15, Jun 2024
Repeat Teams up with Esports World Cup to Introduce Viewers’ Victory Series with Exciting Prize Pool

Repeat, a PlayStation-powered platform, is partnering with the Esports World Cup (EWC) to introduce the Viewers’ Victory Series, a series of monthly fan-focused tournaments offering substantial cash prizes and exclusive PlayStation products. The will feature tournaments across Fortnite, Rocket League, and PUBG, with a total prize pool of $23,000 USD.…

14, Jun 2024
The Global Race to Build Esports Cities

Crunchyroll Launches Extensive Promotion for Kaiju No. 8 in India Crunchyroll is making a significant push to promote its latest anime, Kaiju No. 8, across major Indian cities, . The anime streamer has deployed full wraps on trains, buses, and advertisements at bus stops, stations, and malls in Mumbai, Delhi,…

13, Jun 2024
Esports Production Insights and Tamil Nadu’s Online Gaming Curbs

Krafton Announces BGMI Awards 2024 Krafton has announced the inaugural BGMI Awards 2024, a month-long in-game celebration for Battlegrounds Mobile India content creators and esports athletes. The event features 30 content creators across three categories: Jod Creators, Fashion Ke Deewane, and Esports Game Changers. Notable nominees include Mortal, Lolzzz, Dynamo,…

12, Jun 2024
The Challenges and Opportunities of Building Esports Cities

What exactly is an “Esports City”? And why are dozens of cities around the world vying for this title? As esports has grown, locations across the globe have flirted with this and similar terms like Esports Hub and even Esports Mecca. But why? Beyond the anticipated financial gains, what has…

12, Jun 2024
Pixel P&L: What Drives Indian Gamers to Custom PCs?

Good Morning! It’s Wednesday, June 12. In today’s edition, we delve into what Indian gamers are seeking in the custom gaming PC market, Riot Games’ strategic blueprint for the 2025 League of Legends esports, and more. First time reading? Sign up here. What Do Indian Gamers Want in Their Custom…

11, Jun 2024
Inside Esports Production: Skills, Duties, and Paychecks

As the final minutes tick away before the much-hyped BGMI esports tournament kicks off, the anticipation in the air is palpable. A sold-out crowd in Mumbai has gathered in an arena typically home to Tennis, Badminton, and Kabaddi, now transformed for four days of virtual action. The venue now boasts…

11, Jun 2024
The Real Value of Esports Degrees

Google Faces £13.6 Billion Lawsuit Over Alleged Self-Preferencing and Anticompetitive Practices filed by Ad Tech Collective Action LLP, accusing it of anti-competitive practices and “self-preferencing” in the online advertising market, which allegedly caused financial losses for UK publishers. The Competition Appeal Tribunal has allowed the case to proceed, with Google’s…

10, Jun 2024
Is India Ready To Embrace the DIY Trend?

When my first PC began to falter, I decided to undertake the ambitious task of building one myself. Despite my excitement, I harbored concerns about my limited knowledge of computer mechanics and the high cost of certain components. Countless hours were spent watching YouTube tutorials and scouring online guides. The…

10, Jun 2024
Pixel P&L: Unpacking India's Regulations on "Online Games"

Good Morning! It’s Monday, June 10. Today, we unveil our new series about India’s video gaming industry from a regulatory standpoint. We also dive into the drama at The Esports Awards, which is getting criticized for teaming up with The Esports World Cup. Dive in for these stories and more.…

8, Jun 2024
Is an Esports Degree Worth It?

As the esports industry continues to consolidate itself, educational institutions are keen to catch up, offering specialized degrees aimed at cultivating the next generation of gaming professionals. But not all programs are created equal. “A strong esports program should offer substantial industry connections and internship opportunities,” says Shefali Johnson, Chief…