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Messi helps Man City player to become the fastest-growing streamer on Twitch

Sergio Aqüero is the latest streamer who is all hot on the live streaming platform, Twitch. The post Messi helps Man City player to become the fastest-growing streamer on Twitch appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

AI creates new PAC-Man version just by watching 50,000 episodes of gameplay

With the help of GAN-based neutral networks, NVIDIA teaches AI to create new Pac-Man game by just watching the gameplay. The post AI creates new PAC-Man version just by watching 50,000 episodes of gameplay appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Gamers Without Borders to host $2 Million CSGO Charity Event

A philanthropic initiative by Gamers Without Borders is heading the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive way. Gamers Without Borders has pledged $10 Million in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic. The organization is hosting a series of online tournaments across various titles and CS:GO is the next in line.  The string of events began on April 24 earlier […]

Fortnite: FNCS Invitational Championship Sunday Complete Results

The results are in for the FNCS Invitational. See who came out on top in all seven competitive Fortnite regions. Seven FNCS champions were crowned today after the conclusion of the FNCS Invitational. To cap off Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2, Epic Games hosted a $2 million tournament geared toward past FNCS finalists. What transpired […]

Is Esports Betting Legal?

Esports betting websites are thriving all over the internet. If you are an esport enthusiast, betting on matches can be an easy way to make some money online. But is esports betting legal? Esports has been thriving this past decade. From a niche market to a $1 billion industry, esports is now compared to traditional […]

Dota 2 Battle Pass 2020 releasing tomorrow

Rejoice, Dota 2 fans! The year-long wait for the BP 2020 has finally come to an end. The post Dota 2 Battle Pass 2020 releasing tomorrow appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: Topson Will Play With OG For ESL One Birmingham Online

ESL One Birmingham 2020 Online is about to begin in just one day. Here is the latest news about one of the best players in the world. OG did the impossible last summer after they won two TIs in a row. However, after their glorious conquest, some of the team members decided to retire. As […]

Dr Disrespect uninstalls Valorant after placing Bronze 3

Dr. Disrespect has uninstalled both VALORANT and Vanguard from his PC after losing a bet to fellow streamer TimTheTatman. The post Dr Disrespect uninstalls Valorant after placing Bronze 3 appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Learn about the top strategies Jagex has used to monetize RuneScape

Jagex and the top strategies he used to monetize RuneScape The post Learn about the top strategies Jagex has used to monetize RuneScape appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Orange Rock steals the crown from GodLike – PMPL SA Week 2 Day 1 Recap

SynerGE enters the top 3. The post Orange Rock steals the crown from GodLike – PMPL SA Week 2 Day 1 Recap appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Pokimane escapes Twitch ban and handed warning for NSFW content

For most of us, the name Imane ”Pokimane” Anya need no introduction and for the ones who don’t, Pokimane is one of the biggest existing twitch streamers with over 3.9 million followers who is best known for her live streams and interactions on stream, where she showcases her video gaming experiences, most notably in League […]

Ranked won’t be available in Valorant at launch

Riot has also mentioned that the ranks from closed beta are set to reset. The post Ranked won’t be available in Valorant at launch appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call Of Duty: Seattle Surge Flooded Out Of Their Own Home Series After Winning Only 2 Maps

Seattle Surge took defeats to the New York Subliners and Los Angeles Guerrillas as they leave their home series 0-2 After problems all season, Seattle brought Enable back into their starting roster. Although results were poor last time he was in the squad, many fans expect an improvement in his performance. While the last series […]

CSGO: FaZe Reportedly Targeting 16-year-old Prodigy To Replace Olofmeister

Olofmeister stepping down from FaZe might come as a surprise to the FaZe fans, as after what seemed to be a long haul for a sable roster, the squad found their footing with Olof, Niko, raiN, coldzera, and broky. Olofmeister has been on the apex of professional Counter Strike:Global Offensive pro scene for as long […]

Fortnite: Tempers Flare Between Pro Players Clix and Unknown in the FNCS Invitational

Two of NA East’s best lock horns in the middle of the $2 million FNCS Invitational. Fortnite’s final major tournament of Chapter 2 Season 2 concludes this weekend with the Grand Finals of the FNCS Invitational. After three grueling weeks of competition, the top 100 players in all seven regions are jockeying for a high […]

Fortnite: FNCS Invitational Finals Day 1 Complete Results

ESTNN takes a look at the leaderboard after day one of the FNCS Invitational Season Finals. Competitive Fortnite’s top 100 solo players in all seven regions are halfway through the FNCS Invitational Grand Finals. Thus far, we’ve experienced three weekends of unconventional competition. Controller players have dominated the narrative to this point, but the current […]

CS:GO: FaZe Reportedly Targeting Bymas To Replace Olofmeister

The teenager may be getting his big break with FaZe. FaZe Clan is targeting 16-year-old Lithuanian player Aurimas “Bymas” Pipiras to join their CS:GO roster, according to a report from DBLTAP. The young player will replace Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer, should he join the active lineup. Who is Bymas? Bymas is fairly inexperienced, having not yet […]

Olofmeister Announces A Break From Competitive CS:GO

Olofmeister has announced a hiatus from competitive CS:GO. Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer has decided to temporarily step down from the active roster of FaZe Clan. He states he has been feeling incredibly fatigued and is losing motivation. This is already the third break Olof takes in his career; who will fill in the released spot is […]

Olofmeister steps down from FaZe Clan

Olofmeister is no longer part of FaZe Clan, the organisation have announced. The post Olofmeister steps down from FaZe Clan appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

CS:GO: Sources Say WePlay! Will Host The Second RMR Event For CIS

Multiple sources claim WePlay! is hosting the next RMR event. Although CS:GO devs have already revealed cs_summit 6 will be held from June 22 to July 5 and will become the second RMR event, we still have no official info about the events for CIS and Asia. But, with that said, sources state that WePlay, […]

CSGO: YEKINDAR joins Virtus Pro

The DreamHack Delhi MVP making big moves in the csgo scene. The post CSGO: YEKINDAR joins Virtus Pro appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

GodLike and Orange Rock overtake TSM Entity! PMPL SA Day 4 Recap

GodLike ends week 1 as the table toppers. Orange Rock wins three chicken dinner on day 4 and stands at #2 on leaderboards. SmxkieOp wins the prize pool of $500 as the top kill leader of the week. Week 1 of PMPL SA ended with gameplay of day 4. After four days of intense battles […]

TSM sign Valorant roster ft. Subroza and Wardell

Team Solo Mid has finally revealed their Valorant’s roster for the upcoming competitive season. Some big names in here for sure, TSM all set to take over? The post TSM sign Valorant roster ft. Subroza and Wardell appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

OpTic Gaming LA Playing On “150 Ping” During Online Call Of Duty League Matches

After losing a close series against Minnesota Rokkr, OpTic Gaming players voice their worries about the CDL servers. OpTic Gaming took on the Minnesota Rokkr in their round one matchup at the Seattle Surge Home Series. After losing the very close series 3-2 in a round 11 Search and Destroy, OpTic players went to Twitter […]

Valorant release date, new agent, new map: Everything you need to know

Only a week left before the conclusion of the closed beta. The post Valorant release date, new agent, new map: Everything you need to know appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: Gambit To Attend ESL One Birmingham Without Fng

One of the best teams in CIS will play without its best player. ESL One Birmingham 2020 Online is just around the corner. As you know, this is one of ESL”s biggest tournaments. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic happened, the organizers had no other choice but to host the event online. Now, we will get […]

Fortnite: FNCS Invitational Reboot Round Complete Results

ESTNN breaks down the Reboot Round results as we prepare for the FNCS Invitational Grand Finals. The end is nigh for the $2 million FNCS Invitational competition. All seven competitive regions have narrowed themselves down to the top 80 players after weeks one and two of the tournament. The FNCS Invitational’s Reboot Round offered a […]

Nolan’s Flick Set To Be Screened At Fortnite

Epic Games are known for taking unorthodox methods to keep their flagship multiplayer FPS in the conversation of the world’s elite multiplayer titles. From pushing prize pool as high as it carries the potential to rival that of Dota’s to hosting concerts of the likes of Marshmallow and Travis Scott in the game. Their latest […]

Meet The 90-Year-Old “Gamer Grandma” With Guinness Record For Being Oldest Gaming YouTuber

“People say that age is just a number”, this Japanese Women has a huge following due to her gaming skills despite being 90 years old. The post Meet The 90-Year-Old “Gamer Grandma” With Guinness Record For Being Oldest Gaming YouTuber appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

PUBG Mobile Pro League South Asia Day 3 Recap

After a really long break, the Pinnacle tournament of the region resumed today. A total of 5 matches were played and here is a brief recap of the day and the standings as of now:- TSM-Entity tops the leaderboards even after playing the least number of matches after the end of day 3 has nearly […]

TSM Reveals Its Roster For Valorant’s Inaugural Season

TSM enlist Cutler, Wardell, Hazed, Subroza, and Drone for the inaugural season. TSM revealed their roster today and it is sure to get the fanbase hyped for the first competitive season. The roster includes Stephen “Cutler” Cutler, Matthew “Wardell” Yu, James “Hazed” Cobb, Yassine “Subroza” Taoufik, and Talor “Drone” Johnson. We’re extremely excited to announce […]

Overwatch: Toronto Defiant Signs zYKK

Toronto Defiant signs Thomas “zYKK” Hosono on a 14-day contract. Thomas “zYKK” Hosono is joining Toronto Defiant for the May Melee tournament and the next two weeks in the Overwatch League. We’re excited to be welcoming @zYKK_ from @ThirdImpactGG! He’ll be joining us today for the May Melee & the next two weeks! 🙌 #RiseTogether […]

Luis Robles invests into esports betting platform ‘Luckbox’

Luckbox was awarded an investment by American football player Luis Robles into the esports bookmakers. Earlier this week Luckbox revealed plans to publicly list itself in the TSX Venture Exchange. Robles is the goalkeeper of the Minor Miami Minor League Major League Soccer, which David Beckham owns. At the time of the publication, financial conditions of the investment were not disclosed. The footballer spoke about esports and his commitment through a release: “Part of the way we have established a connection with our fan base now, with what is happening in the world is through FIFA – using FIFA […]

NFL Expected to Re-Sign EA Sports for Madden Video Games

NFL owners will vote next week to extend EA Sports’ exclusive rights to produce and market NFL action simulation video games through at least the 2025 season with a chance to extend through 2026, a source said, assuring the continuation of the long-running Madden franchise well into this decade. The deal also includes non-exclusive rights […]

Korean Government relaxes Gaming & Esports Industry Regulation

Country’s Ministry plan will support Esports, potential of the gaming industry to be maximized and much more! The post Korean Government relaxes Gaming & Esports Industry Regulation appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Fnatic PUBG Mobile to make roster changes after PMPL

Fnatic announces that PMPL will be the last tournament with same roster. The post Fnatic PUBG Mobile to make roster changes after PMPL appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Australian online casino apps for iPhones: software specifics and selection criteria

The rapid growth in the popularity of the gaming industry in Australia contributes to the fact that software developers are trying to maximize the reach of an accessible audience of users. If a dozen years ago, mobile versions of pokies were a rarity, today almost every gamer can install a game application on his phone […]

Mobile online casino – a trend of technology in the US

Technology in the modern world has moved so far that all areas have to keep up and correspond to realities as much as possible. So, now no one is surprised by online casino USA or bookmakers. A new trend is now entering the US IT arena – mobile gambling and sports betting. Sports and e-sports fans can […]

Huya Reports 170% Increase in Profits and 151M Average Monthly Active Users for Q1 2020

Chinese live streaming platform Huya reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2020. The company generated net revenues of ¥2.4B RMB for the period ended March 31, which marks an increase of roughly 48% compared to ¥1.6B in Q1 2019. Huya’s major source of revenues was its live streaming business, […]

Former COO of ESL UK Launches Promod Esports 

Promod Esports, a turnkey esports solutions agency, officially launched today offering project management, live broadcast services, and esports consultancy.  The agency was founded by Rob Black, the former COO of ESL UK. Currently self-funded, the company is targeting both endemic and non-endemic IP owners in the esports space, including game publishers and brands. Its team […]

Take-Two Interactive Software Quarterly Earnings Reveal That Profits Doubled 

This week, video game developer Take-Two Interactive Software reported its financial results for its fiscal year 2020 fourth quarter and full year. The company generated net revenues of $760.5M USD for the quarter ended March 31, up 41% compared to $539M in last year’s fiscal fourth quarter. For the full fiscal year 2020, Take-Two recorded […]

Call of Duty League Power Rankings: Week 8

As we creep past the halfway point of the season, we take a look at our updated CDL Power Rankings. 12. Los Angeles Guerrillas Not much to say here. They didn’t attend CDL Florida and haven’t shown anything that moves their spot from rock bottom. They’ll play The London Royal Ravens in game one […]

Team Secret Partners With Chinese Streaming Platform Huya

Team Secret has signed a multi-year brand sponsorship and streaming deal with Huya, one of China’s largest OTT gaming platforms.  The agreement will see Team Secret professional players steam on Huya and engage in other content activation initiatives, while the organization receives marketing and promotional capabilities in China.  Financial terms were not disclosed. Along with […]

Dota 2: The Top Five Mid And Safelane Heroes In 2020

Let’s take a look at some of the best Dota 2 heroes that you can use to get a lot of MMR. Even though some Dota 2 players don’t care so much bout their MMR, the last majority of us do. That’s why we always try to find which are the strongest heroes that we […]

Dota 2: A New $100,000 SEA Event Is Starting Soon

Here’s the latest online tournament we can watch. Despite the tricky situation around the world due to COVID-19, many of the biggest Dota 2 tournament organizers decided to host numerous online tournaments. The latest addition to the squad is called ONE Esports SEA League. As its name suggests, it is organized by ONE Esports in […]

Team Secret Announce Partnership With HUYA

The multi-year brand sponsorship will see tournaments and personal streams broadcasted on the Chinese platform. Team Secret have just announced a multi-year partnership with Chinese streaming platform, HUYA. The move comes as Secret try and reinforce their global brand strategy which has focused heavily on the EU region in the past. The deal will see […]

Four Loko Crack a Cold One With The Boys From Beastcoast

Phusion Projects, makers of Four Loko, step into esports signing a sponsorship deal with Beastcoast. Adult beverage company, Phusion Projects have just signed a sponsorship deal with NYC-based esports organization, Beastcoast. The company’s Four Loko line of drinks will be front and center in a series of “online happy hours”. Each happy hour will take […]

Which Games Could Become The Next Big Thing In Esports?

We take a look at which esports titles are likely to thrive in the near future. There is no doubt that people love to play games to have fun and stay entertained. Whether it is casino classics at the best USA online casinos or puzzle games on smartphones, gaming is now enormous around the world. […]

Secretlab Returns as Sponsor for Team Liquid’s StarLeague 5

With the Team Liquid StarLeague 5 returning after an eight-year hiatus, Secretlab will return as a supporter and sponsor. Started by Team Liquid in 2008 for StarCraft: Brood War, TSL 5 will run from May 16 – June 7, 2020. The last tournament was held in 2012. Secretlab will join sponsors Shopify, Twitch, […]

Fortnite: Five Items That Should Be Unvaulted In Chapter 2 Season 3

These five items would be great inclusions to Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3. Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3 is just around the corner. Set to release on June 4, Fortnite’s latest season will undoubtedly provide an entirely new experience to players around the world. For the past three years, Epic Games has never failed to […]

League Of Legends: Announcer Packs Delayed Due To COVID-19

Riot Games has shared the news that the announcer packs, due to launch at the end of 2020 will now be delayed into at least 2021 due to continued complications of COVID-19. Earlier in 2020 Riot Games teased the addition of a much-requested feature, announcer packs. Sadly, the feature is set to be delayed. This […]

McLaren Racing Partners With Veloce Esports to Expand Global Esports Program

Today, McLaren Racing announced a new partnership with esports provider Veloce Esports to deliver a multifaceted program surrounding sim racing esports. Veloce will manage and develop McLaren’s esports team while working together in creating and training an academy of sim racers–with the ultimate goal of establishing a “staircase of talent.”  The partnership will also see […]

League of Legends: ECPI To Take On UAlbany For ECAC Title On Saturday

The ECAC League of Legends Championship Finals is almost here. This Saturday, ECPI University and the University at Albany are set to take to Summoner’s Rift for the Eastern College Athletic Conference title. ECPI’s esports program originated less than two years ago but has already fostered a team that has the chance to take […]

Infinity Ward Release “Surprise!” Item Pack As They Tease Upcoming Warzone Event

As we await the upcoming Warzone live event, Infinity Ward can’t stop themselves from teasing us a bit more. May 19 saw the Warzone bunkers become unlocked. With fans figuring out the process of making it into Bunker 11 within no time. While we all brushed up on our Russian numbers to unlock Bunker 11, […]

Latest Leaks Detail Upcoming Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

The Call of Duty franchise could be embracing the Cold War next. Call of Duty rumors are like the Mcdonald’s of video games news. It seems that billions and billions of these reports are shipped out each day, yet this latest report seems completely legitimate. RUMOR: Call of Duty 2020 is ‘Call of Duty: Black […]

Riot Games Announce Valorant Release Date

Valorant private beta will close on May 28, and the official release date is scheduled for June 2. Valorant, the most popular FPS on Twitch so far, finally has a release date. The game will be available publicly on June 2. It’s @RiotSuperCakes and @RiotZiegler back with an important update on the future of VALORANT. […]

VALORANT is launching on June 2, closed beta ending next week

Riot Games on its twitter has announced that they will be launching their tactical FPS Title on 2nd of June. We will soon be witnessing Valorant come out of its closed beta access where the game will be available to everyone across the globe. After a successful run in its closed beta status, the community […]

Overwatch League: Boston Uprising Signs Mikeyy

Michael “mikeyy” Konicki joins Boston Uprising as the team’s main tank. Boston Uprising announced the signing of American main tank player Michael “mikeyy” Konicki. He will replace Thomas “brussen” Brussen, who retired earlier this month. Konicki played in Open Division with Skyfoxes and most recently in Overwatch Contenders with Noble. Since the beginning of his […]

Vodafone Giants Raises $3.3M from Single Investor

Spanish esports organization Vodafone Giants has closed a €3M investment round with businessman  as the sole participant. According to Vodafone Giants, the organization has maintained “an exclusively Spanish investment.” Cózar joins existing shareholders Gabriel Saenz de Buruaga, Alejandro Beltran, Luis Ferrandiz, and YouTuber Lolito Fernández. Vodafone Giants will use the funds to continue […]

PUBG MOBILE Pro League South Asia Signs Mountain Dew

Tencent Games has announced a partnership with PepsiCo India to make its Mountain Dew brand a “platinum sponsor” for the PUBG MOBILE Pro League South Asia. Updated branding now shows the league as being “fueled by Mountain Dew.” Financial terms and additional activation details were not disclosed. PUBG MOBILE’s professional esports ecosystem consists of […]

‘Vodafone Giants’ receive €3 million from funding round

Spain’s Vodafone Giants group has closed its most recent funding round to raise EUR 3million. The funding comes from José Antonio Sánchez Cózar Group solely. Cózar is joining current shareholders Gabriel Saenz de Buruaga, Alejandro Beltrano, Luis Ferrandiz and Lolito Fernández in the company’s new headquarters in Malaga and to grow and “create new goods” globally. Throughout the year 2020, the Spanish company worked together with Chupa Chups, Font Vella, the sportswear giant, and Sevilla FC Football Club. Vodafone Giants CEO, José Ramón Díaz, spoke about investments in the release: ‘The closing of our Spanish esports club’s highest round […]

Luckbox aims to go public Amid COVID-19 pandemic

Esports bookmaker platform Luckbox has announced plans for the TSX Venture Exchange to be launched. The decision suggests a performance improvement due to COVID-19 as an accelerating factor. Luckbox signed with Elephant Hill a letter of intent that would require the capital pool company to buy all outstanding shares of the esports betting site. Luckbox talks to investors for a short round of funding led by Gravitas Securities and Beacon Securities before the planned public hearing on the TSX Investment Market .. Quentin Martin, Luckbox CEO, spoke about the decision in a report: “In the past three months, all our main success metrics have passed the roof. We saw an immense improvement across the board in the KPIs. These are clearly tough times for many people worldwide, but for others, it’s a great entertainment of esports and games. “ “We saw a huge interest of potential buyers, as well as […]

Sports Information Services to help Bet365 Esports Services

Sports Information Services has entered into a deal with Bet365 in the United Kingdom to optimise it’s esports betting sites platform and the esports services of the betting sportsbook. SIS will begin its Bet365 end-to-end solution in February when it reveals its sports betting product SIS Competitive Gaming at the ICE London. The product […]

New leak indicates Valve deleted CSGO Source 2 references In HAlf-Life: Alyx

It’s Happening! The post New leak indicates Valve deleted CSGO Source 2 references In HAlf-Life: Alyx appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Former Team Liquid pro retires from CSGO to pursue Valorant

Joshua “jdm64” Marzano earlier today through a Tweet bid adieu to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The starling revelation came on his 30th birthday. He is mostly known for his tenure with Team Liquid between 2016 and 2018. 30-year-old has followed the suit and switched to Valorant similar to several North-American CS professionals. Joshua has professionally competed […]

Valorant devs confirm hit registration issues to be fixed in the next update

The agonizing days of missing obvious headshots are numbered. The post Valorant devs confirm hit registration issues to be fixed in the next update appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: Why Pudge Isn’t Good In Divine/Immortal Brackets

Even though he is one of the most popular heroes in Dota 2, Pudge just doesn’t work in this bracket. There are many iconic Dota 2 heroes that are always popular, regardless of the patch. One of those heroes is Pudge, arguably Dota 2’s most famous hero. He is always the hero that gets picked […]

Raidel “Joke” Brito Memes His Way Into 2020 Madden Bowl Victory, Doesn’t Throw a Pass

In a world where GAME FUEL® and Adderall are kings, it’s good to see someone in esports take a new approach to electronic victory. This week, seasoned pro Raidel “Joke” Brito took home the prize for this year’s Madden Bowl. With that glorious title, Brito snagged a whopping $65,000 reward for his esportsmanship. How did […]

The Overwatch League Tokens Are Back

After a three-month hiatus, Overwatch League tokens are back for viewers starting on May 22. The Overwatch League Tokens, allowing players to purchase their favorite team’s in-game skin, are finally back. Starting on May 22 with the launch of the Overwatch League regional tournaments, viewers will be rewarded for their fidelity by winning five Overwatch […]

Overwatch: Washington Justice Releases GM And Coach

General Manager Analynn “Bawlynn” Dang and Individual Coach Christopher “Bani” Benell are no longer with Washington Justice. Washington Justice is restructuring, with the release of General Manager Analynn “Bawlynn” Dang and Individual Coach Christopher “Bani” Benell. Both were with the team since 2019 and contributed to its development in the Overwatch League. Washington Justice Competitive […]

Beastcoast Adds Four Loko as Official Adult Beverage Sponsor 

Today, North American esports organization Beastcoast announced that Four Loko, the line of flavored adult beverages, as its newest sponsor. This marks the first entry into the gaming space by Phusion Projects, the parent company of Four Loko. As part of the activation, Four Loko will be featured in a series of online “happy hours” […]

Astralis Group Signs Sportswear Brand hummel to Three Year Deal

Astralis Group has announced a three-year sponsorship deal with Danish sportswear brand hummel. The deal will initially focus on Future FC and Origen, with Astralis joining the partnership in September when its agreement with Jack & Jones has ended. Financial terms were not disclosed. This will be […]

CS:GO: Seized Joins CyberLegacy

Former Natus`Vincere and Gambit player, Denis “seized” Kostin just signed a contract with Moscow-based organization CyberLegacy. The news came despite rumors that seized should have joined pro100. CyberLegacy has been trying to find a stable CS:GO roster for a while, in recent months there already were a couple of replacements but seized’s arrival should strengthen […]

Evil Geniuses Unveils New Brand Redesign

The longstanding esport organization Evil Geniuses has rebranded and moved into a new chapter. On to a new era Evil Geniuses is a well-known name in the esports world. They have teams for League of Legends, DOTA 2, CS: GO, and Fortnite, with over a dozen championships between them. Today, the organization unveiled a complete […]

Evil Geniuses Partners With LG Ultragear Amid Brand Refresh

North American-based esports organization Evil Geniuses has announced the completion of the final phase of its rebranding. The rebrand project, which began last December, is now complete with the unveiling of a new crest, a player jersey redesigns, and the announcement of LG Electronics USA as an official marketing partner. Full details of the LG […]

Call of Duty: Zer0 Joins The London Royal Ravens

Rostermania has started in the CDL as Zer0 joins The London Royal Ravens! After some speculation, it has been officially announced that Trei ‘Zer0’ Morris will be joining the London Royal Ravens. After he was benched by the New York Subliners, he went on to create ‘Team Pine’ where other substitutes would scrim together for […]

G2 Release Face Mask to Support COVID-19 Aid Fund

G2 has released a #G2ARMY-themed, non-medical face mask in support of Charité, one of Europe’s largest university hospitals. G2 will donate all proceeds to the Berlin-based hospital’s emergency aid fund for use in the fight against COVID-19. In particular, to assist front line medical workers. G2’s partner, Mastercard is also on board with the aid […]

Former Dota 2 Champion Team Faces Match-Fixing Crisis, Tencent Sports to Host $210K World University Cyber League

Last week, China’s esports industry witnessed its biggest scandal in recent memory:  Newbee, the 2014 champions of Dota 2’s The International , was banned for match-fixing. This is partially a consequence of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which is close to breaking 5M cases globally . TI is Dota 2’s […]

ESL India Premiership 2020 announced with PUBG Mobile and FIFA 20

India’s longest running esports league is set to kickoff from 25 May. The flagship esports league assures year long esports action with three seasons for an overall prize pool of 1.15 crore INR. ESL have announced the new season of their flagship Indian circuit event series ESL INDIA Premiership. The new season will see the […]

Rankings Upheaval as Valorant Falls from Top Spot – Weekly Twitch Top 10s, May 11-17

For the first time since its launch in early April, VALORANT has fallen out of first place on Twitch, and with it the streak of its top channel for the last four weeks. With no major esports infrastructure yet in place, it is unlikely we will see a spike in VALORANT viewership until its official […]

Dota 2: Keen Gaming Disbands

Sadly, Dota 2 just lost what has proven to be one China’s top teams over the last couple of years. Unfortunately, it seems like COVID-19 started to have an effect on several Dota 2 teams. One of them is the Chinese squad Keen Gaming, which made a name for itself in the last couple of […]

MPL launches Rogue Heist, India’s first indigenous shooter game

India’s biggest mobile esports brand Mobile Premier League has partnered up with LifeLike Studios to launch India’s first multiplayer online-shooter game, Rogue Heist, exclusively on MPL app ahead of other platforms. Rogue Heist is a fresh take on the Heist games that aims to create a unique experience of a heist, which is intense, […]

ESL and DreamHack Parent Elects New Board Members

Modern Times Group , the parent company of esports operators ESL and DreamHack, has elected new members to its Board of Directors. Following its annual general meeting, the Swedish Media firm’s board includes additional non-executive directors with professional backgrounds in computing, video games, and sports. The new board members include Dawn Hudson, Marjorie Lao, and […]

Boy dressed as girl participates in a Lenovo all-female CSGO Tournament

The tournament required its players to play during a video call. The post Boy dressed as girl participates in a Lenovo all-female CSGO Tournament appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Gfinity Extends Formula One Agreement Until 2022

London-based esports operator Gfinity has renewed its sim racing partnership with Formula One . The multi-year agreement was described as “the largest contract in Gfinity’s history,” and includes delivery of the main elements of the F1 Esports Series in 2020 and 2021, plus the qualifying events in 2022. Financial terms were not disclosed. The F1 […]

What Battle Royale is the Most Popular: Fortnite or Apex Legends?

Electronic Arts hailed the popularity of battle royale title Apex Legends when it unveiled its latest quarterly financial report this month. EA revealed that Apex Legends was the most downloaded free-to-play PS4 game of 2019, meaning it beat stiff competition from Fortnite to seize the crown. The announcement caused a stir, but is Apex Legends actually […]

What Makes Counter-Strike an Ageless Classic in Esports?

Of all the esports titles that have ever graced gamer’s screens, few can boast the mainstream success of Counter-Strike. Held in similar or even greater esteem than its contemporaries StarCraft and Dota, Counter-Strike is a classic with a legacy going all the way back to November 2000. Since then, esports has risen from obscurity to […]

Astralis Group Signs Sponsorship Agreement With Hummel

Danish sportswear brand, hummel, enters esports signing a big sponsorship deal with Astralis Group. Another brand is throwing their support behind the growth in esports. With Danish sports and fashion brand, Hummel and esports organization, Astralis announcing a new sponsorship deal. The deal will include all three of Astralis’ teams; Origen in League of Legends, […]

Fortnite: PC Aim Assist Changes Coming Next Week

Aim assist adjustments for Fortnite on PC are coming next weekend amidst the recent communal complaints. Epic Games has finally answered the prayers of Fortnite keyboard and mouse players the world over. In next week’s patch, aim assist changes will roll out for Fortnite on PC. The Fortnite developers released a small tidbit of information […]

League Of Legends: Team Vitality Announces New LEC And LFL Rosters

Team Vitality has locked in a number of promising players across their two teams. Today, Team Vitality has revealed new players and staff for its LEC and LFL rosters. The LEC team specifically has three new members that fans may not recognize. Cantoursna “Nji” An is being promoted from the Vitality.Bee team, with Aljoša “Milica” […]

CSGO: MIBR bench meyern

Amid a series of disappointing results since the addition of Ignacio “meyern” Meyer, MIBR has signed Alencar “trk” Rossato from TeamOne. The post CSGO: MIBR bench meyern appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Overwatch League: Twilight Joins San Francisco Shock

Former Vancouver Titans player Jooseok “Twilight” Lee signs with San Francisco Shock. The Overwatch League 2019 Champions, San Francisco Shock, signed Jooseok “Twilight” Lee. Lee was previously playing with Vancouver Titans, before their roster sweep. Shock fans… we are now entering the @Twilight_OW zone pic.twitter.com/OpnSeeO4qh — San Francisco Shock May 17, […]

CS:GO: Astralis To Field JUGi As Gla1ve Goes On Medical Leave

JUGi moves to the starting roster for the next three months. Astralis has moved Jakob “JUGi” Hansen to their starting lineup as in-game leader Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander goes on medical leave. Gla1ve will be stepping down from the active roster for the next three months due to “stress and burnout.” Jakob @JUGiOfficial Hansen is facing […]

Call of Duty League Tweaks Championship Weekend, Adds ‘Warzone Weekend’ Event

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to create challenges in the sports and entertainment space, Activision Blizzard will make some changes to its Call of Duty League’s Championship Weekend. Changes include the number of teams invited to the tournament, viewer incentives, and the Warzone Weekend event. 12 teams. One private lobby. The bag […]

New Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Patch Stresses Players Out

The latest Call of Duty Modern Warfare patch is failing to deliver. Anticipation was high yesterday when Infinity Ward announced a new patch for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. However, that anticipation did not last very long. Quickly becoming one of the top trends on Twitter, this new COD patch tore across social media with […]

Dota 2 bug lets you transform into Roshan

Apparently this huge bug can make Monkey King transform into Roshan himself. The post Dota 2 bug lets you transform into Roshan appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Clash Royale League West Returns With $300K Prize Pool, Online Format

Supercell’s Clash Royale League West will return for its third season beginning on May 23. The league features 10 teams from North America, Latin America, and Europe, eight of which are returning from the 2019 season. The league year will be split into two seasons, with the first taking place online due to the current […]

T1 Invests in Esports Analytics Startup Mobalytics

PHILADELPHIA – T1 Entertainment & Sports today announced its investment in Mobalyitcs, an esports analytics startup that analyzes in-game data to improve player performance. The partnership with the leading player analytics platform provides T1 esports enthusiasts with their own personal gaming assistant and access to a community that is dedicated to […]

Call of Duty League Releases Mid-Season Update

The Call of Duty League released their midseason update, detailing changes to CDL Champs, viewership drops, modes and much more! Today at 12:00 EST the Call of Duty League released their midseason update blog post. This revealed changes to the end of year Championships, an update on maps and modes, and a new Warzone Weekend […]

Garena Free Fire Battle Arena Registration Opens May 21

Free Fire, is back with another exciting tournament for gaming enthusiasts – the Free Fire Battle Arena . Open to all players on the Indian server , the online squad mode tournament will see teams battle for the title of the best Free Fire squad and a chance to win big from […]

Riot Games to host Charity event to raise funds for COVID-19 relief

Riot Games today announced the Mid-Season Streamathon, a global marathon live stream designed to celebrate the League of Legends community and raise funds for COVID-19 relief. This multi-day, continuous broadcast will feature a variety of content from regions around the world, including competition between leagues, exhibition matches, and much more. Players, fans, and special guests […]

1600 more Valorant players banned by Riot in a second wave of Vanguard Anti Cheat sweep

According to Riot’s Anti-Cheat data Engineer, Phillip Koskinas, Riot has successfully managed to banish 1600 cheaters from their trending FPS Title Valorant which is being monitored in a closed beta environment. Upon introducing the game which was initially named as “Project A”, Riot had addressed to the community about how would they provide a retaliation […]

CSGO Keywords Must Know For Every Moderate Player

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a game by Valve corporations that was released way back in 2012 as a successor to Counter-Strike: Source with a heap of improvements. The game was soon to skyrocket in player counts and attained worldwide popularity in only a few months of its release. CSGO received applauds from casual and hardcore […]

CSGO: NiP bench Lekr0 to make way for hampus

The newest NiP recruit will make his debut on DreamHack Masters Spring 2020. The post CSGO: NiP bench Lekr0 to make way for hampus appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Betway Sponsors DreamHack Masters Spring Competition

Betway has expanded its presence in professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with a sponsorship deal with DreamHack. The agreement, for which financial terms were not disclosed, covers the DreamHack Masters Spring tournament, which began today. The Masters competition is, this year, playing out as a four region online-only tournament, due to the novel coronavirus […]

Dota 2: Nigma Will Attend ESL One Birmingham 2020 Online

Nigma is the final team that will take part in this tournament. With just one week away from ESL One Birmingham 2020, we now know the names of all teams that will be going there. As you probably know by now, this event will be divided into regions. Needless to say, the most interesting and […]

Loaded, Boras Corp. Partner to Represent Philadelphia Phillies Outfielder Bryce Harper’s Gaming Efforts

Esports management company Loaded has struck an intriguing new deal with Boras Corp. whereby the two agencies will partner to build out Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper’s gaming presence. Terms of the deal are not being released, but Loaded will bring its expertise and connections in the gaming space to bear around Harper, who already […]

CSGO: Gla1ve leaves active Astralis roster on temporary basis

The Astralis star has decided to take a step back after experiencing stress-related symptoms. The post CSGO: Gla1ve leaves active Astralis roster on temporary basis appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call of Duty: The Warzone Bunkers Are Unlocked — Here’s How To Get In

Following the new Modern Warfare Warzone update, you can now access the Warzone bunkers! But what’s inside? On May 18 Infinity Ward released a new Title Update for Modern Warfare and Warzone. This added two new maps, a playlist update, and much more. The most notable Warzone updates were changes with loot, a new ‘amour […]

NEO and TaZ reunite with new CSGO roster

The former Virtus Pro duo Filip ‘NEO’ Kubski and Wiktor ‘TaZ’ Wojtas are back together in a new Polish team called Honoris. We saw this duo winning some of the biggest tournaments in the history of counter-strike, including the EMS One Katowice Major, in 2014. However, they split up in February 2018, when ‘TaZ’ was […]

The Lonestar Challenge Continues Between the Dallas Fuel and Houston Outlaws

The Houston Outlaws dealt the Dallas Fuel a hard loss during the Lonestar Challenge and took the Texas title. Competing for the Home crowd In 2020 the Overwatch League moved all matches to an online format, and with that change came the cancellation of Homestand events. The Battle of Texas was postponed until further […]

Still no Beta Access? Here’s how you can get Valorant

The closed beta for Valorant began on April 07 in North-America, Europe, Russia and Turkey. Servers for Latin America, Brazil and South Korea went live a fortnight ago. Riot Games’s foray into the first-person shooter domain has wreaked havoc in the PC gaming scene.  The game has received heavy engagement and applause from several enthusiasts. […]

League of Legends: Mid-Season Streamathon Announced To Raise Funds For COVID-19 Relief

The Mid-Season Streamathon is on. Riot Games has announced its global event to take the place of MSI, the Mid-Season Streamathon. This new event is a way to raise funds for the COVID-19 relief fund. The multi-day, continuous broadcast will feature a variety of content from regions around the world. It’ll include competition between leagues, […]

Call Of Duty League: Florida Mutineers Trade Prestinni To Chicago Huntsmen

Prestinni is joining the Chicago Huntsmen. Preston “Prestinni” Sanderson has joined the hunt, as the Florida Mutineers have officially traded him to the Chicago Huntsmen. The announcement from the Mutineers came late this morning, where they just stated he was transferred to “another CDL team.” The specific team he was traded to wasn’t revealed until […]

Razer announces SEA Invitational featuring PUBG Mobile, Mobile Legends and Dota 2

After the success of last year’s SEA Games, this year Razer has come up with “first of its kind” online tournament, The Razer Southeast SEA Invitational 2020. The tournament will feature esports athletes throughout the South-East Asian region and will be played out in an online-only format from next month, June 22nd with the Grand […]

T1 Invests in Esports Analytics Company Mobalytics

Global esports organization T1 Entertainment & Sports has announced an investment in esports analytics startup Mobalytics. Financial terms were not disclosed. “All of our players, coaches, and teams across the T1 portfolio rely on in-game analytics, which is why we thought it was so important to invest in Mobalytics,” said Joe Marsh, CEO of T1 […]

The Inevitable Gaming Livestream War In India

Consumption of gaming livestream content in India has grown in tandem with PUBG MOBILE’s popularity in the region. The most popular Indian gaming personalities and tournaments regularly clock viewership that rivals, and in some cases surpasses, those of their international peers. However, this phenomenon often flies under the global esports radar due to this viewership […]

Huya Appoints New Independent Director, Announces Changes to Board Committees

Today, Chinese live streaming platform Huya announced that its board of directors added Tsang Wah Kwong as an independent director, effective today. Tsang, a former partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong and China, currently also serves as an independent non-executive director of several publicly-traded Chinese companies. The new independent director’s credentials include over 30 years […]

Sea Reports $281M Net Loss, 73% Increase in Paying Garena Users

Today, Garena’s parent company Sea reported its financial earnings for the first quarter of 2020. Garena, which was founded in Singapore in 2009 by its current Chairman and CEO Forrest Li, is Sea’s digital entertainment segment focusing on the greater Southeast Asian gaming and esports market. The company generated net revenues of $714.9M USD for […]

Tribe Gaming Appoints Former TSM Player Manager as Director of Accounts

Mobile games-focused esports organization Tribe Gaming has appointed Michael Valore as director of accounts. Valore will work out of Tribe’s headquarters in Austin, Texas, and will work on the organization’s brand partnerships and digital campaigns. Previously, Valore served as player manager for Team SoloMid’s Fortnite division, which worked with brands such as Chipotle and Dr […]

BMW announces new esports tournament ‘Battle of the Gamers’

Here in the Middle East, BMW made its first push into the eSports world. A new esports tournament called “Battle the of gamers” was declared by the German car manufacturer. This is the first time that BMW has entered, here and elsewhere, eSports tournaments. The definition consists of three principal components, including tournaments, in-game coaching programmes and monthly podcasts. Residents in the GCC and Levant markets are free […]

Overwatch League’s Vancouver Titans Partner With Pizza Hut Canada

The Vancouver Titans of the Overwatch League announced that it has partnered with Pizza Hut Canada. Pizza Hut Canada has been designated as the “Official Pizza” of the Vancouver Titans and its fans. To start off the partnership, the companies will work together on a public service campaign to encourage Titans fans to “Stay+Play@Home” during […]

128 tickrate in official CSGO match making might drive away its popularity

I’m not sure how well this opinion will go among the CSGO fanbase worldwide, but that’s what I’d still stand behind. CS:GO, world’s most popular and successful FPS game owned by Valve Corp. is pushing updates lately. Therefore, 128 Tick Match Making in CSGO could officially be well on the cards. Thus, I’d take you […]

How many Silvers are there in CSGO world? Rank Distribution Explained

The spectrum of ranks in CSGO is vast, and only few have what it takes to make it to the very end of it. The post How many Silvers are there in CSGO world? Rank Distribution Explained appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Overwatch: Architect Leaves San Francisco Shock For Hangzhou Spark

Minho “Architect” Park, flex DPS for San Francisco Shock, joins Hangzhou Spark. Overwatch League vice-champion Minho “Architect” Park left San Francisco Shock to join Hangzhou Spark. Architect is moving in to Hangzhou! ノ https://t.co/JkeSJYutN8 pic.twitter.com/2IpPzdzqbT — Hangzhou Spark May 18, 2020 From fears of leaving his country to winning the Overwatch League Park’s adventure […]

Overwatch: Bazzi From Hangzhou Spark Retires

Hangzhou Spark DPS player Jun-Ki “Bazzi” Park retires from competitive Overwatch. Overwatch League team Hangzhou Spark announces the retirement of their hitscan player Jun-Ki “Bazzi” Park. We are sad to announce that JUNKI “Bazzi” PARK has decided to retire from Overwatch. @Bazziow was a positive and diligent player as one of the members of our […]

Call of Duty: 3 Things We Learned From CDL Florida

A week on from CDL Florida, we take a look at three things we learned from the past weekend. Toronto could be a dark horse Toronto Ultra made it to the Semi-Finals of CDL Florida — defeating both The New York Subliners and The Minnesota Rokkr 3-1 to make it out of the group stages […]

Former MAMMOTH Team Director Joins AZYT Global Talent

AZYT, a Los Angeles-based esports and gaming talent agency, has hired Ahilleas “Louis” Papantos as agent & director of esports EU. He will immediately begin representing League of Legends talent including Kim “WADID” Bae-in, Rogue Warriors player Kim “Crazy” Jae-hee, and Kim “Ruin” Hyeong-min, currently signed to Counter Logic Gaming. Active in the Oceania esports […]

Dafran, first Valorant Pro to get banned for life from TO

Dafran was furious after TO Solaris issued a permanent ban to him following his controversial statements. The post Dafran, first Valorant Pro to get banned for life from TO appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Fortnite: Ninja, Tfue And Bugha Sound Off On “Broken” Aim Assist

Aim assist rears its head yet again in competitive Fortnite. Week two of FNCS Invitational just completed, and professional players are angrier than ever. All seven regions participated in the $2 million competition with varying results. Some notable players like NRG benjyfishy and Liquid Stretch topped the leaderboards in their respective regions. However, the amount […]

Fortnite: FNCS Invitational Week 2 Complete Results

Comprehensive results from week two of the FNCS Invitational. Week two of the $2 million FNCS Invitational competition is in the books. All seven regions compete in a multitude of solo matches over the last two days of competition. The ultimate goal for each region’s 300 participants was to accumulate enough points over two days […]

Astralis decimates G2 3-0 at ESL One Road to Rio Europe Quals

Astralis have bested G2 Esports in a three map series in the grand final of ESL One: Road to Rio – Europe Qualifiers. The post Astralis decimates G2 3-0 at ESL One Road to Rio Europe Quals appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Respawn commits to investigation following Apex legends teaming

You eventually made it to the upper echelons of Apex Legends’ mode after hours of grinding, glistening and perfecting your actions. Just to face you six guns rather than three. That’s what happened to some players this week as several of the best players showed questionable conduct on the r/apexlegends subreddit. The video reportedly included […]

Riot Games Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Community And Parterners With The It Gets Better Project

Riot Games is celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community in a big way this year. Today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biophobia , Riot Games has announced a number of efforts to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. First of all, they’re partnering with the It Gets Better Project. This initiative tells the stories of LGBTQIA+ […]

Who takes the top spot at ESL Road To Rio European Quals, G2 or Astralis?

With both teams putting everything in the line, the match is sure to win the hearts of fans. The post Who takes the top spot at ESL Road To Rio European Quals, G2 or Astralis? appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: Outworld Devourer In The Divine/Immortal Bracket

Let’s check out the reasons why OD has one of the worst win ratings in this bracket. Outworld Devourer is one of the most dominant Dota 2 heroes. Even though he is not that strong early on, once he gets a couple of kills, he can easily snowball out of control. As a result, you […]

CS:GO: Virtus.pro Are Aiming To Add Yekindar To Their Roster

After a prolonged unsuccessful period, Russian powerhouse Virtus.pro are going to add Mareks “YEKINDAR” Gaļinskis to their CS:GO roster. According to insider information provided by Alexey “OverDrive” Biryukov, Virtus.pro are looking to add the young Latvian to their line up. Rumors about possible changes in VP roster have been around for a while, and, as […]

Report: Chinese org. TIGER to sign Snappi, smooya

TIGER, a Chinese organization with a full Mongolian roster that recently defeated TyLoo and won ESL One: Road to Rio grabbing 1600 RMR points besides $4,000 is inching for a roster move. According to a report by DBLTAP, TIGER is in talks with Marco “Snappi” Pfeiffer and Owen “smooya” Butterfield. Marco “Snappi” Pfeiffer was […]

Censor Believes Substitutes Are “set up to fail” By The Call of Duty League

New York Subliners substitute Doug ‘Censor’ Martin claims that he and other subs are set up to fail due to poor ruling from the CDL. In a series of tweets, Doug ‘Censor’ Martin has revealed that he believes he and other substitutes; such as Tommey for the Dallas Empire, have been “set up to fail” […]

Riot Games responds to major hit reg issues in VALORANT

After patch 0.50, VALORANT has received an influx of reports claiming that the hit registry in the game was messed up as a result of the patch. The post Riot Games responds to major hit reg issues in VALORANT appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

CNBC emphasizing on gaming & esports amidst COVID reporting on Business

Tom Rogers talking about esports media, competitive gaming platform, Indy 500 tournament, Overwatch, Rocket League, NFL & much more. The post CNBC emphasizing on gaming & esports amidst COVID reporting on Business appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Fortnite Mobile made $1 Billion from microtransactions in 2 years

According to a report by Sensor Tower, the mobile version of Epic’s most popular battle royale game, Fortnite has made more than $1 Billion from in-game player spendings since its launch 2 years ago. The in-game spendings surged during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown which helped the game to get past $1 billion revenue mark. In […]

Team Secret Announce New R6 Roster

A week after disbanding their previous roster, Team Secret steps into the competitive Rainbow Six scene with an all-new German squad. More news in the EU R6 scene, as Secret announce a brand new roster. The squad is formerly Orgless team based out of Germany. Team Secret released their old European roster on May 5. […]

CS:GO: Smooya, Snappi Reportedly Joining TIGER

TIGER makes a move for international talents. Owen “Smooya” Butterfield and Marco “Snappi” Pfeiffer are close to joining the TIGER CS:GO roster, according to a report from DBLTAP. TIGER is a new Chinese esports organization that currently fields an all-Mongolian lineup, featuring former Grayhound member Erdenetsogt “erkaSt” Gantulga. AWPer Smooya joined Chaos early in 2020, […]

Overwatch League: The Washington Justice Pick Up Stitch and JJanu

An uncertain time has ended for two former Vancouver Titans players this weekend as they join the Washington Justice. The Vancouver Titans have dominated the news for the past few weeks but not for positive reasons. The organization released all of its players and opted to sign a roster of Contenders players. On Saturday, the […]

Blast Premier raises $13.5m in funding

The Premier said it has raised €12.5 million in the round of financing jointly led by co-founder Johan Gedda and Vækstfonden from Rocket Tech, both of which are a fund funded by the Danish government and the European Investment Bank. Creandum, Heartcore and Maki, current investors, have returned with round contributions. Funded to promote […]

Razor announces exclusive partnership with Helix Esports

Helix eSports, a esports venue company, established a partnership with Razer. Razer will provide its product for its play facilities throughout North America as an exclusive peripheral partner for the company. In addition to the opening of the Helix eSports Patriot Location, which was originally expected to be open in January, Razer will launch its products at the gaming centres on May 23rd. The complex also serves the Boston Uprising Overwatch League franchise as an educational facility. Razer will also support Helix eSports tournaments, along with the provision of peripherals. The first project funded by Razer is the “Wounded Warrior Project Stream: COD Tournament II,” scheduled for 16th May. Seeson Mahathavorn, Senior Global Marketing Manager at Razer, said in a release: “We at Razer are looking forward to bringing together communities to play and to compete on our top class hardware. “We are excited to work with Helix eSports to help build the world’s most robust gaming centres and bring […]

How to play as Phoenix in Valorant

Joke’s over, you’re dead! The post How to play as Phoenix in Valorant appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

How to get free Loba Twitch Prime ‘Game Master’ skin in Apex Legends

claim your free rare skin today! The post How to get free Loba Twitch Prime ‘Game Master’ skin in Apex Legends appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: Why isn’t Tinker Good in the Current Meta?

Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why Tinker’s not so hot in the current Dota 2 meta. Dota 2 is a game where each new patch changes the way we play the game. This was especially true a few years ago where literally every new patch changed the game. However, Valve decided […]

Who’s richer? Tim Sweeney of Epic Games or Gabe Newell of Valve Corp.?

Let’s take a look at two of the biggest names the gaming world has ever seen. The post Who’s richer? Tim Sweeney of Epic Games or Gabe Newell of Valve Corp.? appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Virtus.pro enter R6 scene with buying out the roster of forZe

Russian-based powerhouse Virtus.pro steps into Rainbow Six: Siege. Following a swift transfer process the current players, coach, and analyst from forZe are joining Virtus.pro. Rainbow Six Siege now becomes the fifth esports title where Virtus.pro are represented. Speaking about the deal, Sergey Ignatko, CEO of forZe, said “the priority was to find an organization that […]

Dignitas Female roster to compete together in CSGO & VALORANT

Dignitas Female roster, who are also two-times world champions are all set to compete in Valorant, suggested a news release few hours ago. The team is led by captain Emmalee “EMUHLEET” Garrido, Amanda “rain” Smith, Kiara “milk” Makua, Melisa “Theia” Mundorff and Julie “Bouchard” Bouchard, which will become the first major all-female team to compete […]

Virtus.pro signs the forZe eSports Rainbow Six Siege roster

Virtus.pro signs the Rainbow Six Siege roster from forZe eSports. The current players, coach and team analyst joined the club. Rainbow Six Siege becomes the fifth discipline to feature lineups Virtus.pro. Sergey Glamazda, Virtus.pro General Manager: “We have watched the discipline development for a long time and looked at existing rosters from different regions. Finally, […]

Two years on, Astralis still remains in the top 4 CSGO teams in the World

They also reigned as the #1 team for 108 weeks in a row. The post Two years on, Astralis still remains in the top 4 CSGO teams in the World appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Bunch of More Free Titles at Epic Games Store

This week Epic Games Store saw a huge surge in the number of users due to free GTA V promotion. This surge caused the servers of the service to overload and go down with an error 502. What many people didn’t realize is that the Epic Games Store is also hosting a Mega Sale with […]

Call of Duty: Could the Brothers be Reunited Under the Chicago Huntsmen?

With Prestinni not playing and the Huntsmen struggling, could it be time for the brothers to play together again? Alec ‘Arcitys’ Sanderson and Preston ‘Prestinni’ Sanderson are brothers who currently play for the Chicago Huntsmen and Florida Mutineers respectively. On Christmas Day 2016, eUnited gifted their fans the news of a new Call of Duty […]

KSI slams FIFA: “The idea of playing it disgusts me”

Olajide “KSI” William Olatunji fired right back at the game that made him popular on a streaming platform like YouTube. The post KSI slams FIFA: “The idea of playing it disgusts me” appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Valorant: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Here is a complete guide to Riot’s Valorant, so far a true contender in the FPS Genre. The post Valorant: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Super League Gaming Nets $5.1M Loss in Q1 2020, Looks to Raise $6.4M in Additional Funds

Yesterday, esports community and content platform Super League Gaming reported its financial earnings for the first quarter of 2020. The company generated net revenues of $243K USD for the period ended March 31, which is a slight decrease from $249K in Q1 2019. Super League Gaming attributes the decrease to the general deferral in advertising […]

“Get Together, Grab a Drink and Watch Esports”- All About Archmage Esports

Archmage Esports is bringing communities together with the power of esports. All over the world, its common for sports fans to gather in places like bars and restaurants to watch big events. Every weekend local establishments are filled with people watching sports matches. It’s such a common occurrence for the traditional sports world, yet not […]

Kjaerbye takes indefinite break from CSGO

The North pro claimed to have health issues and decided to temporarily call it quits to CSGO. The post Kjaerbye takes indefinite break from CSGO appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Multiple Rocket League Championship Series Teams Send Letter of Grievances to Psyonix

The Esports Observer has obtained a letter sent to Psyonix on behalf of 13 Rocket League Championships Series teams seeking to address a list of grievances regarding the handling and administrative practices surrounding the RLCS.  The letter sent to the RLCS today was signed by representatives from BDS, Endpoint, eUnited, G2 Esports, mousesports, NRG […]

Dignitas Fe Becomes First Women’s Team to Compete in Both CS:GO and VALORANT

Today, Dignitas announced that its two-time world championship Women’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team will also compete in Riot Games’ new 5v5 character-based tactical first-person shooter, VALORANT. This marks the first time a women’s professional team will compete in multiple gaming titles. The team will compete in two remote tournaments this weekend starting on May 16 […]

CS:GO: Kristou Joins North on Loan While Kjaerbye Keeps Recovering

Young Danish prospect Kristoffer “Kristou” Aamand will play under the banners of North due to state of health of Marcus “Kjaerbye” Kjærbye, who is taking a prolonged break from competitive CS:GO. Earlier this month, Kjaerbye missed North’s official matches without a real official announcement. Despite it, North made it to the play-off stage of ESL […]

Dota 2: Newbee Banned from ImbaTV Events for Match-Fixing

Newbee’s Dota 2 team is now banned for a lifetime at all ImbaTV Media and Mars TV tournaments. A permanent ban was received by Xu “Moogy” Han, Yin “Aq” Rui, Wen “Wizard” Lipeng, Young “waixi” Xiao as well as The International 2012 champion Zeng “Faith” Hunda. Apart from the players, head of Dota 2 division […]

Former ESL UK Marketing Director Launches Hotdrop Agency

Hotdrop, an esports and gaming creative marketing agency, was officially announced today. Led by former ESL UK Marketing Director Heather Dower, Hotdrop has been in operation since January, and has provided support for local partners and events including ESL’s Rainbow Six Siege Premiership, Intel’s FutureGen leadership campaign, and public relations management for team organization Endpoint. […]

CS:GO: Seized and Fostar are set to join pro100

After an unsuccessful run at ESL One: Road to Rio — CIS, pro100 are looking for changes. According to the information from a Russian insider, Alexey “OverDrive” Biryukov; pro100 have set their sights on former Natus Vincere player Denis “seized” Kostin and Ukrainian prospect Stanislav “Fostar” Ostashevskyi. Previously, there were rumors that pro100 were looking […]

Dota 2: Drama ⁠— Newbee is Banned for Match Fixing

Here’s all the latest on the drama surrounding one of the biggest Chinese Dota 2 organizations. Everyone who’s been following the pro-Dota 2 scene in the last couple of years knows who Newbee is. Even though they haven’t had the best year, this is one of the Chinese teams that won TI a few years […]

Valve employee on Source 2 “rumors can be bogus”

A Valve employee has finally responded to all the source 2 rumours going on, and his reply might disappoint fans. The post Valve employee on Source 2 “rumors can be bogus” appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call of Duty League Meet to Discuss Possible Removal of Domination

The Call of Duty League meet to discuss players and fans criticisms of the game mode Domination. After complaints from pros and fans all season, it seems that the CDL have listened, and had a meeting about the third game mode. Domination. CDL Intel revealed that the Call of Duty league held a meeting regarding […]

Valorant might be brewing the destruction of CSGO by taking over its pros

You have definitely heard about a new superhot first-person shooter in town. No, I don’t mean Call of Duty Warzone although that’s also blowing up in recent leagues. Instead, I’m talking about Valorant. This is the first title developed by Riot Games, that isn’t set in the League of Legends universe which makes it interesting. […]

YamatoCannon Reportedly Joins SANDBOX, Becomes First Western LCK Coach

The former Team Vitality coach becomes the first Western coach to a League Champions Korea side in that position. Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi, is most known for his role as the coach of Team Vitality and League of Legends European Championship analyst, who will now move to a new role as coach of LCK […]

League of Legends: YamatoCannon Joins SANDBOX, Becomes First Western LCK Coach

The former Team Vitality coach becomes the first Western coach to a League Champions Korea side in that position. Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi, is most known for his role as the coach of Team Vitality and League of Legends European Championship analyst, who will now move to a new role as coach of LCK […]

CS:GO: DreamHack Announces $300,000 Regional Open Summer Tournaments

DreamHack moves Open events online for the summer. DreamHack will host an online circuit of Open CS:GO events across four different regions, the tournament organizer announced today. These events will take the place of CS:GO’s DreamHack Opens, many of which were canceled due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. #DHOPEN HYPE TIME! Announcing the newly reformed […]

Fortnite Rumor: Benjyfishy and Mongraal Split, Several Duo Changes Follow

Several popular European Fortnite players have formed new duos in the wake of the Fortnite Champion Series event. The once highly anticipated duo of Benjy “benjyfishy” Fish and Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson has seemingly come to an end. After linking up back in Season X, benjyfishy and Mongraal parted ways with their respective duo partners Martin […]

Breaking Down the PS5 Unreal Engine 5 Tech Demo

Somewhere, Team Xbox is shaking with unbridled console war fear. After weeks and weeks of rumors, Playstation finally decided to dip their toes into the 2020 console game yesterday with their PS5 Tech Demo. Check it out for yourself! Breaking Down The Beauty The demo showcased the indescribably terrific power of the next generation of […]

Epics.gg and Loaded Launch Game Influencer Digital Card Set

Epics.gg and streaming management firm Loaded have released a digital collectible card and sticker set, featuring some of the top gaming influencers. Over the last 12 months, the two companies commissioned custom artwork and photography for the digital items, which feature the likes of Jaryd “Summit1G” Lazar, Timothy “TimTheTatman” Betar, Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek, and Ben […]

Apex Legends: Tips for Tackling Mirage’s New Revive Mechanic

Mirage’s rework makes him a great Legend to revive in Season 5, but there are a few ways to counter it. Apex Legends Season 5 has been out for several days now. But one of the more standout points of the latest season is the Mirage rework. Mirage’s new rework makes much better control of […]

Epic Game Store Status reflects “Degraded Performance” with enormous GTA 5 traffic

Epic Games Store Public Status shows “degraded performance” as its status right now after the application crashed multiple times. This is a result of their promotional activity to offer GTA 5 free to keep forever on Epic Games application. After several rumors, first coming from GamePressure.com, it was widely discussed that Epic Games’ new free […]

Epic Games Store Goes Down With GTA 5 Freebie

Epic Games Store has just crashed, multiple users reported to us. The game new Freebie which reportedly broke the application was GTA 5, which was in the rumor since the past 24 hours. Epic Games’ twitter handle accidentally revealed the game, which deleted the post just after it got traction. We ourselves investigated the error […]

How To Download GTA 5 Free on Epic Games Store

Epic Games Free Giveaway? GTA 5 will be available to download for free on Epic Games Store! The post How To Download GTA 5 Free on Epic Games Store appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

AI Coaching Platform Leetify Raises $972K Seed Investment Led by Inventure

Swedish AI coaching platform developer Leetify announced yesterday that it has raised a €900K EUR seed investment led by Finnish technology fund Inventure. Further investors that participated in the funding round, which was closed in April and exceeded the company’s $864K target, include Stockholm-based venture capital firm J12 Ventures and Copenhagen-based early-stage venture […]

IEM Melbourne postponed to 2021

IEM Melbourne, which was scheduled to take place later this year has now been postponed to August 2021, ESL has announced. The decision comes in with the accordance of most of the global networking events and conferences which got delayed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The new dates for IEM Melbourne are 21-22 […]

Dota 2: ESL One Birmingham 2020 Online Invites

Here’s all of the teams taking part in this awesome tournament. ESL One Birmingham 2020 Online is going to be a pretty interesting tournament. The event was first held two years ago and it became one of ESL’s biggest hits. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic took the world by a surprise, this year, ESL decided […]

CSGO: 5 Tips for Aiming like the Pros

Whether you’re a decent aimer looking to improve or you have the aim of a potato, this guide is sure to help you reach your fullest potential. The post CSGO: 5 Tips for Aiming like the Pros appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Epic accidentally announces GTA 5 Free on Twitter

Besides the rumors since yesterday, Epic Games have added fuel to the fire by an ‘accidental’ tweet. The post is now obviously deleted, but it has already been preserved by users. One such Twitter user @Wario64 has re-tweeted it, which appears to be a teaser announcement of the game. First revealed by the folks over […]

Honor of Kings Developer TiMi Studios Says COVID-19 Is Increasing Mobile Gaming Playtime While Taking Its Toll on Esports

When talking about the biggest game developers, TiMi Studios is a name that many Western people might not be familiar with. However, this Chinese studio is behind some of the most played games on the planet, including Honor of Kings , Arena of Valor , and Call of Duty: Mobile. TiMi Studios is already […]

Call of Duty: Vikkstar123 and WarsZ go Back to Back — to Back in Warzone Wednesday

Just as we thought they couldn’t get any better, Vikk and WarsZ won their third Warzone Wednesday in a row! As we reported last week, the British duo of Vikkstar123 and Itz_WarsZ won back to back Warzone Wednesday tournaments. This won them $40k in two weeks. Vikk and WarsZ couldn’t stop there though, they just […]

Overwatch: Seoul Dynasty Signs Slime

Seoul Dynasty strengthens its roster with former Vancouver Titans main support Sung-jun “SLIME” Kim. Seoul Dynasty adds a tenth South Korean player to its lineup by signing Sung-jun “SLIME” Kim. Kim is no stranger to the Overwatch League: he performed with Vancouver Titans from the creation of the team to its disband last week. Seoul […]

Why is Mobile Esport booming like crazy?

Image source 2020 is going to be a year we’re never going to forget, that’s pretty much a given. Covid-19 is going to be the headline for the year, but there’s another that’s quietly burning in the background: mobile esports. We think the market is going to explode this calendar year. And here’s why. The […]

BLAST Secures a $13.5M Financing from Rocket Software Co-Founder and Returning Investors

BLAST has raised €12.5M EUR in a financing round. The round was led by the co-founder of Rocket Software and Vækstfonden. The company has acquired rights to facilitate Dota 2 events. Esports competition organizer BLAST raised €12.5M in funding from various technology and venture capital companies. The round was led by Johan […]

Riot Games to host $600k League of Legends Mid-Season Cup

This event is slated for May 28. The post Riot Games to host $600k League of Legends Mid-Season Cup appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Riot Games to host $600k League of Legends Mid-Season Cup

This event is slated for May 28. The post Riot Games to host $600k League of Legends Mid-Season Cup appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Updates on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Despite everything going on in the world, the gaming scene remains abuzz. With many game developers pushing out regular updates, gamers are continuously occupied with dazzling CS:GO stats and content. As fans would know, Valve does not slack when it comes to updates. Let us see what is abuzz in the CS: GO gaming community. […]

Is the MP5 the Best Gun in Call of Duty History?

In a game which usually supports two AR’s as the meta, we take a look at why that’s changed in Modern Warfare. Call of Duty esports has usually supported two or even three Assault Rifles as the meta. However, in Modern Warfare, teams have resorted to running one Main AR with two Subs and two […]

Abed is the first Dota 2 player to reach 11,000 MMR

Abed Azel ’Abed’ L. Yusop currently playing for Evil Geniuses becomes the first player in the history of Dota to achieve the 11,000 MMR milestone. Abed’s Dota scene kicked off in 2016 when he crossed the 8000 MMR barrier and came under the spotlight. His grind never stopped, fast-forwarding to next year, in 2017, Abed […]

Valorant: Riot Games Provides More Details on Patch 0.50

Riot provides insight on status changes for Peeker’s Advantage, Ranked, and Vanguard. It’s been a whirlwind for Valorant over the past month-plus. It’s strange to think that we are still only in the beta. Patch 0.50 is certainly the most comprehensive update so far and, today, Riot provided a follow-up to discuss the details in […]

Unreal Engine 5 Unveiled with PS5 Demo Graphics

Despite not being a proper game, it is still playable. Let’s find out more about it. The post Unreal Engine 5 Unveiled with PS5 Demo Graphics appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

League of Legends: Excel Esports Sign Kryze as Starting Top Laner

Excel Esports welcomes Felix “Kryze” Hellström as the sides new top laner for the Summer Split. Kryze will also be joined by BTXL mid laner and former Excel LEC starter, Joran “Special” Scheffer. Joran’s previous time on the Excel main roster came during the side’s first LEC Split in 2019 when they joined the league […]

CS:GO – BLAST is considering rule to allow substitutes during half-time

The Danish tournament organizers may allow teams to swap players at half-time. The post CS:GO – BLAST is considering rule to allow substitutes during half-time appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Seoul to Host the First Three-State Esports National Tournament Between China, Japan, and South Korea 

South Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism confirmed the first three-state esports national tournament will be hosted in Seoul in November. The tournament will feature four esports titles, covering PC, mobile esports, and other esports categories, to be co-selected by China, Japan, and South Korea.  Due to the novel […]

Fortnite is Moving to Next-Gen Consoles and Unreal Engine 5

Fortnite will continue into the next generation of video game consoles. First released in 2017, Fortnite has stood the test of time in terms of its lasting power. Players the world over continue to play the game/s ultra-popular Battle Royale mode. Since its release, Fortnite has evolved significantly from where it once was three years […]

Tencent Reports 31% Increase in Online Games Revenues, Ends Q1 2020 on $4.15B Profit

Tencent reported its Q1 2020 financial results, with total revenues for the period up 26% to ¥108.1B RMB from ¥85.5B in the same period of 2019. In total, Tencent generated a net profit of ¥29.4B , up 6% compared to the same period last year.  As game playing time and in-game consumption […]

FACEIT Takes the Reins of Rainbow Six Siege Esports Development in North America

Tournament organizer FACEIT  and Rainbow Six Siege developer Ubisoft have announced a partnership to design and execute the overall esports strategy for the title in North America. The partnership includes FACEIT working with Ubisoft to develop data integration, media rights and event production, content, and a grassroots program to create a competitive ecosystem “to ensure […]

Allied Esports Entertainment Reports $8.8M Net Loss, COVID-19 Pandemic Causes In-Person Revenues Decline

Esports entertainment company Allied Esports Entertainment reported a net loss of $8.8M USD for the first quarter of 2020, compared to a net loss of $3.9M in Q1 2019. The company generated $6M in net revenues, down 3% compared to the same period of 2019, while recording total costs and expenses of $14.1M during the […]

GTA V reportedly going free on Epic Games Store

According to some rumors, Epic Games Store may giveaway GTA 5 for free to its users starting tomorrow till May 21st. EGS will giveaway the “Premium Online Edition” which will include the base game as well as Criminal Enterprise Starter Pack. Similar as before, users will need to login on the EGS app […]

EVOS Esports’ Talent Management Arm Partners With TikTok

WHIM Indonesia , which manages Southeast Asian team organization EVOS Esports as well as several gaming talents in the region, has partnered with TikTok. The Multi-Channel Network agreement with the short-video platform will see greater exposure for WHIM talents, with the company also hosting workshops on audience development and content creation, and offering additional […]

League of Legends World Championships Will Begin in Shanghai, Chinese TV Drama Causes Controversy With LPL Depiction

Last week, there was online discord in China’s esports industry. A drama on Chinese television depicting the League of Legends Pro League and its players was deemed disrespectful, and in addition, there was a controversial sponsorship.  All of this is still in the backdrop of the novel coronavirus , which has passed 4M cases […]

PUBG Mobile Royale Pass Season 13 – All you need to know

PUBG Mobile’s Season 13 is now live, and so is the Royale Pass. With a unique theme again this time for its fans & players, let’s take a look at all the goods that are there in this season of Royal Pass The post PUBG Mobile Royale Pass Season 13 – All you need to […]

Overwatch: Brussen from Boston Uprising Retires

Thomas “brussen” Brussen, off-tank player for Boston Uprising, retires from competitive Overwatch. Thomas “brussen” Brussen retires from competitive Overwatch, six months after joining the Overwatch League with Boston Uprising. We thank @brussenn for his contributions this season and wish him the best as he retires from competitive Overwatch. 📰: https://t.co/xFkPyUm9MW — Boston Uprising May […]

Riot Games to Host $600K League of Legends Mid-Season Cup: LPL vs LCK

Riot Games has announced that it will host the League of Legends Mid-Season Cup, featuring a $600K USD prize pool and eight teams from LPL and LCK . The competition will be played online without live audiences. The LPL teams will play at the Shanghai LPL venue, while LCK teams will play at the […]

League of Legends: Riot Announces Mid-Season Cup LCK and LPL Showdown

With no MSI this year, the LPL and LCK are set to give fans globally a competition before Worlds. The event will begin on May 28. The Mid-Season Cup will feature the top four sides from the the Chinese LPL and the South Korean LCK. This new event will take the place of the now-canceled […]

Dota 2: WePlay! Pushka League Season 1 Division 1 Meta Analysis

Here’s some of the most popular heroes from over the course of the event. After more than two weeks of amazing action, WePlay!’s Pushka League S1 D1 is finally over. We got to see the best European and CIS teams going head to head. Even though this event was held online, the teams played for […]

Call of Duty: Enable Returns to the Seattle Surge Starting Roster

After benching him for Pandur, Enable returns to the starting line up ahead of Seattle’s home series event. A highly questioned roster change which saw Casey ‘Pandur’ Romano come in for Ian ‘Enable’ Wyatt made many turn their heads, even us. We took a deep dive into the situation previously and whether Enable should’ve been […]

Dota 2 Announced as Next Title in the Gamers Without Borders Charity Event

Dota fans will be able to catch some of the top teams duke it out for charity from May 15. Since early on in the pandemic, the esports community has thrown their support behind organisations and charities helping fight COVID-19 on the frontline. The Gamers Without Borders International Elite series is a $10million USD COVID-19 […]

Popeyes Signs Jersey Sponsorship Deal With Chicago Huntsmen

Popeyes is making its first splash into esports, with the popular QSR chain signing a deal with the Chicago Huntsmen of the Call of Duty League.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Popeyes will get assets including a chest jersey patch that players will wear during competition, along with digital and social media […]

FlyToMoon replaces Natus Vincere at OGA Dota Pit Online

The OGA Dota Pit Online Europe + CIS Edition is ready to commence tomorrow onwards, 13th of May, Wednesday. Although just a day before to the event, Na’Vi was one of the ten teams alongside powerhouses like OG, Secret that were invited to the event, and now Na’Vi has withdrawn from the OGA Dota Pit […]

Fortnite: The Current Cash Cup Tournament Format is a Huge Problem

Fortnite players and community members have taken issue with the current state of Cash Cup tournaments. Despite Epic Games’ recent successes within the competitive Fortnite community, the current Cash Cup format is the center of attention. One week ago, the Fortnite developers seemingly switched up the Cash Cup format. The change devalued elimination points from […]

Riot bans 8,500 Valorant cheaters in a day

Valorant is going really strong despite being in closed beta. To keep the game environment healthy, Riot has been constantly banning the cheaters from the game. The post Riot bans 8,500 Valorant cheaters in a day appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

VALORANT Bucks Trends With Viewership Increase – Weekly Twitch Top 10s, May 4-10

The top of the Twitch charts has been static for weeks, but this week saw an interesting diversion from recent trends with VALORANT actually seeing viewership growth for the first time since its first week on the platform. Twitch’s Top Channel – Anomaly Ludwig “Anomaly” Lagerstedt joins a small group of streamers that have stayed […]

Apex Legends: Season 5 Adds Loba, a New Questline and More

Apex Legends Season 5 adds Loba, questlines and tonnes of new features. Apex Legends Season 5 arrives May 12, which brings all new content to the game. First of all, this latest season boasts an all-new quest mechanic. A new season is not complete without a brand-new Legend for players to become the Champion on. […]

Valorant new patch set to change ability prices and weapon mechanics

VALORANT patch 0.50 brings several key changes to the game. The post Valorant new patch set to change ability prices and weapon mechanics appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Valorant Patch 0.5 Brings Huge Technical and Gameplay Changes

Valorant’s latest patch brings huge balance and technical changes. Riot Games has released the patch notes for Valorant’s patch 0.5. The patch aims to change the technical gameplay of much of the weapons. Meanwhile, several balance changes are in the works to increase and decrease the power level of many of the available Agents. Weapon […]

Turtle Beach and Logitech Report Accelerated Product Demand in Q1 Earnings

U.S. gaming accessories manufacturer Turtle Beach generated $35M USD in net revenues for Q1 2020, while netting a loss of $3.56M for the period.  Swiss peripheral manufacturer Logitech reported net sales of $709M for Q1 2020 and generated a net profit of $214M. Both companies experienced accelerated demand for their products due to consumers staying […]

Blitz Studios Raises $20M Series B, Launches Esports Fantasy Game

Today Blitz Studios, developer of Sleeper, a social platform for sports, announced that it has raised a $20M USD Series B investment. The company also announced that it has launched a fantasy sports game for several major League of Legends esports leagues, including the League of Legends Championship Series , League of Legends European Championship […]

ScreaM led Valorant team wins Fnatic Proving Grounds

Team Prodigy annihilated their opponents 2-0 in the grand finals of the tournament. The post ScreaM led Valorant team wins Fnatic Proving Grounds appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

How Sim Racing Carved Out its Niche in Esports, Part 2

Today’s advanced sim racing software and hardware allow for highly competitive esports. In part two of The Esports Observer’s sim racing esports explainer, we look into the types of esports events sim racing has to offer as well as the equipment used to simulate driving physics as accurately as possible. Sim […]

MAD Lions Renews Partnership With Microsoft Supported GSIC

Spanish esports team MAD Lions renewed its technology partnership with the Global Sports Innovation Centre . The non-profit association is supported by Microsoft Sport, and supports MAD Lions with business opportunities and innovation projects. Part of the OverActive Media group, MAD Lions competes in the League of Legends European Championship and FLASHPOINT Counter-Strike tournament […]

Dota 2: Na`Vi won’t play at the OGA Dota PIT Online

Sadly, one of the most interesting participants won’t take part in this event. The OGA Dota Pit Online tournament will take place across several regions. The first one that we saw a few days ago was China and now, we are just one day away from the EU and CIS competition. Nevertheless, just a day […]

Steam Summer Sales 2020 Dates Leaked

Following every year’s proceedings, the Steam Summer Sales dates for 2020 have leaked, obviously. It turns out that the Sales will run through June 25 to July 9, 2020. The games which might appear in those sales are not out yet. But as per the chronology of events post pandemic outbreak, most games have had […]

GamingMonk Now Has A Million Users On Their Platform

GamingMonk is now a community of 1 Million Gamers. The post GamingMonk Now Has A Million Users On Their Platform appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

VALORANT Servers Down Globally for Scheduled Maintenance

Looks like fans won’t be able to enjoy VALORANT for a while. The post VALORANT Servers Down Globally for Scheduled Maintenance appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Valve News Network Suggest CSGO Source 2 coming Within May 13

Source 2 might be coming out sooner than expected, but there are some reasons why fans should be worried instead. The post Valve News Network Suggest CSGO Source 2 coming Within May 13 appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call of Duty: OGLA Part Ways With Pacman

After reaching the finals at CDL Florida, OpTic Gaming bid farewell to their Head Coach. On May 11 Jonathan ‘Pacman’ Tucker made the announcement on Twitter — he is no longer part of OpTic Gaming Los Angeles. I am no longer a part of @OpTicGaming. I will miss being with the team on a daily […]

Overwatch: Hero Pool Week 15

The hero bans this week from the Overwatch League, Contenders, and competitive games above the Master rank are Mei, Tracer, Orisa and Moira. New week, new Overwatch hero pool! For the week of May 11, Mei, Tracer, Orisa and Moira will not be available for high-level and professional Overwatch matches. 👀 Hero rotation for #OWL2020 […]

New CSGO update fixes grenade inconsistency

Earlier today, CSGO Dev pushed an update to the game to make sure that all grenades are now always displayed consistently between all players. The post New CSGO update fixes grenade inconsistency appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: Say Hello to Deep Slacks Bot

We chat with the man behind the madness, Neal “tsunami” Khandheria, about his AI creation. If you’ve spent plenty of that time you’ve been killing in lockdown surfing social media, you may have noticed tweets from a brand-new twitter account pop up in your feed. But, if you didn’t notice; or perhaps didn’t realize those […]

Fortnite: New Exploit Found with Star Wars Riot Control Baton Pick-Axe

A pick-axe exploit is sparking outrage and sweeping the Fortnite community. Professional player Dmitri ‘mitr0’ Van de Vrie has identified a new exploit with one of Fortnite’s purchasable pick-axes. The two players discovered that their character’s footsteps remain entirely silent when sprinting with the Star Wars Riot Control Baton selected. The Riot Control Baton pick-axe […]

How To Play Sova in Valorant

“Wherever they run, I will find them.” The post How To Play Sova in Valorant appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

League of Legends: Kobbe Returns to the LEC with Misfits Gaming

The star European AD Carry is back on home turf. Today, Misfits Gaming revealed that Kasper “Kobbe” Kobbercup will be joining their LEC roster. This news comes shortly after Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng made the move to TSM, essentially taking the main ADC role for the team. When this move was announced, many questioned what Kobbe’s […]

NBA 2K Conference Final Match Up Set to Start Tomorrow

The NBA 2K Conference Final is upon us. The 2020 Quarantine has changed the game, both on and off the court. Despite this, the NBA 2K20 League has persisted through these past two months, giving esports and NBA fans something to watch for the time being. Are these the Conference Finals matchups you were expecting? […]

Viewers are watching CS 1.6 streams more than CSGO on Twitch due to Na’Vi showmatch

Looks like gamers are revisiting their childhood nostalgia. The post Viewers are watching CS 1.6 streams more than CSGO on Twitch due to Na’Vi showmatch appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

New Call of Duty Leaks Detail Rebuild of Black OPs TranZit Map

The amount of Call of Duty leaks over the past year have skyrocketed. A new report shows that a remodeled version of TranZit, a Black Ops 2 map favorite, will be the latest of welcome COD additions. This shouldn’t be a surprise to fans of the shooter series. The community is continuously obsessed with the […]

Team Liquid To Host Official Teamfight Tactics Qualifier

Team Liquid has partnered with Riot Games to host a qualifier event in the Teamfight Tactics: Galaxies Championship circuit. The event will be presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs, which renewed its partnership with Team Liquidin January as part of a new three-year deal. Last year, the sandwich chain also sponsored a Super Smash Bros. tournament […]

Fortnite: European Players Mexe and Verox Join Enterprise Gaming

Enterprise Gaming is new to the Fortnite scene and they’ve added two top European talents to their growing roster. European standouts Layton ‘Mexe’ Partridge and Jacob ‘Verox’ Gilbert have signed deals with up-and-coming organization Enterprise Gaming. The organization announced its most recent acquisitions on Twitter earlier today. After parting ways respectively with Team Secret and […]

Overwatch League: Leyton “Punk” Gilchrist Joins Boston Uprising

The Boston Uprising has a new off-tank. Leyton “Punk” Gilchrist, a former member of the Uprising Academy and player for Team Australia, joins Boston Uprising as an off-tank player. Super excited to be in the @overwatchleague. Let’s turn this season around boys😎 https://t.co/ZT775jwCci — punk May 11, 2020 Punk fell in love with Overwatch […]

FaZe Banks owned a Gambling Site, CSGO Wild, made millions weekly

Controversies have already started sparking up after FaZe Banks admitted to having run a CSGO gambling site to pay for FaZe roster. The post FaZe Banks owned a Gambling Site, CSGO Wild, made millions weekly appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Update: Overwatch League’s Vancouver Franchise Releases Entire Roster and Coaching Staff

Update: Vancouver has signed most of the roster from Second Wind, a Contenders team that includes Randall ‘Roolf’ Stark, Dalton ‘Dalton’ Bennyhoff, and Atbin ‘Shredlock’ Shirvani. The Titans also announced the signings of Samir ‘Tsuna’ Ikram, Carson ‘CarCar’ First, and Saudi Arabia’s Alhumaidi ‘KSAA’ Alruwaili. The new roster saw action this past weekend against both […]

How to Fix High Ping and Packet Loss in CSGO

Cheers to hassle free gaming! The post How to Fix High Ping and Packet Loss in CSGO appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

How Sim Racing Carved Out its Niche in Esports, Part 1

When a commentator is praising a racing driver for a perfect lap in qualifying earning the driver pole position, shouting someone on to pull through with an overtake attempt, or analyzing a racing incident between two competitors, a fierce race is going on somewhere. Anytime we hear those comments right now, it’s safe to assume […]

How much data does CSGO Competitive Game consumes

Don’t worry, users with capped internet, we have your back. Let’s talk about the CSGO data consumption in your regular matchmaking games. The post How much data does CSGO Competitive Game consumes appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

VALORANT’s Esports Potential

“We’re overwhelmed by the initial interest and excitement in VALORANT. We have massive dreams for what this game can be as an esport, and we’re excited to embark on this long esports journey with our players,”  Whalen Rozelle, Senior Director of Global Esports at Riot Games via InvenGlobal  VALORANT – Riot Game’s new tactical shooter title – is still in closed beta but is already generating buzz. For example, several gaming organizations and professional players are eyeing the competitive scene.    […]

League of Legends: Vega Squadron Players Punished Over Possible Match Fixing Discussions

Four players from Vega Squadron’s League of Legends team are now facing a ban from competition until July 2020. The administration of the Continental League has debarred 4 players from Vega Squadron. The decision comes after the Continental League became aware of rule violations committed by several players during the Spring Split 2020. During the […]

Call of Duty League Florida: Finals Recap

Atlanta FaZe take their second CDL Weekend victory against surprise finalists OpTic Gaming. OpTic Gaming Los Angeles 3-2 Toronto Ultra Two surprise Semi-Finalists in OpTic Gaming and Toronto Ultra faced off for a spot in the Final. This one was hard to call, but the superstar quality of the OpTic gaming players had many seeing […]

Valorant stream on Twitch states past 62.2M hours

Another week, another feather to the crown of VALORANT. The post Valorant stream on Twitch states past 62.2M hours appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Apex Legends announces farewell to ‘Skull Town’

Apex Legends is about to celebrate its fifth season. The game is building for something bigger with a new legend, a new battle pass, new cosmetics. Last week we also heard that Kings Canyon Unearthed will feature in Apex Legends. They have changed various aspects, one of the most popular places has also allowed new […]

FATE Esports partners with Orange

The Jordanian FATE Esports organisation has formed a partnership with Orange Telecom Jordan. Once the relationship was formalised, the company partnered with Orange for activities in the last quarter of 2019. The FATE Esports and Orange agreement involve the establishment of an Esports Training Facility at the Orange Digital Village in Amman, Jordan, as an […]

GamersOrigin announce new G-Science partnership

G-Science announced a collaboration with the French sports organisation GamersOrigin that was established in 2014. In time for GamersOrigin’s European Master, G-Science joined the LFL competition, the leading League des Legends competition in France, as a health and performance partner. GamersOrigin has eight teams in different sports, but in the last few months, its League […]

Report: Astralis to sign JUGi

Jakob “JUGi” Hansen rose to fame in and around 2017 when the Dane showcased his fiery AWP skills. Following his rise at Tricked and a stint with Heroic, the 23-year-old has remained stagnant. He has played for prominent organizations like OpTic Gaming and North prior to his alleged arrival at Astralis, according to a report […]

Fortnite: FNCS Invitational Complete Week 1 Results

We’re breaking down the week one FNCS Invitational results. Week one of the FNCS Invitational concluded earlier this evening. The results across all seven competitive Fortnite regions are in. Although the week one competition narrowed 600 players down to 300, the games were intense as they could be. Despite some of the usual server kinks […]

TSM Announces $25K USD Apex Legends Invitational Tournament

TSM to kick-off Apex Legends Season 5 with an invite-only tournament consisting of popular pros and content creators. Team SoloMid has announced that they will be hosting a $25K USD Apex Legends tournament. The tournament will be invite-only and feature 20 teams. Each team will be led by a team captain and their roster […]

Five things you’re doing wrong in CSGO

From newbies to veterans, there are some things most CSGO players get wrong. The post Five things you’re doing wrong in CSGO appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Freakazoid Quits Competitive CS:GO to Pursue Valorant

Freakazoid joins Zellsis in the search for Valorant success. Former Swole Patrol member Ryan “Freakazoid” Abadir has revealed his decision to step away from competitive CS:GO just a day after teammate Jordan “Zellsis” Montemurro did the same. The 27-year-old announced this development in a Tweet, stating that he will instead focus on Riot Games’ new […]

Former Cloud9 player quits CSGO to pursue a career in Valorant

Another one bites the dust. The post Former Cloud9 player quits CSGO to pursue a career in Valorant appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: OGA Dota PIT Online Starts in Europe and the CIS

Here is what the OGA Dota Pit Online has in store for Europe and the CIS. Usually, most Dota 2 fans love to watch the OGA Dota Pit tournaments. We’ve seen several in the last couple of years and all of them are amazing to watch. However, since the world is currently not functioning properly […]

Call of Duty League Florida: Day 2 Recap

Toronto Ultra take the headlines as they advance to the Semi-Finals, while hosts Florida Mutineers are knocked out in the group stage. Atlanta FaZe 3-1 London Royal Ravens The first game of the day definitely produced some talking points. But not because of the gameplay. London’s Skrapz was AFK, awarding Atlanta FaZe a free map […]

Back to 2010: Old Na`Vi with Zeus and Markeloff to Play Show Match on May 11

The legendary roster of Natus Vincere is reuniting for one game only on May 11 at 16:00 CET. They’ll be going up against a team of famous CIS streamers, match format — best of 5. Natus Vincere will play as a full roster that was representing the organization from 2010 to 2013. Good old Na`Vi […]

How To Play Sage in Valorant

Here are all of Sage’s abilities and a guide on how to use each one. The post How To Play Sage in Valorant appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Counter Strike 1.6 Legends Markeloff, Edward to play a CSGO Showmatch on 11th May

The 2010 Na’Vi is up for a scheduled showmatch against CIS streamers in a BO5. The post Counter Strike 1.6 Legends Markeloff, Edward to play a CSGO Showmatch on 11th May appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

A new Windows 10 bug is causing Lag and Stutter in various games

According to a new report, the latest cumulative update of Windows 10 has introduced a bug that causes lag and stutter while gaming with “Game Mode” turned on. The issue was brought to light by various users over /r/AMD subreddit where they reported game mode causing issues with games after the latest windows update. Game […]

CSGO: CSPPA revises player break dates

Through a Twitter thread, Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association has revealed the amended dates for summer break and winter break for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professionals. The breaks usually last for about a month wherein the players can take a break or practice prior to the commencement of upcoming season. In consultation with multiple tournament organizers […]

CS:GO: Zellsis announces switch to Valorant

Yet another CS:GO pro is making the move to Valorant; with Former Cloud 9 player, Jordan “Zellsis” Montemurro announcing the switch today. Former Cloud9 and Swole Patrol player,  Jordan “Zellsis” Montemurro announced he’ll be quitting competitive CS:GO for the foreseeable future. The decision comes about as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the fact […]

Fortnite: FNCS Invitational Week 1 Day 1 Results

Day one has come to a close for the FNCS Invitational. We take a look at the top performers. Players across all seven regions loaded into the Battle Bus for the first-ever FNCS Invitational. The competitors include past FNCS finalists, open qualifiers and multiple specialty invited players. Roughly 600 players will narrow themselves down to […]

Understanding Economy in Valorant

Having trouble managing your finances in Valorant? We’ve got you covered. The post Understanding Economy in Valorant appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dignitas, coL battle it out for longest CSGO game in 2020

CoL beats Dignitas after 54 rounds of CSGO in ESL One: Road to Rio The post Dignitas, coL battle it out for longest CSGO game in 2020 appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call of Duty: Atlanta FaZe Awarded a Free Map After London Player AFK

Atlanta FaZe go 1-0 up against the London Royal Ravens after being awarded a free map one The first game of the Florida Mutineers home series saw the Atlanta FaZe take on the London Royal Ravens. Matthew ‘Skrapz’ Marshall was not seen on his player cam pre-game. Once map one started, the London Royal Ravens […]

Dota 2: HellRaisers get Eliminated from the WePlay! Pushka League

The Hellraisers will have to raise hell somewhere else now. Even though the CIS team played pretty well in this event, they finally ran out of luck. This comes just one day after the team suffered a loss from Ninjas in Pyjamas. As a result, they had to fight for their survival against none other […]

Ranked System in Valorant Explained

How to unlock Competitive mode in Valorant? What ranks are there? How does Ranking works in Valorant? And when does Rank resets and much more. The post Ranked System in Valorant Explained appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

GODSENT Announces All Female VALORANT Roster

First Female Valorant Team. The post GODSENT Announces All Female VALORANT Roster appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Cricketers, Actors who are perusing lockdown with PUBG Games

Here’s a list of celebrities that are playing PUBG Mobile in order to kill their time during the quarantine period amid COVID-19 pandemic. The post Cricketers, Actors who are perusing lockdown with PUBG Games appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call of Duty League Florida: Day 1 Recap

As The Toronto Ultra rise, The Florida Mutineers fall. We take a look at Day 1 of CDL Florida, and how it went. Atlanta FaZe 3-1 Paris Legion In a game that was expected to be a 3-0 or 3-1 stomp by Atlanta FaZe, this was no surprise. Atlanta FaZe played Azhir Cave Hardpoint well, […]

The Tokyo Game Show 2020 Has Been Canceled

The Tokyo Game Show is the latest to enter the ever-growing list of events canceled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. As the world bulk up to fight against the virus, several restrictions have been placed by Countries worldwide that have made it impossible for event organizers to hold physical events. The Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association […]

League of Legends: Riot Teases Volibear’s Reworked Skins and Abilities

The Thunder’s Roar is back with a vengeance. Riot Games live-streamed a Volibear rework reveal, where they showcased the champion’s new kit and looks. Throughout the stream, a background persisted with a snowy mountain background filled with sparks of lightning. At times, you could see a massive figure in the distance, rivaling the mountains themselves. […]

Overwatch League: Vancouver Titans Announce their New Roster

The Titans have completely revamped their roster. Only 24 hours before the Overwatch League was set to kick off week 14, the Vancouver Titans unveiled a freshly acquired roster. Earlier in the week, the Vancouver Titans announced that they had released their entire roster. This was not surprising considering the rumors circulating in the days […]

League of Legends: Riot Games Publicly Addresses “Game-Ruining” Behavior

The community is torn at the state of solo queue. In recent days, Riot Games have been receiving a lot of flack for their flagship title League of Legends. Former professional player and content creator Joedat “Voyboy” Esfahani posted a YouTube video called “The Sad State Of Solo Q” and also shared it via Twitter. […]

Valorant FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

With the release of the Valorant closed beta, Riot Games’ newest title has taken the gaming world by storm. With so many people looking to get involved in the game a lot of confusion and false information has spread. Here, we’ve included some guides and FAQs to help answer some of the questions we’ve encountered. […]

BBC Sport to Show Rocket League European Spring Series

The European Rocket League Spring Series will be broadcast online from the BBC Sport website, app, and BBC iPlayer. BBC Sport will host the Spring Series finals which take place on Saturday, May 9 –10. The event will also be shown live on GINX Esports TV on Sky in the UK. Ben Gallop, BBC Sport […]

Infinity Ward Cleans up COD Webs, Brings Helicopters Back to Warzone

It seems like the COD community is cleaning up the shop. Earlier today, Infinity Ward announced that a brand new Call of Duty playlist update is now live for Modern Warfare and Warzone. This latest playlist makes adjustments to both games–namely re-adding helicopters back to the battle royale on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. […]

Valorant: T1 add fRoD as head coach

T1 has unveiled former Professional Counter Strike player Daniel “fRoD” Montaner as their newest signing to their Valorant roster where the 33yo will be taking on the role of head coach on the team. fRoD is known for competing in Valve’s famous FPS Title Counter-Strike. Having a brief stint with compLexity Gaming and Evil Geniuses […]

Twitch Opens Prime Video Catalog to Twitch Streamers

Twitch has launched a new “social viewing experience” called Watch Parties, allowing Twitch streamers that hold affiliate or partner status with the platform to stream a catalog of Amazon Prime video content while engaging with their audience. And with that, questions have arisen as to what can and cannot be done and how Watch Parties […]

Fortnite: FNCS Invitational Players to Watch Out for – European Edition

An analysis of the top players heading into the FNCS Invitational, where players will be competing for millions of dollars. The FNCS Invitational is less than 24 hours away. The world’s top Fortnite players are competing for a piece of the $2M USD prize pool that is up for grabs. There are seven competitive regions involved […]

New Call of Duty Patch Exterminates Bugs, Nerfs Snake Shot

COD fans. Your prayers have finally been answered. After a reign of blubbering complaints, Infinity Ward has finally decided to end the .357 magnum’s seemingly unstoppable reign of destruction, and the fan-favorite Demolition mode returns to Modern Warfare. This news comes from Infinity Ward’s patch released yesterday. The patch mostly focuses on fixing issues with […]

CSGO: All we know about Source 2, Leaks, Anticipated Release

Source 2 might be coming to CSGO in the next few weeks. The post CSGO: All we know about Source 2, Leaks, Anticipated Release appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call of Duty League: Flordia Home Series Preview

Get ready for everything about the Florida Home Series. Today marks the start of the Call of Duty League Florida Home Series. Let’s take a look at who’s competing, and some ones to watch. Group A Toronto Ultra New York Subliners Florida Mutineers Minnesota Rokkr Group A is a tough group. Before last weekend’s CDL […]

Dota 2: The Singapore Major is Canceled

A highlight Dota 2 event of the year is no more. Unfortunately, COVID-19 took the last glimmer of hope for the Dota 2 fans around the world. Even though people expected that it will prevail, the ONE Esports Singapore Major, which was scheduled to take place in June, is now canceled. This was going to […]

Newzoo: Gaming Engagement and Revenue Increase as a Result of the COVID-19 Lockdown

Newzoo has updated its 2020 Global Games Market numbers to reflect changes in gaming revenue and engagement associated with novel coronavirus lockdown measures. According to the gaming market insights and analytics company, the 2020 Global Games Market will generate revenue […]

How COVID-19 Impacted the LEC’s Viewership and Commercial Partners

A canceled live event, shut down studio, and a cast and crew stranded at home. The timing of the novel coronavirus pandemic could hardly have been worse for the League of Legends European Championship , which had brought on numerous new commercial partners for the 2020 season, and was preparing its debut live event […]

Dota 2: ONE Esports’ Singapore Major cancelled

ONE Esports’ Singapore Major latest casualty of Coronavirus outbreak. The post Dota 2: ONE Esports’ Singapore Major cancelled appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Rocket League European Spring Series Comes to BBC Sport

The European division of the Rocket League Spring Series will be broadcasted online from the BBC Sport website, app, and iPlayer. The final two days of competition will take place from May 9-10, with competing teams including reigning Rocket League Championship Series Europe champions Dignitas, as well as the esports division of FC Barcelona, […]

New Dota 2 graph reveals huge Radiant winrate advantage in early game over Dire

Radiant can have as much as 87% winrate at lower ranks. The post New Dota 2 graph reveals huge Radiant winrate advantage in early game over Dire appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Lawmakers in Philippines move Act to ban offshore gaming activity

Amidst of the various exploits leading to violation of the Anti-money laundering, immigration, and tax laws, Bienvenido Abante Jr, the house minority leader has filed an act which seeks to prohibit the operations of any offshore gaming by any means or device within Philippine territory. Earlier along with Bienvenido Abante Jr , this Anti-POGO (Philippine […]

Nevada approves DreamHack Masters tournament

On Wednesday the Nevada Gaming Control Board released an approval note enabling DreamHack Masters Spring bets. The exemption would allow licenced sportsbooks and esports betting sites alike of the state to post and accept bets in three different wager styles on DreamHack Masters for the 2020 edition: head-to-head, game player and a complete winner. Counter-Strike: […]

CSGO has a million active players, is CSGO the best esports for tournaments?

With over a million active players playing CSGO it’s a huge game and with over 450 million esports fans worldwide. Of these 450 million fans 201 million are active players from League of Legends, Dota 2 and CSGO.  CSGO only recently hit the 1 million milestone. Previously at 950,000 and jumped to 1 million active […]

Shroud doesn’t want to return to pro gaming

The professional streamer seems to be more interested in streaming games instead of returning to the pro scene. The post Shroud doesn’t want to return to pro gaming appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call of Duty: Warzone reaches 60 million players

Activision just announced through Twitter that Call of Duty: Warzone has achieved another milestone of more than 60 million players. In just two weeks after its launch, the game achieved 30 million players. Followed by reaching 50 million players in a month’s time and now in almost another month, it has increased its player base […]

Twitch streamer turns down $20k to stick to his principles

Twitch streamer Adam ‘B0aty’ Lyne turned down a sponsorship deal worth $20000 for a reason that earned him the respect of his viewer base. B0aty has developed a loyal fanbase for playing an MMORPG Old School RuneScape, also for the entertaining personality of his. His fame on the streaming platform landed him a lucrative deal […]

This trick in VALORANT can detect enemies through walls

Dafran has come across a trick to abuse the fps counter in VALORANT to detect enemies behind walls. The post This trick in VALORANT can detect enemies through walls appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Fortnite: MrSavage Opens up about Split with Benjyfishy and a Possible Reunion

MrSavage discusses his split with benjyfishy and a possible reunion between the two in the future. Martin “MrSavage” Foss Andersen and Benjy “benjyfishy” Fish will go down in history as one of the greatest Fortnite duos of all time. Their short time teaming together produced outstanding results. The two were once part of the NRG […]

MyRepublic Creates Esports Program with Prizes and Focus on Local Gaming

MyRepublic is engaging gamers through competitive achievement hunting. Growing Singapore-based company, MyRepublic, has created an esports program to try and engage gamers . The program goes by the name “Achievement Unlocked,” and will revolve around recently released games like Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Monster Hunter World Iceborne, Legends of Runeterra, Final […]

New regions added in VALORANT Closed Beta

Valorant is currently going strong despite being in closed beta. It has managed to gather a very good response from its fans & players around the world. And that’s one of the reasons why Valorant’s Closed Beta in now available in the newer regions. The post New regions added in VALORANT Closed Beta appeared first […]

Riot Games Responds to Valorant’s Anti-Cheat Criticism Again

There is growing concern surrounding Vanguard’s kernel-level access, is Riot doing enough to respond? Yesterday, we saw two very conflicting pieces of information surrounding Valorant’s Anti-Cheat software Vanguard. On the one hand, Valorant’s Reddit page saw an alarming amount of traction regarding a complaint from u/Hugometeo about Vanguard disabling user software without notifying the user. […]

Pyth retires from CSGO after 9 years to pursue a career in Valorant

Feeling a new spark and addiction in Valorant, CS:GO pro Jacob “pyth” Mourujärvi has retired from CS:GO to professionally pursue Valorant. The post Pyth retires from CSGO after 9 years to pursue a career in Valorant appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Activision/Blizzard Collaborate with Sportradar, Will Focus on Esports Betting

This new partnership will ensure esports betting is by the book. Activision/Blizzard has just partnered with betting-data firm Sportrader to institute betting monitoring… specifically in both the Overwatch and Call of Duty League. Did you place your bet yet? Breaking It Down Through the multi-year deal, Sportrader will begin to observe a range of “global […]

Pimp has been overwatch banned from CSGO temporarily

csgo, Jacob “Pimp” Winneche, counter strike, counter strike global offensive, esports, csgo news, pimp banned, pimp csgo banned The post Pimp has been overwatch banned from CSGO temporarily appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Overwatch League: Greyy Leaves Paris Eternal

Flex support Luís “Greyy” Perestrelo is leaving Paris Eternal. The Portuguese flex support of Paris Eternal, Luís “Greyy” Perestrelo, retires from Overwatch. The player fought for Paris Eternal since the Overwatch League Inaugural Season and competed in the Overwatch World Cup 2017. He is the third support player to leave the team, after Harrison “Kruise” […]

VALORANT Europe servers down for emergent maintenance

Looks like fans won’t be able to enjoy VALORANT for a while. The post VALORANT Europe servers down for emergent maintenance appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Xbox Drops the Ball, Forgets to Make Fans Care about Series X

It seems that the past few years of conferences have not been kind to Xbox. And by Xbox, we mean the dedicated fans that worship the console titan. While the heads over at Microsoft have been hinting at revolutionary new mediums for Xbox to delve into, the Series X has yet to deliver. Granted, it […]

Fortnite: Dragacorn Glider Disabled in Competitive Playlists

The Deadpool Dragacorn Glider has been disabled, and the developers are working on adjustments. Epic Games are on a roll with their ability to listen to the feedback from its competitive Fortnite community. In the past few weeks, they’ve adjusted the Solo Cash Cup format, laid out plans for competitive Fortnite’s future and have cracked down […]

Sage can revive herself with her ultimate in Valorant

Players can use Sage’s ultimate to resurrect herself and hear a hidden voice line. The post Sage can revive herself with her ultimate in Valorant appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: Spectre’s Role in the Current Meta

Here is how Spectre fits the current meta. Nowadays, Dota 2 receives a lot of small changes, which is really different than before. As a result, there aren’t that many drastic meta changes. However, as small as they are, each new update brings something new to the table. Right now, many pro teams are trying […]

Fnatic Finds Chair Partner in Anda Seat

Esports organization Fnatic has announced a global partnership with gaming chair manufacturer Anda Seat. The companies have teamed up to launch a Fnatic-branded chair as part of their strategic partnership, which names Anda Seat as the organization’s exclusive gaming chair partner. While most major esports organizations have a gaming chair partner, Anda Seat is not […]

Wagering Approved By Nevada Board for 2020 DreamHack Masters Spring

Esports betting continues its growth amidst the novel coronavirus traditional sports shutdown as the Nevada Gaming Control Board has granted approval to bookmakers to offer wagers on 2020 DreamHack Masters Spring. This adds another event to the growing list of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournaments the board has approved, with it leading all other games […]

CSGO Bug Lets Opponents Vote Kick You Off

A CSGO bug made a player kick his opponent off instead of his teammate. The post CSGO Bug Lets Opponents Vote Kick You Off appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Activision Blizzard Tabs Sportradar For Betting Integrity Program

Activision Blizzard has enlisted Sportradar to oversee a betting integrity program for Overwatch League and Call of Duty League. In a deal announced later this morning, Sportradar will start monitoring betting activity related to the two esports properties, and it will work with players on education and developing an app to anonymously report integrity issues. […]

Dubai Sports Council partners with Gamefinder for online esports tournament

Online gaming community Gamefinder has joined forces with The Sports Council Of Dubai to bring a series of online tournaments for Activision’s latest esport title Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare. The initial tournaments will be organized in association with Emirates Esports Association, where 16 teams will compete between 20-22nd May for cash prizes, gift vouchers, […]

Riot address conduct, ethics code in Valorant

There will be no place for harassment in VALORANT. The post Riot address conduct, ethics code in Valorant appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

How to fix Valorant Anti Cheat Boot Loader Issues

After a recent update, the anti-cheat by Riot Games has been disabling mouse and keyboard inputs entirely, here’s how to fix it. The post How to fix Valorant Anti Cheat Boot Loader Issues appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

CSGO: MIBR to sign trk – Report

According to a report by HLTV and Globo Esporte, Made in Brazil is likely to replace Ignacio “meyern” Meyer with Alencar “trk” Rossato. 17-year-old joined the Brazillian lineup half a year ago from Sharks. His playstyle and statistics were highly ambitious at Sharks which led to his arrival at MIBR. However, he couldn’t replicate […]

When Can We Expect The First Valorant Tournament?

Valorant is the big thing coming from the creators of the League of Legends, Riot Games. It’s not their first, second, or even third game this year but one of the four new titles they will be releasing all around this year. Valorant, in particular, is a game quite similar to Counter-strike, with two teams […]

Call of Duty: Vikkstar123 & WarsZ go Back to Back in Warzone Wednesday

Popular YouTuber Vikkstar123 and former KFC Royale winner Itz_WarsZ are the first team to win back to back Warzone Wednesday tournaments. The British duo powered through the competition defeating Nickmercs and Swagg in game one. They went on to take down ex Call of Duty pro TeePee and his partner Ayden in game […]

Fortnite sets new all-time total players record

Fortnite is on its way to become the world’s most popular game as it exponentially grows its player base. The post Fortnite sets new all-time total players record appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Amazon Prime Members in India Now Have Access to Exclusive Gaming Content

Amazon launches gaming benefits for its prime members in India; here’s everything that you are going to get. The post Amazon Prime Members in India Now Have Access to Exclusive Gaming Content appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

CS:GO: Jamppi is a Great Motivator for ENCE. But not a Solution

With the recent signing of Elias “Jamppi” Olkkonen, ENCE instantly swept all the opponents at the Elisa Invitational to take a victory at the event without a single lost map — but can they keep it up? A 6-man roster, or possible constant player swaps. Will this have a positive effect on ENCE’s performance? We […]

Fortnite: FaZe Dubs Banned 30 Days for Colluding/Teaming and Explains his Side

FaZe Dubs explains his point of view on the cheating allegations. If you haven’t been following the story, footage surfaced over the weekend of FaZe Clan’s Danny “Dubs” Walsh allegedly teaming with another player named Waffleslul in a Fortnite Solo Cash Cup. The two players landed at The Rig point of interest during the competition […]

Call of Duty League Power Rankings After CDL Chicago

Following CDL Chicago and heading into Florida, we take a look at our power rankings, will Atlanta FaZe take the top spot? With CDL Chicago in the books, we breakdown the top twelve our CDL power rankings. 12. Los Angeles Guerrillas The Los Angeles Guerrillas ended their CDL Chicago run 5/6th after defeating L.A counterparts […]

The Best CSGO Skins Under $10

Initially, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was merely a hollow project for Valve to amass Counter-Strike 1.6 and Counter-Strike: Source players. The primary objective was to deliberate upon the ever divergent communities and blend them into a common game with a definite intent. Until a year after its release, CS:GO wasn’t even the most popular version of […]

Florida Mutineers Set to Battle NFL Players in Call of Duty Warzone

With the amount of collaboration between professional leagues lately, real sports are pretty much esports now. In the fight against COVID-19, the Florida Mutineers, of Misfits Gaming Group , will bring together the worlds of traditional sports and esports with the $25,000 Wrecked Royale charity Warzone tournament. It will be presented by SoFi with all […]

Valorant Anti Cheat Is overriding BIOS Setup for some players

Riot dev has responded after complaints arose that Riot’s anti-cheat was disabling important programs without user consent. The post Valorant Anti Cheat Is overriding BIOS Setup for some players appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Overwatch League’s Vancouver Franchise Releases Entire Roster and Coaching Staff

The Vancouver Titans of the Overwatch League took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that the team has released its entire roster and coaching staff. While no reasons were given for the releases, rumors that a conflict between the team and management is allegedly to blame. Vancouver hasn’t played a match since April 12, […]

Microsoft Set to Showcase Xbox Series X with Monthly Xbox 20/20 Events

Microsoft is laying out their plans leading up to the Xbox Series X release. With the Xbox Series X slated to be the name of the next-generation Xbox console, Microsoft has asked fans a new question. What will the Series X sound like? Just yesterday, the company uploaded that little meme, trying to stir the […]

The Vancouver Titans Release their Entire Overwatch League Roster

After weeks of speculation and numerous roster cuts, the Vancouver Titans have released an official statement. It is no secret that something has been going on internally with the Vancouver Titans. The first to leave the team was tank player HyunWoo “JJANU” Choi, followed by coach Hwang “PaJion” Jisub. Players removed the Vancouver Titans from […]

Call of Duty: Warzone Hits Over 50 Million Players

Call of Duty: Warzone is taking over the world. There are now more than 50 million players that have logged into Call of Duty: Warzone in the past few months since its debut just a little while ago. According to Activision/Blizzard, this now makes Call of Duty: Warzone one of the most popular titles in […]

Jordan Bellar Appointed Business Development Manager for G2 Esports

G2 Esports has hired Jordan Bellar as its new business development manager. According to the Berlin-based esports organization, Bellar will be assigned to G2 Esports’ New York location where he will help expand its footprint in North America, and globally as well. Previous to Bellar’s move to G2, he served as the manager for global […]

The Latest on Valorant’s New Competitive Mode

Despite being in beta, Valorant’s competitive mode is the talk of the town. With the recent 0.49 Patch, Riot unveiled its Competitive Mode for Valorant. It’s been a few days now, so we did a deep dive to see how the competitive scene is reacting. You would think that with the success Riot had revamping […]

Activision Blizzard Exceeds Q1 Outlooks, Reports $505M Net Income

Activision Blizzard reported a $505M USD profit for the first quarter of 2019, which marks an increase of 13% compared to $447M in the same period of 2019.  The company generated $1.79B in revenues for the quarter, of which $519M and $452M were contributed by Activision Publishing and Blizzard Entertainment, respectively. The game Call of […]

Valorant Has Strange Similarities to Counter Strike Maps

Striking similarity has been found between Haven and two maps from CS 1.6. The post Valorant Has Strange Similarities to Counter Strike Maps appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Electronic Arts Reports $3B Profit for its Fiscal Year 2020

Electronic Arts reported its fiscal year 2020 earnings, with a net income of $3.04B USD for the last twelve months and a profit of $418M for its fiscal year 2020 fourth quarter. Almost 80% of the company’s revenues came from digital sales. Overall, EA generated $5.54B in revenues for the full fiscal year and revenues […]

LPL Spring Final Brings Commercial Value to China’s Capital, DouYu Signs Multiple Deals

Last week was significant in China’s esports industry, not only because it experienced its first League of Legends Pro League Final with no live audience due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, but also the two teams – JingDong Gaming and TOP ESPORTS , brought commercial value to China’s brands and capital. Eventually, […]

Dota 2: ESL One Birmingham Moves Online, Open Qualifiers Start May 8

Here is the latest news about ESL One Birmingham. Unfortunately, another incredible LAN event that was scheduled for this month will be held online. ESL One Birmingham was one of the best ESL One events last year. It gathered a huge audience both online and in the Arena Birmingham. Although we really wanted to see […]

Dendi’s team B8 sets 24-game loss streak record in professional Dota 2

No one has ever done that, in the history of Dota. The post Dendi’s team B8 sets 24-game loss streak record in professional Dota 2 appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

VALORANT Viewer Inflation Forces Twitch Policy Change – Weekly Twitch Top 10s, April 27-May 3

With all the fervor surrounding the closed beta of Riot Games’ new shooter VALORANT, the publisher had recently decided to make its viewer reward granting access to the beta available to any streamer playing the game. The result was a dramatic increase in the number of streamers broadcasting VALORANT content, each fighting for […]

Simulated Racing Ignites Cottage Industry

With simulator racing the flavor of the month in esports, makers of the intricate contraptions that drivers use to compete in the virtual events are seeing a major spike in sales. The machines, known in racing parlance as rigs, are simulators that combine a metal frame with everything you’d need for a virtual race like […]

Luminosity Parent Enthusiast Gaming Signs Multi-Year Deal With G FUEL

Enthusiast Gaming, parent company of esports organization Luminosity Gaming, has announced a multi-year partnership with gamer-focused energy drink brand G FUEL. The company will receive logo placement on Luminosity Gaming jerseys, and will also work with Enthusiast Gaming across its various esports properties. In addition to Luminosity, Enthusiast Gaming operates the Vancouver Titans Overwatch League […]

Valorant: How to get Valorant Beta Access

We answer some of the burning questions you might have about gaining Valorant beta access. With the release of the Valorant closed beta, Riot Games’ newest title has taken the gaming world by storm. With so many people looking to get involved in the game a lot of confusion and false information have spread. Here, […]

How to improve Trust Factor in CSGO

Encountering hackers or toxic teammates in every other game? You can either complain or you can take matters into your own hands by improving your CSGO trust factor. The post How to improve Trust Factor in CSGO appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

How to fix CSGO “Pure Server” Issues

After the 1.3.7.5.0 update, many CSGO players reported that they were unable to join official matchmaking servers. There’s a very easy solution for that. The post How to fix CSGO “Pure Server” Issues appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Fortnite skill based matchmaking removed in Squad

Fortnite developers have finally pulled the plug on skill-based matchmaking in squad mode. The post Fortnite skill based matchmaking removed in Squad appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

All You Need To Know on Dota 2 Stars, TNC Predator

TNC Predator has become one of the biggest names in esports, as a leading Dota 2 squad that has reached incredible heights in this highly competitive industry. Established in 2015 out of the Philippines, TNC, as they were then known, took the world by storm, and specifically in the SE Asian area with quick success […]

CSGO unique player count hits 26.2 million in April, increases 30% in a month

Yet another record has been broken by CSGO. The post CSGO unique player count hits 26.2 million in April, increases 30% in a month appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Gen.G’s New Valorant Squad Secures Victory

The first week of May opened up with intense competition between new Valorant squads from various organizations. Gen.g is PrepareD For Battle The Valorant roster announcements are pouring out from esports organizations as tournaments pop up weekly. Among those to announce rosters, recently was Gen.G, bringing Keven “PLAYER1” Champagne back into the esports spotlight. T1 […]

Ubisoft Announces North American Rainbow Six League

Next month, get ready. The games are about to begin in North America. Just yesterday, top gaming company Ubisoft announced the creation of a brand new American League for their popular title Rainbow Six Siege. This new league is set to start up at the very end of late June 2020. Rainbow Six North American […]

Helix eSports and Team Genji merger launches ‘Oxygen Esports’

Oxygen Esports has acquired Team Reciprocity rosters and will play in five esports, which is a modern esports company that has come out of New England. The organisation was the result of a merger between Helix eSports VR and Team Genji. The team will participate in the following esports, Rainbow Six Siege, Hearthstone, Rocket League, […]

ReKTGlobal Partners with TalentX Entertainment to Start Esports Management Company

A new esports management company has been born from two influential esports businesses. ReKTGlobal, the parent company of Rogue and the London Royal Ravens, has just begun a new partnership with on the rise development company TalentX Entertainment… forming a new TalentX Gaming talent management company. We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with TalentX today! […]

‘SAP’ Appointed as Analytics partner for ESL One Birmingham

ESL has named the German software company SAP as ESL One Birmingham Online’s official analytics partner. SAP can provide insight into Dota 2 by using its technology to track the likelihoods of winning, item timing and net worth progress charts. SAP and ESL aim at improving overall viewing experiences for Dota 2 fans around the […]

Astralis to add two more players to its CSGO roster – Report

The ESL One Road to Rio is still ongoing and the teams are battling with each other in order to secure a spot for themselves in the upcoming major. Astralis have been performing quite well in this tournament and are currently the #1 team in the world. Although we have news that they are set […]

CS:GO: ESL One Cologne to Go On without Live Audience, IEM Melbourne Moved to 2021

Changes are made to ESL One Cologne and IEM Melbourne due to COVID-19. ESL One Cologne 2020 will be played without a live crowd in accordance with Germany’s ruling on large gatherings, ESL announced today. In addition, IEM Melbourne, which was scheduled to take place this August, has been delayed by a full year. Tickets […]

What’s next for Ubisoft’ Rainbow Six Siege?

As the contract between ESL and the R6 scene has hit a permanent hiatus, the future of Six Siege Esports might have grafted a new look. The post What’s next for Ubisoft’ Rainbow Six Siege? appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Esports Team Panda Global Announces Five New Full-Time Hires

Fighting game-focused esports organization Panda Global has announced a slate of new hires as part of its ongoing expansion efforts. Long time esports commentator Zak “CONEY” Zeeks, who was previously under contract with Panda Global as a commentator, will now fill the role of creative lead. In addition to hosting and commentating at high profile […]

Fortnite bans 9 Year Old Professional Player for 4 years

Zennon, a Fortnite player who is only 9 years old found himself banned from the game for 1,460 days which rounds up close to 4 years. Fortnite is one of the most popular battle royale game developed by Epic Games. Within the game, players are dropped into a location on the map of their choice, […]

Fractured Arm Didn’t Stop This Gamer From Playing CSGO

CSGO player with fractured arm tilts his keyboard almost 90 degrees to play. The post Fractured Arm Didn’t Stop This Gamer From Playing CSGO appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Charlotte Hornets NBA 2K League Team Signs Jersey Sponsor

Hornets Venom GT, the NBA 2K League affiliate team of the Charlotte Hornets, announced a partnership with online collectibles marketplace GoCollect. The deal includes jersey logo placement on both player and in-game jerseys. The company’s branding will also be featured throughout Hornets Venom’s virtual arena during home games.  Notably, this mark’s the team’s first partner […]

PUBG Mobile India Series 2020 Registrations Now Open

Tencent Games and PUBG Corp. have announced the PUBG Mobile India Series 2020 tournament with a prize pool of Rs 50 Lakhs and its registrations are now open. The tournament is regarded as the most prestigious in India because of its format to allow anyone with a 4 man squad to compete in open qualifiers […]

Garena Launches Dedicated App for Gaming Videos In India

Garena has launched BOOYAH!, an app largely focused on being a hub for content creators whose primary game is Garena Free Fire, in India. The app enables users to livestream gameplay, upload videos, chat with the community, and play games together with their favorite streamers. Garena will also be running events and exclusive activities on […]

NBA 2K League Secures Broadcast Deals With ESPN2, Sportsnet

The NBA 2K League will air on ESPN2 and Canadian sports network Sportsnet’s Sportsnet One and Sportsnet NOW, the league announced today. Both broadcasts will begin tonight and air on Tuesdays. ESPN will also air Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday matches throughout the season on the ESPN app and ESPN.com  In recent weeks, ESPN has announced […]

Fortnite: 9 Year Old Professional Player Zenon Receives Four Year Ban

A young professional Fortnite player received an outrageous ban for violating terms of service. Fortnite fans around the world might be wondering why #FreeZenon is trending on Twitter with over 200K mentions. A nine-year-old professional Fortnite player by the name of Zenon received a four-year ban for playing Arena matches. The clip of Zenon reacting […]

CSGO: ESL One Cologne to play with no audience, IEM Melbourne postponed

ESL One Cologne, the cathedral of Counter Strike will go ahead, but without a live audience. The post CSGO: ESL One Cologne to play with no audience, IEM Melbourne postponed appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Fortnite: FaZe Dubs Likely Banned for an Unknown Amount of Time

Dubs and Waffleslul disappeared from the Cash Cup leaderboard as a result of their cheating allegations. ESTNN reported over the weekend a story regarding an alleged cheating incident during the Platform Solo Cash Cup on Friday, May 1. The accused parties included Fortnite World Cup contender Danny “Dubs” Walsh of FaZe Clan and a player […]

NiKo: The brightest gem of CSGO

There’s absolutely nothing that the FaZe star can’t do. The post NiKo: The brightest gem of CSGO appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

ESL and SAP Continue Partnership With ESL One Birmingham 2020

SAP will continue its support for ESL Dota 2 events as Official Analytics Partner for ESL One Birmingham. The competition will be played online only due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, with regional online leagues from May to June, and a total prize pool of $335K USD split across all regions. As in previous […]

ReKTGlobal and TalentX Entertainment Partner to Create TalentX Gaming

Rogue parent company ReKTGlobal announced that it has partnered with TalentX to create TalentX Gaming . The joint venture is aimed at expanding TalentX’s footprint in the content creation management sector by creating a separate company to cultivate talent in the gaming and esports space. ReKTGlobal will help facilitate this venture by “bridging the gap” […]

Creator of HestiaNet Anti Cheat, which caught thousands of hackers, got banned in CSGO

The creator of the CS:GO Anti-Cheat system ‘HestiaNet’ just got game banned. The post Creator of HestiaNet Anti Cheat, which caught thousands of hackers, got banned in CSGO appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Leagues Use Hiatus to Fine-Tune Events Model

Overwatch, Call of Duty shift competition to online-only with plan to return to in-person contests. Activision Blizzard’s home-team model for esports was off to a strong start before the coronavirus pandemic upended things. Now, it’s evaluating potential changes for 2021. The Overwatch League and Call of Duty League were both set for big years as […]

Wheel of Fortune: Motorsports’ Decision to Embrace Simulated Racer

Motorsports’ quick decision to embrace simulated racing has produced excitement around the sport and a connection with potential new fans. On Friday of the fateful week that sports shut down, Steve Myers received an unexpected text message from Eric Shanks, CEO and executive producer at FOX Sports. Myers, the executive vice president of iRacing, usually […]

Degree 53 founder launches new gambling technology business Sharp Gaming

Degree 53 founder, Andrew Daniels, has launched a brand new gambling technology business, Sharp Gaming. Sharp Gaming is an advanced platform which provides a full suite of operational services for sports betting and gaming businesses worldwide.  Andrew Daniels will take the role as the Chief Executive Officer at Sharp Gaming, stepping away from the day-to-day running […]

PUBG MOBILE Moves Pro Leagues Online – Head of Esports Outlines Competitive Integrity Measures

The PUBG MOBILE Pro League Americas will move online for its first season, running from June 6 – 28. The league was originally scheduled to begin in May as an in-person competition,  but was delayed and moved online due to concerns regarding the spread of novel coronavirus . While many esports leagues have moved […]

Fortnite: World Champ Bugha and Stretch Allegedly Split as a Duo

Liquid STRETCH explains the reasoning behind his and Bugha’s split. Fortnite Solo World Cup Champion Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf and Liquid STRETCH are no longer a duo after the latter confirmed as much on Twitter early this morning. The two had begun teaming back in Season X along with Shawn “clarityG” Washington. Despite their fifth-place finish […]

ESL One Cologne to be Played Behind Closed Doors, IEM Melbourne Rescheduled

ESL One Cologne, one of the largest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive events of the year will go ahead, but without a live audience. The Intel Extreme Masters event in Melbourne has also been rescheduled to 2021. Since March, CS:GO competition competitions have been played entirely online, with teams on lockdown in their respective countries. […]

Are Team Singularity and Bidz Call of Duty League Ready?

After a dominant start in the Call of Duty Challengers, we take a look at whether Bidz and his team are ready to compete at the pro level. Luke ‘Bidz’ Biddle joined Team Singularity back in 2019 when they announced a whole new roster for the Black Ops 4 season. This Singularity team was competitive […]

Ubisoft Registers Prince of Persia 6 Website Domain, New Game Sequel?

Ubisoft registered a new domain for Prince of Persia 6. Are they hinting towards a new game sequel? Or are they just toying with their fans? The post Ubisoft Registers Prince of Persia 6 Website Domain, New Game Sequel? appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Pokimane shows her support for TSM Leena amid criticism for Doublelift return

Popular Twitch streamer Pokimane defended TSM’s President Leena Xu during May 3rd’s OfflineTV podcast, amid the controversy surrounding with her boyfriend Doublelift who recently re-signed with TSM. The post Pokimane shows her support for TSM Leena amid criticism for Doublelift return appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Netizens on Twitter not happy after Amanda Cerny Asked for Twitch Subs

Amanda Cerny faced backlash on social platforms after a clip from her Twitch stream went viral where she urged the viewers to subscribe to her channel. The post Netizens on Twitter not happy after Amanda Cerny Asked for Twitch Subs appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

New CSGO update adds kill feed icons, 1vs1 arena for Inferno and more

Users were greeted with a 77.6 MB update last morning from Valve for their FPS game CSGO. The post New CSGO update adds kill feed icons, 1vs1 arena for Inferno and more appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Sony showcases Prototype finger-tracking enabled controllers

Sony coming to challenge Valve with its own index like controllers. The post Sony showcases Prototype finger-tracking enabled controllers appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

How to Play Counter Strike 1.6 on Mobile

Install & Play one of the most popular PC games, Counter Strike, on your Mobile. The post How to Play Counter Strike 1.6 on Mobile appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

CSGO Move Where CTs Are Tricked To Reveal Their Position

200 IQ CSGO trick to get enemy info on Dust 2. The post CSGO Move Where CTs Are Tricked To Reveal Their Position appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Call of Duty: OpTic Gaming L.A Confirm their First Roster Change of the Season

Its official, Chino will be starting for OpTic over Jkap. OpTic Gaming LA has officially announced their first roster change of the season. They will be bringing in Martin “Chino” Chino to replace veteran Jordan “JKap” Kaplan. There has been plenty of speculation over the last few weeks around who would come in and more […]

CSGO Pro Is a Global Elite At Valorant Too

Former CS:GO professional is the first person to reach the highest rank in Valorant. The post CSGO Pro Is a Global Elite At Valorant Too appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

UK’s 16 Year Old Fortnite Millionaire Joins Excel Esports

Excel Esports have signed Jaden Ashman, a 16-year old boy who is a record breaking Fortnite player to represent the org at future events & tournaments. Let’s find more about Jaden & Excel Esports. The post UK’s 16 Year Old Fortnite Millionaire Joins Excel Esports appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

260 Million Chinese Are Watching Esports Streams

The country with largest gaming population again shatters another gaming record The post 260 Million Chinese Are Watching Esports Streams appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Fortnite: FNCS Invitational Suffers ELO, Aim Assist and Format Issues

A laundry list full of issues plagued the opening weekend of the F.N.C.S. Invitational. Fortnite players are not strangers to broken items in their game of choice. History is the best indicator of what Epic Games is capable of placing inside their polarizing Battle Royale title. When we think about broken items, some that come […]

PewDiePie signs exclusive streaming deal With YouTube Gaming

And bids bye to DLive. The post PewDiePie signs exclusive streaming deal With YouTube Gaming appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Gen. G Esports Introduces its New Valorant Team

Gen. G Esports, major esport organization, introduced its French Canadian Valorant team. One more major esports organization is betting on the future of Valorant. Gen. G Esports, owner of Seoul Dynasty on Overwatch, introduced their Valorant lineup. This esports organization based in South Korea is already present on main esports titles. Besides owning Seoul Dynasty […]

League of Legends: Team Liquid Welcomes Jatt as Head Coach

Jatt is taking another step in his League of Legends career. Joshua “Jatt” Leesman is officially joining the LCS’ Team Liquid as Head Coach. The organization welcomed him on Twitter today where, in the video, Jatt explained the move and his expectations for the future. Many know him as a caster for the LCS broadcasts, […]

COD: Mobile Season 6 Launches with Once Upon a Time in Rust

Call of Duty Mobile Season 6 is officially a go. The latest Season of COD Mobile is out. With the genius title, Once Upon a Time in Rust, the hype around Activision’s latest update will now be tested on Android and iOS. Once Upon A Time in Rust,there lived soldiers, and some say they were […]

Misfits Gaming Partners With Dietary Supplement Company Destined 2 Dominate

Today Misfits Gaming Group announced a partnership with the South Florida-based dietary supplement producer and distributor Destined 2 Dominate . The partnership will stretch across Misfits Gaming and its Call of Duty League team, the Florida Mutineers. “We’re always pushing for perfection when it comes to the physical and mental health of our pros, […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Call of Duty Warzone

Just when it seemed like life was finally going well for Call of Duty fans, our dire reality reloaded on them with full force. The latest COD game is doing fantastically across the boards, scoring record numbers for the game and Activision franchise. Call of Duty: Warzone is a definite hit, but it also is […]

Fortnite: Season X Champion Stompy Joins Team Vitality

Former E11 Gaming Fortnite player Stompy has signed with a new organization. Klaus “Stompy” Konstanzer parted ways with Canada-based organization E11 Gaming last month. He spent over a year with E11, and his decision to leave made him one of the top free-agents on the European scene. It took some time and searching for Stompy, […]

NBA Star Josh Hart rages, destroys keyboard after getting killed in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

All the gamers are prone to gaming rage & being angry over a video game is a sign of true hardcore gamer. However this also includes NBA star Josh Hart who got angry and smashed his keyboard after dying in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The post NBA Star Josh Hart rages, destroys keyboard after […]

BLAST enters Dota 2 with Bounty Hunt tournament

The tournament will feature top teams from the Dota 2 world including OG, NiP, Secret, Liquid, Alliance and Nigma. The post BLAST enters Dota 2 with Bounty Hunt tournament appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Smash Bros: Organizers cut prize money after Pro players smurf in online tournament

Well, this was one of the tournaments that went pretty smoothly for a professional player as he wiped out every opponent that came his way. The community got angry & upset which was pretty obvious. Let’s get straight down to further details. The post Smash Bros: Organizers cut prize money after Pro players smurf in […]

Global Esports Federation Partners With Commonwealth Games Federation

The Global Esports Federation has signed an exploratory partnership with the Commonwealth Games Federation , to develop an esports strategy. At this point, it’s not clear which video game titles or planned events will become the focus of the collaboration, only that the goal was “exploring and developing athlete-centered, sport-focused initiatives and campaigns,” with […]

Dota 2: gpk to Play for Team Spirit

Gpk becomes the latest Gambit player who will be a stand-in. As you know, one of the hottest ongoing tournaments right now is the WePlay! Pushka League. Unfortunately, one of the big names here decided to decline their participation in the event. This was very unexpected because Gambit didn’t have the best results […]

Warriors Gaming Squad Signs Official Wings Provider

Golden State Warriors’ NBA 2K League team Warriors Gaming Squad has announced a deal with Wingstop, making it the “official wings provider” for the organization. The company has a pre-existing partnership with the Golden State Warriors. Warriors Gaming Squad will adapt a common traditional sports activation, giving fans the opportunity to receive free food from […]

T1 Valorant Invitational — All the Details

The T1 $25,000 looks set to be the most competitive Valorant esports events we’ve seen thus far. With Valorant still in the early stages of its closed beta, the hunger from the community to have tournaments has already been enormous. With ranked mode now live in Valorant, and tournaments dropping each week, it seems like […]

Valve builds memorial statues in TF2 to honor Soldier voice actor, Rick May

A good gesture by valve to honor rick and immortalize his contribution to the game. The post Valve builds memorial statues in TF2 to honor Soldier voice actor, Rick May appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Garena Free Fire Champions Cup (FFCC) 2020 Cancelled

The Free Fire Championship Cup scheduled to for 2020 have now been cancelled, Garena announced in a press note. The situation arose possibly after governments all across the globe are struggling to battle with this global pandemic which has affected millions. We are disappointed to announce the cancellation of Free Fire Champions Cup 2020, […]

April Investment Recap: Capital for Live Streaming, Esports Startups Investments Slump

April marks the third of four months this year, in which The Esports Observer tracked less than ten investments disclosed during the month. In April, esports relevant companies disclosed $712.1M USD raised in investments. This brings the total sum of disclosed investments in 2020 to $873.74M. The low number of investments highlights the issue of […]

Global Esports Federation announces partnership with Commonwealth Games

The Global Esports Federation has been announced in Commonwealth Games federation’s “exploratory partnership.” In the agreement, the Federation must work together on Transformation 2022 regions, the Commonwealth Sports Movement’s strategic strategy. In particular, initially, they would work together to evaluate and grow ‘sustainable esports resources’ that could support the commonwealth on sport circumstances, policies and […]

Esports Athlete’s chair auctioned at $5.9K for charity: Messi, Rooney’s merch together raises $7K

The gaming chair used by professional Dota 2 player JerAx was auctioned off at a website, raising more money than the signed jerseys of soccer stars Lionel Messi and Wayne Rooney. The post Esports Athlete’s chair auctioned at $5.9K for charity: Messi, Rooney’s merch together raises $7K appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

RPG Game Inspired By Breaking Bad Set For Release in this Month

Game titled as “Family Man” which is inspired by the famous TV series “Breaking Bad” is set for release in the month of May. However, players can now try the demo version of the game. The post RPG Game Inspired By Breaking Bad Set For Release in this Month appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More […]

Valorant team deathmatch mode files leaked

Game files hinting towards a new “TDM” mode for VALORANT was leaked on the internet today. The post Valorant team deathmatch mode files leaked appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Rockstar is giving ingame money up to $500,000 for free to GTA online players

For the second month in a row, Rockstar has decided to give away free in-game money to GTA online players to keep them engaged in the game and to have more fun while playing from home. The post Rockstar is giving ingame money up to $500,000 for free to GTA online players appeared first on […]

Noblechairs announces partnership with Team Heretics

Team Heretics has collaborated with the company Noblechairs, one of the leading producers of gaming chairs. Team Heretics’ players and employees will be able to use their gaming chairs due to the deal. Team Heretics has its own branded head and lumbar chair support that can be bought from their online store. Last month, the […]

More Indians are betting on online games amid Coronavirus Lockdown

As India prepares measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus, the public stranded at home have moved towards betting money on online games. Since the announcement of the first National Lockdown, several gaming platforms have seen a sharp rise in the number of customers looking to pass boredom by betting money on games such as […]

In a conversation with a CSGO cheats provider

Its past eight weeks of total lockdown with no hope for a vaccines of COVID-19, I’m not sure what the future would look like, our freedom will be dependent on this. Although, the only thing I like about this period is the game time we’re getting. The time to explore a lot of stuffs including […]

Video showing FaZe Dubs cheating in Cash Cup finals surfaces

Dubs has managed to get himself in the midst of yet another controversy which can potentially cost him a ban. The post Video showing FaZe Dubs cheating in Cash Cup finals surfaces appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Vitality upset Fnatic in ESL One Road to Rio

The ESL One Road to Rio had an exciting game this evening as Fnatic the current #1 team in the world faced Vitality in a best of 3 series. Fnatic have not really been in their best of their form lately and have been facing difficulties to win matches since their rank update. Vitality are […]

Upto 10 Years Jail Term For 5 Men Involved in CSGO Match Fixing in Australia

Five Australian men are facing charges after being arrested in 2019 over alleged match-fixing in ESEA MDL. The post Upto 10 Years Jail Term For 5 Men Involved in CSGO Match Fixing in Australia appeared first on TalkEsport. Read More

Dota 2: Patch 7.26c – Talent Changes

Here’s everything that’s new in the latest Dota 2 patch. Another day, another Dota 2 update. Valve has released several updates in the last couple of weeks and 7.26c is the latest one. Similar to the previous small 7.26 updates, this one doesn’t really bring any major changes. However, it does bring a lot of […]

Was Franchising the Right Move for Call of Duty Esports?

As we approach the midpoint of the season, we take a look at franchising; and if it was the right decision for the Call of Duty League. On October 9, 2019 the Call of Duty League was officially announced. This revealed the 12 locations that would have teams, and marked the start of the change […]

New Dota 2 patch 7.26c released, brings several talent changes to heroes

Almost every hero in the game had their talent tree reworked. Read More

Why Counter strike 1.6 ain’t showing signs of dying and here’s why

Though this modern gaming world has much to showcase in their offerings, Counter Strike 1.6 has won many hearts and it won’t stop doing the same. Read More

forZe eSports is Establishing School for CSGO Aspirants

Russia’s forZe eSports has established an online school for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players to nurture them & develop their skillset to compete at the top. Read More

Fortnite: Evidence Surfaces of FaZe Dubs Allegedly Teaming in Cash Cup Finals

One of FaZe Clan’s youngest Fortnite stars is in even more hot water after cheating allegations surfaced. Fortnite has had a bad run of late with alleged cheaters. The most infamous incident of recent memory took place during the Chapter 2 Season 2 Fortnite Champion Series. Two separate duos received bans for teaming in week […]

Vanguard blocks access of CPU clocks and temperatures of Valorant players

“I can’t access my files even when I’m not playing Valorant.” Read More

New Glitch Allows Call of Duty League Pros to Bypass Respawn Delay

The Call of Duty League ruleset enforces a respawn delay, but pros seem to have found a way around this. The Call of Duty League modes enforce a respawn delay, 2.5s in hardpoint and 5s in domination, this helps to slow the game down and make it less ‘run & gun’ which Call of Duty […]

Is Dr. Disrespect Fueling Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories on his Stream?

Dr. Disrespect and controversies – Name a better pair, we’ll wait. Read More

Overwatch: Paris Eternal Welcome Flex Support Fielder

Paris Eternal announced the signing of Joon “Fielder” Kwon. Paris Eternal has officially signed Joon “Fielder” Kwon to play as a flex support. He previously played with the Korean Contenders team GC Busan Wave. This new hire comes a few hours after the transfer from Paris formal main support, Harrison “Kruise” Pond, to Toronto Defiant. […]

Fortnite World cup cancelled and moves to online tournament

Epic Games announced the cancellation, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, of the Fortnite World Cup scheduled for July 2020. Furthermore, the rest of the calendar year all competitions move online. This covers Fortnite Cash Cups, the Champions Series of Fortnite and all third party events. Last summer, the Fortnite World Cup made media headlines, […]