Mission Control Launches U.S. Parks and Recreation Esports Championship

Mission Control GG, a startup focused on gathering communities through esports, has announced the first ever U.S. Parks and Recreation Esports Championship (USPREC), presented by HyperX. This tournament brings parks and recreation communities across the country together for a month-long competition, where players will represent their hometown for ultimate bragging rights from the comfort of their own homes.… Read the rest

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six, 2021 invitational starts May 11, 2021

Ubisoft confirmed that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Invitational 2021 will take place from 11th May through to 23rd May in Paris, France, with all four Rainbow Six Esports regions participating. Following approval from the French Government and local authorities, Brazilian teams will be authorized to join the competition in France, following additional safety measures.… Read the rest

Univ. Of Colorado & Univ. Of Montana Esports Rivalry Week

Global esports organization Gen.G and Conoco® announced plans to host a first-of-its-kind college esports rivalry week between University of Colorado and University of Montana esports programs. This marks Conoco’s first-ever activation in the esports space.

Rivalry Week presented by Conoco is a two-day event pinning the Buffaloes and Grizzlies against each other in Rocket League on April 27 and Minecraft on April 29.… Read the rest

2020-21 British Esports Championships, live grand finals at Confetti

The British Esports Association, the not-for-profit organization set up to promote and support grassroots esports, has partnered with Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies to deliver a live grand finals for the 2020-21 British Esports Championships.

The Championships are a series of competitive gaming tournaments for students aged 12+ in schools and colleges across the UK.… Read the rest

Red Bull Racing Esports Team, HyperX Becomes Official Peripheral Partner

HyperX announced it is joining forces with the Red Bull Racing Esports team as the Official Peripheral Partner. To provide a competitive edge and take their esports racing to the next level, Red Bull Racing Esports will have access to HyperX’s market-leading gaming mice and keyboards and award-winning Cloud headsets for training and competitions.… Read the rest

World of Tanks, ‘Modern Armor’ “evolution” released for the consoles

World of Tanks is taking the fight forward by releasing their newest evolution, World of Tanks Modern Armor. With cross play available on PlayStation®4 and 5 and on Xbox One, Xbox Series S and X, this leading combat vehicle shooter is available to millions of console players across the globe.

Rolling out for the first time in the game’s history is the addition of modern combat, which brings new, fast-paced gameplay to the forefront.… Read the rest

Gen.G Foundation Scholarship, Application Process is Open

Global esports organization Gen.G announced the opening of the application process for the second annual Gen.G Foundation scholarship.  As part of its $1 million pledge over the next 10 years, the fund focuses on supporting women, people of color and low-income students enrolled in a U.S university or college who are interested in a career in esports, gaming, entrepreneurship, journalism and content creation.… Read the rest

Gogawi Launches eSports Wagering Platform in Thailand

 Esports Technologies announced the launch of its consumer platform, Gogawi, in Thailand. Gogawi.com, recently launched in Japan and now available in more than 140 jurisdictions, is an esports-focused betting destination offering wagering on the top tournaments and esports matches.

Thailand is the world’s 19th-largest gaming market according to Newzoo, a trusted source for games and esports analytics and market research.… Read the rest

Q2 ESL Pro Tour Outlook for CS:GO, ESL One Cologne in-person Competition

ESL Gaming, the world’s largest esports company, has revealed updates to its much-anticipated Counter Strike: Global Offensive competitions including both events in Q2 as well as Q3’s ESL One Cologne. In light of ongoing global health restrictions, ESL plans further quarterly updates to keep the esports community informed.

DreamHack Masters Spring, scheduled to take place between April 29th and May 9th, will  play out as a global online tournament with teams competing from various locations in Europe.… Read the rest

Tennessee Sportsbooks, $200 Million in Bets in March

March Madness helped propel Tennessee to more than $200 million in betsalmost entirely reversing the state’s first month-over-month decline in February. And with two new operators launching in the state, Tennessee’s market took a significant step in its maturation process, according to analysts from PlayTenn, which researches the Tennessee gaming market.… Read the rest