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Adidas Partners With Team Heretics; Sells First Branded Kit During Gamergy

Adidas Partners With Team Heretics; Sells First Branded Kit During Gamergy

  • Adidas has entered into an official apparel partnership with Spanish esports organization Heretics.
  • Co-branded athletic clothing debuted for sale at Gamergy in Madrid June 21 and on the official Heretics website.
  • Heretics also named Logitech as a peripheral sponsor on June 18.

Spanish esports organization Team Heretics has announced a “long-term” partnership with sports apparel brand Adidas. Heretics revealed the partnership on Twitter, inviting fans to purchase the first co-branded “COD Champs” jerseys during Gamergy in Madrid June 21-23

Original article can be found on : esportsobserver.com

Valve Announces Dates for the International 2019 Qualifiers

Valve Announces Dates for the International 2019 Qualifiers

The International 2019 is shaping up to become the biggest esports tournament in history. The crowd-funded tournament has already reached nearly $19 million in the prize pool and looks set to reach $30 million very soon. For the Dota 2 esports scene, The International remains the fulcrum for the players and the organisations. It is a massive event overshadowing the entire scene. Valve decided to focus the entire professional circuit as a qualification system for The International. The tournament circuit comprises of Majors and Minors each of which acts as a stepping stone to The International.

Original article can be found on : esports-betting-tips.com

All News, Trailers, and Gameplay From the Microsoft Xbox Press Conference – E3 2019

All News, Trailers, and Gameplay From the Microsoft Xbox Press Conference – E3 2019

The Microsoft Xbox E3 2019 press conference kicked off on Sunday at 1pm PT, with tons of brand new trailers and announcements – including a highly anticipated rundown of what’s in store for Xbox’s upcoming next-gen console, Project Scarlett.

Besides hardware, there were also new game announcements like Elden Ring, new trailers for upcoming sequels like Halo Infinite, several release date reveals, and a few unexpected surprises. Below you’ll find a roundup of all the major news, trailers, and gameplay from Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference.

Original article can be found on : www.ign.com

ESPN Launches EXP Series with Apex Legends Events at ESPYS, X Games

ESPN Launches EXP Series with Apex Legends Events at ESPYS, X Games

  • ESPN has established an EXP brand for esports competitions held at its own events.
  • The company will host Apex Legends competitions at The 2019 ESPYS in Los Angeles and X Games Minneapolis.  
  • Both competitions will stream online and also be featured in tape-delayed highlight shows on ABC and ESPN’s linear networks.

ESPN today announced EXP, a new series of esports competitions to be held at the company’s own branded events. Electronic Arts’ battle royale game Apex Legends  will be the focus of two tournaments this summer.

The first, the EXP Pro-Am Apex Legends Exhibition, will be held alongside The 2019 ESPYS award show in Los Angeles on July 11. The competition will include celebrities, athletes, and influencers, according to a release, and fans can also enter for a chance to play by donating to an ESPN charity drive on eBay that begins on June 12.

The second competition is the EXP Invitational – Apex Legends at X Games Minneapolis, which takes place between August 1-4 at the extreme sports festival at U.S. Bank Stadium. That competition will bring in some of the world’s top Apex Legends players, and is the only esports event at this year’s X Games.

Original article can be found on : esportsobserver.com

The most popular streamers of May

The most popular streamers of May

In May, the ranks of some of the well-known users have gone through a slight readjustment. This has happened due to a number of reasons – such as the sudden announcement of the classic World of Warcraft version beta testing. As a result, this has allowed two of the most popular streamers of the respective section to enter the top 5 most popular streamers of the platform. The breakthrough of dota2ruhub can also be noted, but we will talk about this in another article.

Original article can be found on escharts.com

Cloud9 and Microsoft enter technology and analytics partnership

Cloud9 and Microsoft enter technology and analytics partnership

North American esports organisation Cloud9 has appointed Microsoft as its official technology and performance analytics partner.

The multi-year partnership will see the two parties work together to “develop new tools and technologies” that allows Cloud9’s players to uncover insights across a number of titles.

Jack Etienne, CEO and Owner of Cloud9 commented on the partnership in a release: “As our organization looks at reaching new heights this year and next, we are incredibly excited to use the power of Microsoft technology to help get us there. At Cloud9, we are all about giving players the tools they need to succeed, and with Microsoft leading the way for us, we’re going to have the competitive edge.”

Microsoft is now a partner of all of Cloud9’s teams, including its LCS franchise. The organisation fields teams in Apex Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, Hearthstone, League of Legends, PUBG, Rainbow 6 Siege, Rocket League, and World of Warcraft.

Original article can be found on : esportsinsider.com