT Rally 2.0, Co-drivers are important

Codemasters has revealed the results of their study into how a professional co-driver influences driver confidence and overall speed. The DiRT Rally 2.0 team conducted an experiment earlier this month with the only variable being the co-driver, all in order to discover the exact impact a trained navigator has on overall stage time. Each co-driver was given one chance to...

GINX Esports TV Launches on iflix

GINX Esports TV has reached a multi-territory carriage agreement with Southeast Asia’s leading entertainment service, iflix. The launch makes the world’s biggest esports TV channel, as well as a significant VOD offering, available to iflix subscribers in 13 territories across Asia – including Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, the Maldives, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The GINX...

DiRT Rally 2.0 Day One Edition has been released

Codemasters has released DiRT Rally 2.0™ Day One Edition, on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam). Sequel to the critically and commercially acclaimed 2015 DiRT Rally®, DiRT Rally 2.0 enhances the on-track experience, and creates the most authentic representation of rallying ever seen in...

Overwatch, Baptiste is hero 30

This medic is no angel of mercy. Announcing the 30th Overwatch hero, Baptiste—an elite combat medic armed with an arsenal of experimental healing devices. Baptiste helps keep allies alive and eliminate threats under fierce conditions. Try him out now on the public test realm on Windows PC, and find out more about Baptiste and his abilities below. Bio Real Name:...

Gods of Boom Kick-Off 2019 – March 1st at IEM Katowice

Continuing their dominance as the leader in mobile esports, Game Insight, in partnership with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, today announced details of the second season of Guns of Boom and the Gods of Boom Kick-Off 2019, the first stadium-level event for the popular first-person mobile shooter Guns of Boom. The Season Two kick-off event will take place on...

StarCraft II is underway at IEM Katowice

There’s $400,000 USD on the line for players competing in the first major tournament of the StarCraft II World Championship Series for 2019. IEM Katowice continues its run as one of the most stacked tournaments in StarCraft history! With 76 players featured, nearly every contender from the WCS Circuit and WCS Korea is present, looking to jumpstart their position in...