MTG’s ESL and DreamHack launches ESL Pro Tour in 2020

Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG) has announced the launch of the global CS:GO competition circuit ESL Pro Tour. The forming of the new global esports tour is an important step to professionalize the global esports industry and therethrough increase…

HUYA acquire a minority stake in MTG’s portfolio company ESL

Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG) has announced that they are entering into a binding term sheet and the forming of a strategic joint venture as part of a transaction that allows HUYA Inc. to acquire a minority stake in…

The Hype Surrounding eSports – What About MMOs?

The world’s largest eSports company, ESL, just announced that for the first seven months of this year, their viewer numbers rose by 90%. In addition, the number of hours watched on the platform increased by 190% and the number of…

ESL announces 90 percent viewership growth for major esports tournaments

Modern Times Group MTG AB’s (MTG) portfolio company ESL, the world’s largest esport company, today announces significant growth across multiple metrics for major ESL tournaments in the first seven months of 2019. ESL – the world’s largest esports company and…

National Student Esports (NSE) and ESL Open doors to the esports industry

National Student Esports (NSE) and ESL have announced a long term partnership that focuses on enriching Higher Education student’s path to professional careers within the esports industry. ESL recognise that universities are home to the next generation of talent and,…

Heavy Metal Machines partner with ESL Play and launch the Metal League

The first Metal League begins this Saturday (9th) on the European Server of the free-to-play car combat PC MOBA Heavy Metal Machines. Players from everywhere are welcome to join and still have time to form their teams, use the competitive…

Liam ‘ThunderStruck’ McCarron is Crowned Winner of Red Bull Mobile Esports Open by ESL

Red Bull Mobile Esports Open (M.E.O) by ESL crowned British player Liam ‘ThunderStruck’ McCarron as the winner of the Clash Royale competition at the innovative new mobile tournament. The Grand Final saw ThunderStruck defeat Austrian player YYYY 4-3 in an…

ESL & Universal Music announces debut release and signing – ’The Chosen One’ from TheFatRat
Two months after announcing the groundbreaking partnership between the world’s largest esport company ESL and the world leader in music-based entertainment, Universal Music Group, the newly founded label Enter Records is proud to announce its first major signing and label…
XMA partners with ESL UK to promote Viglen Gaming systems

XMA and ESL UK have announced a new partnership – ESL UK will be providing consultancy, public relations services and social media management for XMA’s Viglen Gaming brand. Established back in the eighties, XMA is one of the largest IT…

The DRG Initiative game code giveaway

Slingshot Cartel is delighted to announce that competitive third-person shooter The DRG Initiative is now available to play for free on Steam through to Sunday July 1st. The free weekend coincides with the launch of The DRG Initiative’s official ESL…

The DRG Initiative launches its first ESL season with $3,000 in prizes

Futuristic third-person shooter The DRG Initiative is partnering with ESL for a series of public tournaments where thousands of dollars can be won by the best players. ESL, the world’s largest esports company, will hold Go4 cups for twelve weeks,…

ESL and PUBG to Present PGI 2018 EU Qualifiers

ESL, the world’s largest esports company are hosting up to 640 European teams as they battle in the biggest qualifying tournament for the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 (PGI 2018), the most epic PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds tournament to date—and for their share…

University of York to Pioneer Education in Esports Content Production

Esports – video games that are played competitively – are one of the fasted growing segments within the $116 billion games industry. Producing engaging and entertaining esports coverage creates an increasing demand for highly skilled workers with inter-disciplinary skills ranging…

ESL presents League of Legends European Masters 2018

ESL is set to run the new League of Legends European Masters tournament, launching April 2018. 26 team will be competing for a €150,000 prize pool with the matches broadcasted live in a multiple of languages. The first split of…

ESL and Intel Welcomed 169,000 Fans Across Two Weekends of World Class Esports in Katowice, Poland

3.4 Billion Minutes of Content Consumed Throughout ESL One Katowice 2018 and Intel® Extreme Masters Katowice 2018 Over $2 Million Dollars of Prize Money Distributed Through Competitions ESL, the world’s largest esports company, and Intel Corporation, one of the leading…