Today Ubisoft®, together with ESL, the world’s largest eSports company, announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six®Siege will kick off three months of Go4 cups in the UK from 15th August 2017 until 28th November 2017.
FACEIT’s Esports Championship Series (ECS), the first CS:GO league to offer players co-ownership and true collaboration in league activities, is returning for Season 4 with the ECS Open Qualifiers and Development League.
The original last-man-standing Invitational returns with three tournaments, $500,000 in prizing, and some of the most-watched streamers in the world
The first MotoGPTM eSport Championship is on. There will be six online races, and only the sixteen fastest riders will reach the live final event, which will take place at the Valencia GP. The top three will take home prizes that are already the envy of many.
Alisports is set to reduce costs by about 73 percent, and seeks to break even following this approach. The prize pool of $5.5 million, spread among the four esport titles, remains the same for next year’s final.
Eyedentity Entertainment invests in eSports pouring about 50 billion won ($44.59 million) in to this business. They will lavish investment on for discovering and building team and player.
This report by Newzoo will serve as a basis for reflection on how marketing experts can reach their target audience amongst fans who potentially represent millions of people.
The Universal Open is a 2v2 tournament featuring Rocket League, the sports-action hit with a community of more than 33 million players, developed and published by San Diego-based game studio, Psyonix.
With over 10 million downloads since its initial launch last summer, Shadowverse has continued to be a massive success. Continuing its partnership with Cygames, NGE will direct and produce the NGE Shadowverse Open for players in North America and now Europe.
Electronic sport, called Esports, is the act of confronting, in competition, players of video games. With this phenomenon, today, a new professional status allowing a player to play full-time in order to prepare for the arrival of large-scale tournament has emerged (just as a professional sportsman would do).