A major case of match-fixing has rocked League of Legends, as Dragon Gate have been slapped with a permanent ban from the League Master Series.
Rick Fox, a former NBA star and owner of eSports team Echo Fox, has announced that he will be leaving the organisation following an “abhorrent display of pure racism” and threats against his family from a shareholder.
EA Sports has been cracking down recently on a number of FIFA 19 pro players who have been found purchasing and selling coins, which fails to comply with the Global Series rules. This has seen multiple players being suspended from taking part in what’s left of the FIFA 19 season, and pro player Kylem “Lyricz” Edwards is now also facing disciplinary action.
Despite some recent technical issues for the Overwatch League, the competition has enjoyed the best possible weekend of Stage Two. On the Thursday, some viewers were unable to watch the action take place, which prompted a response from Blizzard on the game’s forums.
Esports organisation Cloud9 has announced the signing of its first Brazilian team, with a roster being acquired for the popular free-to-play battle royale title Apex Legends.
Mihael “Mikyx” Mehle has revealed that he may not take part in the League of Legends Mid-season invitational after suffering a wrist injury. The G2 Esports support player guided his team to the LEC Spring Split title in what was the fastest victory in the history books for the EU, though he has revealed on social media that he is “very much restricted due to the injury.”
F1 eSports champion Brendon Leigh suffered a shock during his first on-track racing debut this past weekend, as the Formula One inaugral competitive gaming champ crashed into a barrier on Sunday’s second race.
PUBG Corp, the parent company of the renowned PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, has reported $920 Million in operating revenues, and $310 Million in operating profit last year, which is being predominantly led by the Asian markets.