Dota 2: Biggest Changes In Update 7.29b

Huskar and Phantom Lancer took the hardest hits from IceFrog’s nerf hammer. After every major update, we need balancing patches to put things in proper place and make the game much more polished. The 7.29b is the big follow-up to 7.29 which introduced a plethora of changes to games. The balancing patch focuses majorly on hero changes, including nerfs and […]

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Immortals Gaming Club Expands Betway Deal to MIBR Women’s CS:GO Team – The Esports Observer

Betway has expanded its established partnership with Immortals Gaming Club to now include the Brazilian women’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster which competes under the MIBR banner. The company has been a partner of the pro MIBR team for four years. IGC signed the women’s team in January, adding another organization to the growing list of teams fielding women’s rosters. Activation […]

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OFFSET Esports partners with devolo for CS:GO bootcamp – Esports Insider

Portuguese esports organisation OFFSET Esports has partnered with communication device company devolo. As a result of the partnership, devolo will sponsor OFFSET’s first CS:GO bootcamp of the year in Braga.  RELATED: OFFSET Esports partners with noblechairs Nuno Silva, Country Manager at devolo Portugal, commented: “The path to victory in esports is made with high-quality internet, which is why devolo decided […]

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Relog Media unveils Home Sweet Home Masters with $250,000 prize pool – Esports Insider

Tournament organiser Relog Media has announced the Home Sweet Home Masters, the company’s biggest CS:GO event to date. The competition, which is expected to take place in February 2022, will include a $250,000 (~£181,782) prize pool and features all of this year’s Home Sweet Home series victors.  RELATED: Pinnacle partners with Trustly and Relog Media to launch $100,000 CS:GO tournament […]

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CS:GO: Michu In, Tarik Out Of Evil Geniuses’ Starting Lineup

Evil Geniuses makes changes in its lineup in hopes of recovering its winning ways. Tarik “⁠tarik⁠” Celik has decided to place himself on the bench of Evil Geniuses CS:GO squad. “By no means do I think I was playing well throughout the hardships,” the 25-year old American said, speaking about the team’s recent lackluster performances, “but I believe that even […]

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G2 Esports and Acend knocked out of Challengers 2

G2 Esports and Acend were eliminated from the VALORANT Champions Tour Challengers 2 event. The two squads were defeated in the best-of-one bracket and are no longer in contention for Masters 2 in Iceland. G2 fell 0-2 against Fnatic and Acend lost a tight two games to Team Vitality. Acend, the winners of the European Masters 1 tournament, were eliminated […]

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VAC banned players can now compete in Valve sponsored events

Valve has released new Regional Major Rankings rules today, April 15, that allow VAC banned players to return to Valve sponsored events five years after their ban. The Valve Anti-Cheat ban will still be in place on the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players account, but the players themselves can compete. The ban will remain in place until the five year mark […]

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2021 Call of Duty Mobile World Championship Announced

Activision announces a $2 million prize pool while revealing details of the tournament. An amazing opportunity has been announced for Call of Duty fans by Activision. They have officially revealed that they’re bringing back the Call of Duty Mobile World Championship, presented by Sony, which starts on June 3. A total prize pool of $2 million (USD) has also been […]

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Esports Organization RSG Secures $1M Investment from FrontSight Capital – The Esports Observer

Singapore-based Southeast Asian gaming and esports organization RSG announced that it has secured a $1M USD investment from the Tembusu Partners managed esports private equity fund FrontSight Capital Fund. The investment into RSG is FrontSight’s first of up to 10 planned investments into Southeast Asian esports teams and companies of $1M to $2M each.  The organization revealed that it intends to use the investment proceeds “to support RSG’s mission to engage the youth audience through […]

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MADMONQ Raises $600K Seed Round – The Esports Observer

Czech esports supplement startup MADMONQ announced that it has raised a €500K EUR ($598K USD) seed financing round from investors, including poker player and esports professional Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier, Twitch streamer Lex Veldhuis; content creator Radek “sterakdary” Starý, Lukáš “lastgameblitz” Křítek, Vojta Roček, and AdRock Ventures.  MADMONQ revealed that it intends to use the funding “to raise awareness around the need to prioritize health in gaming, new product development, scaling the team, […]

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