Subliners build on Ultra’s momentum in Call of Duty League

Esports / Friday, July 29, 2022
The Toronto Ultra felt it “set a new standard” in hosting Canada’s first Call of Duty Major in June, and it looks like the New York Subliners built on some of OverActive Media’s momentum with the Stage 4 Major. The Subliners had about 9,400 fans cross through...

Inaugural Blaston Championship 2022 starts Aug. 1 as VR esports gains steam

Esports / Thursday, July 28, 2022
Resolution Games announced today that its VR dueling shooter game, Blaston, has started its championship season. In continuing its support for the VR gaming ecosystem, Resolution will kick off the inaugural $10,000 Blaston Championship, which will be open to players in North America and Europe. The competition...

FAW-Audi joins Tencent Global Esports Summit as strategic partner

Esports / Monday, July 25, 2022
Automobile brand FAW-Audi has signed a strategic partnership deal with Tencent for the upcoming Tencent Global Esports Summit in Hangzhou (which runs July 26-27), becoming the exclusive strategic partner of the event. Tencent Global Esports Summit has been China’s biggest annual esports...

Riot Games reveals League of Legends World Championship dates

Esports / Thursday, July 21, 2022
Riot Games today announced the dates for the League of Legends World Championships. It kicks off in late September, wrapping up Nov. 5 at Chase Center in San Francisco (the home of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors), spanning four North American...

Wisdom Gaming hosts ’80s-themed Rocket League Gold Rush event

Esports / Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Wisdom Gaming is producing another entry in its Gold Rush LAN series, this time with an ’80s twist, from Aug. 27-28. The event follows 2021’s iteration of Gold Rush, “Renaissance Ruckus,” which had a custom theme that took players back in time to the 1500s....

IEM Cologne Grand Final posts record viewership numbers

Esports / Monday, July 18, 2022
The Cathedral of Counter-Strike delivered an epic 3-2 victory for FaZe Clan in the grand finals of IEM Cologne, and it also turned in record viewership. The grand final was the most-watched non-Major tournament CS:GO match of all time. According to Esports Charts , the...

Street Fighter 6 demos will hit Evo 2022

Esports / Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Street Fighter 6, Capcom’s next evolution in the Street Fighter series, will be present at this year’s Evolution Championships Series (Evo) , but it will not be a part of the official competition. Street Fighter 6 won’t launch until 2023, but fans may play a version...

PUBG Nations Cup, sponsors benefit from higher viewership numbers

Esports / Thursday, July 7, 2022
The PUBG Nations Cup wrapped up June 19, with Team United Kingdom taking the championship on the strength of four chicken dinners and a team-high 126 eliminations. PUGB publisher Krafton touts the Nations Cup as a fan favorite event, as it brings players from all over the...
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