100 Thieves closes a $35M USD Series B funding round, DouYu’s U.S. IPO quadruples that of rival platform Huya, and the Overwatch League sets its home market plan for 2020. Missed any of the biggest esports business news last week? The TEO Monday Morning Briefing recaps the top headlines from the last seven days! 100… […]

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With a new stage comes new changes, but Stage 4 of Season 2 will introduce some of the biggest changes we’ve seen to the game of Overwatch. Yesterday, Blizzard laid out the roadmap for Season 2’s Stage 4 of the Overwatch League. OWL Stage 4 Changes Role Lock After nearly an entire season dominated by […]

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The conclusion of Stage 3 saw Blizzard release the schedule for the 2020 season. Overwatch League Season 3 will not see any new teams, however, it will have a unique flavor to its schedule. All matches will feature the ‘home and away’ system, one that is instrumental to OWL’s success.  The Format for Season 3  […]

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The Washington Post has announced openings for two reporters and an editor to cover “the burgeoning videogaming industry and the world of esports,” according to a post on the company’s Tumblr page. Esports coverage on traditional media outlets has grown significantly since the launch of the Overwatch League  and the rise of Fortnite . The Post’s… […]

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ESL North America and AT&T announced a partnership extension this morning ahead of IEM Chicago. Tournament organizer ESL and telecommunications giant AT&T have extended their North American partnership this morning according to an official press release. The partnership will bring new experiences to ESL’s North American events, including Intel Extreme Masters Chicago, ESL One New […]

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According to a Tweet from Arran “Halo” Brown, the Overwatch League is going into a 2-2-2 role lock for Stage 4. The leak happened during an episode of Watchpoint that is supposed to air on July 18th. There had been rumors swirling as Fissure stated this would be the case after he retired. Additionally, Overwatch […]

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It’s been a busy day for OWL teams today, as several teams have made exchanges or trades in the past few hours. The Philidelphia Fusion, LA Gladiators and the Guangzhou Charge have all made roster moves today. The Philadelphia Fusion said farewell to main tank Fragi, as he leaves to join the Guangzhou Charge. Not […]

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“Revenue cures everything in the business world.”  Jon Taffer Last month’s buyout of Infinite Entertainment, by Immortals Gaming Club, created one of the world’s largest esports organizations. However, it also highlights prominent questions around esports-related business models. What is the current state of esports monetization?  To answer as much, let’s take a data-driven look at three key realities.   Competition for spend The video game […]

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Alongside the announcement that the OWL 2020 Season will be played as in individual cities, many teams have announced where their Homestands will take place. With the recent announcement of how the 2020 season of the Overwatch League will work, several teams have announced where they will host their Homestands. Vancouver Titans to Play in […]

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Esports organizations NRG is teasing what looks to be a brand overhaul set to be unveiled on July 22. NRG Esports teased what looks like a brand overhaul today on the team’s official Twitter account. a whole new nrg coming july 22nd 🙂https://t.co/2jOFMO0d0f — NRG Esports July 16, 2019 The link takes viewers to […]

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