Gen.G + Toyota 10-Day Gaming Stream Virtual Race

Gen.G and Toyota announced the “Toyota Sedan: Drive Your Game” campaign, a 10-day gaming stream virtual race that will include 9 content creators on three teams. The competition kicks off July 19 and concludes on July 28.

Content creators in League of Legends, Minecraft, Rocket League, and Teamfight Tactics will be teamed up in a race against time to complete the most gaming challenges and for the most engaged audience.… Read the rest

PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, Son Heung-Min on loan to Team PUBG

KRAFTON, Inc. detailed its PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS collaboration with Tottenham Hotspur F.C. player and captain of the South Korean national team, Son Heung-min. The collaboration, which runs from July through October, includes an in-game event and the opportunity for players to earn or purchase exclusive Son-themed in-game items. As part of the partnership, KRAFTON will also give away real-world Level 3 helmets autographed by Son.… Read the rest

New Jersey Sportsbooks Took in $766.9 Million in Bets in June

New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks took in $766.9 million in bets in June, according to official data released Friday. That is down 5.8% from $814.3 million in May, but up from $117.8 million in June 2020.

June’s action yielded $71.3 million in gross gaming revenue, the most in operator revenue since sportsbooks posted a record $82.6 million in January.… Read the rest

Rainbow Six Extraction and Riders Republic, New Release Schedule

Ubisoft announced that Riders Republic and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction will now be respectively released on 28th October (RR) and in January 2022 (R6E).

The goal with the decision to delay both of these games is to give more opportunities for players to test, play firsthand and give feedback to ensure we are bringing the best experiences to market and allow them to reach their full potential.… Read the rest

F1 2021 is now available

Codemasters® and Electronic Arts Inc.  welcome players to the world of Formula 1® racing in F1® 2021, now available on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. The latest release in the prestigious F1® series features the teams, drivers, and circuits for the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship™ and introduces a brand-new story mode, expanded Career mode with two-player option, and three new circuits, Portimão, Imola, and Jeddah*, available to all players for free* as post launch content.… Read the rest

Samsung Odyssey League 2021, Last call for teams to sign up

The Samsung Odyssey League 2021, a Rocket League tournament with a €25,000 prize pool in Europe.

Registrations begin closing on July 23 (full list of regional registration deadlines here) so make sure you register on the Odyssey League website before your deadline.

The tournament spans five weeks of intense competition.… Read the rest

BetMGM and Pittsburgh Pirates Partnership

BetMGM and The Pittsburgh Pirates announced a new partnership that will include BetMGM branding throughout PNC Park, fan-focused promotions, social media content and more.

Under the partnership, BetMGM content will be integrated across the Pirates’ digital and social platforms. Additionally, BetMGM signage will be prominently featured at PNC Park, including the left field wall and behind home plate.… Read the rest

WynnBET, Official Sportsbook & Gaming Partner Of The Detroit Lions

WynnBET announced on Thursday its first partnership with an NFL team through a multi-year sponsorship with the Detroit Lions. As part of the agreement, the Lions will designate WynnBET as an official sportsbook and gaming partner of the team and house the “WynnBET Sports Bar at Ford Field.”

The WynnBET Sports Bar at Ford Field, set to open this season for fans 21+, will be WynnBET branded and located near section 222.

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Farming Simulator 22, New and Improved Precision Farming Pack DLC

Lowering the environmental footprint of virtual farming: The Precision Farming Project continues with a new and improved DLC for Farming Simulator 22. Initiated in 2020 by John Deere and funded by EIT Food, Europe’s leading Food Innovation Initiative, the project is now in its second phase. As one of EITs multiple efforts to raise awareness and improve the knowledge about sustainable farming, publisher and developer GIANTS Software will introduce even more gameplay features.… Read the rest

PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, Update 12.2 has gone live on PC & Console

PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS Update 12.2 is here and brings with it a new 8×8 map – TAEGO. In addition, Survivor Pass: TAEGO is now live for PC and console players so they can start unlocking a variety of TAEGO-themed rewards!

  • Welcome to TAEGO – TAEGO put players in 1980s South Korea as they battle it out across vast and varied landscapes, ranging from wide-open reed fields to the close quarters of Hosan Prison.

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SMITE: Battleground of the Gods, Mid-Season update goes live

SMITE, the Mid-Season Update is the biggest one of the year and introduces several major beats simultaneously.

  • Stranger Things SMITE 

  • Conquest Map Refresh

  • Mid-Season core design changes

  • ‘Court of Midnight’ event

Everyone can enjoy this batch of new content on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox One X & S, and Nintendo Switch.… Read the rest

Indiana Sportsbooks Accepted $246.3 Million in Wagers in June

Indiana Online and retail sportsbooks accepted $246.3 million in wagers in June, down 3.2% from $254.4 million in May, according to official reporting released Monday. Despite the drop, average betting volume remained at $8.2 million per day over the 30 days in June, equaling the 31-day average in May.

Sportsbooks generated $26.7 million in gross gaming revenue from June’s wagering, which was up 48.5% from $18.0 million in May.… Read the rest

FIFA 22 With Next-Gen HyperMotion Technology

Electronic Arts Inc.  introduced EA SPORTS™ FIFA 22, featuring next-gen HyperMotion* technology that brings the football’s most realistic and immersive gameplay experience to life, in every match and across every mode on next-gen consoles and Stadia. FIFA 22 will be available worldwide on October 1 for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PC via Origin™ and Steam, Stadia, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.… Read the rest

WitcherCon, Lots of stuff happened

On July 9th and 10th, CD PROJEKT RED and Netflix presented WitcherCon — a global online celebration of The Witcher franchise featuring numerous panels and announcements related to the world of The Witcher video games and the Netflix series.

Streaming to Twitch and YouTube, WitcherCon was aired over two separate streams containing many fun and eventful panels focused around different aspects of the world of The Witcher — as well as content unique to each stream.

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Iowa Sportsbooks Accepted $111.2 Million in June

Iowa’s online and retail sportsbooks accepted $111.2 million in June, according to official data released late Thursday. That is down 3.2% from $114.9 million in May. The pace of betting remained $3.7 million per day over the 30 days of June, matching the $3.7 million per day over the 31 days in May.… Read the rest