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.
The first ever Chinese League of Legends Champions Invictus Gaming showcased just why they were the first to do so, by taking out fellow Chinese eSports team JD Gaming in the finals of the League of Legends Pro League 2019 Spring Split, winning convincingly 3-0.
Given that eSports has seen a substantial rise in popularity over the last few years, it’s easy to see the staggering viewership statistics that come along with major events from the competitive gaming scene. But how do these figures compare to more mainstream events such as the Super Bowl?
A streaming event such as Twitchcon Europe shouldn’t appear to be an event in which streaming isn’t allowed, but that proved to be the case for one streamer who was in attendance.