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State of the Ecosystem: VALORANT esports (2023 overview)

State of the Ecosystem is a series overviewing the contemporary esports scene in several major esports titles, with a primary focus on the industry side. (ESI Illustration) Image credit: Riot Games VALORANT is a hero-based first-person shooter (FPS) game developed by League of Legends publisher Riot Games. Teased in...

Fri Jun 9, 2023 15:03
RTS names former Twitch exec Chris Mead as its first Chief Business Officer

(ESI Illustration) Image credit: RTS Talent management and brand consulting firm RTS has appointed Chris Mead, formerly of Twitch, as its inaugural Chief Business Officer. In his new role, Mead will use his expertise in the creator economy to lead the development of new business opportunities; boost the organisation’s...

Fri Jun 9, 2023 14:11
Loco locks in partnership with Skyesports

Image credit: Loco, Skyesports Esports and gaming streaming platform Loco has partnered with Indian esports company Skyesports. As a result, Loco will host the 2023 edition of the Skyesports Champions Series on its platform. Loco will exclusively broadcast the ten-day Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) tournament from...

Fri Jun 9, 2023 13:51
LCS to return following major agreement between Riot Games, LCSPA and teams

Image credit: Riot Games The delayed 2023 LCS Summer Split is set to return on June 14th following an agreement between Riot Games, the LCSPA and teams. The 2023 LCS Summer Split was postponed for two weeks following the league’s players association, the LCSPA, voting in favour of a player walkout. Keep...

Fri Jun 9, 2023 13:10
Alpine Esports unveils partnership with Shikenso Analytics

Image credit: Alpine, Shikenso Analytics Alpine, the French sports car brand of automotive marque Renault, has announced a partnership with esports analytics company Shikenso Analytics. As a result, Alpine will utilise the company’s platform to measure the performance of its streaming channels and existing esports partnerships....

Thu Jun 8, 2023 18:05
Intel and Dell report finds appetite for esports in schools

Image credit: Shutterstock Over half of UK students believe an esports qualification would be as useful to them as a traditional subject like maths, according to a report by Dr Eliza Filby in partnership with the British Esports Federation. The study, funded by US chipmaker Intel and computing brand Dell, found that of...

Thu Jun 8, 2023 17:35

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