DreamHack Masters Spring 2020: BIG gewinnt Auftaktmatch – CS:GO

Nach der ESL One Road to Rio sind die DreamHack Masters Spring das nächste Event im CS:GO-Kalender. Das CS:GO-Team BIG konnte dabei die Auftaktpartie gewinnen. Am 19. Mai 2020 startete die DreamHack Masters Spring 2020. Während Teams wie Astralis, G2 Esports oder FaZe Clan zu den eingeladenen Teams gehören, konnte sich BIG durch die DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020 qualifizieren. Artikel: […]

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Der leise Abgang des Esport-Pioniers: Was macht eigentlich Quake? – Unkategorisiert

Quake war einst Esport-Pionier und Königsdisziplin zugleich. Trotzdem hört man heute fast nichts mehr von dem einst so bedeutsamen Titel. Grund genug für esports.com das Scheinwerferlicht nochmal in Richtung Strafejumping und Raketenwerfer zu richten und zu fragen: Was macht eigentlich Quake?  Während sich zum Launch der Closed-Beta durchschnittlich fast eine Million Zuschauer in Streams von Riots neuem Shooter Valorant tummeln, dümpelt Quake Champions mit durchschnittlich cirka 400 Zuschauern irgendwo um Platz 300 der meistgeschauten Spiele auf Twitch und scheint beinahe in […]

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Fnatic ranks #1 on CSGO world ranking, overtaking Astralis and Na’Vi

Swedish Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) giant Fnatic is now on top of HLTV’s CSGO world ranking. The team has jumped from #3 to #1, overtaking Aleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev and top-ranked Natus Vincere (Na’Vi), as well as Nicolai “device” Reedtz and Astralis. This is the first time in four years that Fnatic has reached the #1 spot on the updated-weekly CSGO world […]

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Nevada Approves CS:GO Rio Major Betting

With regular sports still suspended due to COVID, Nevada has approved more online betting for CS:GO’s Rio Major. Let’s say you’re a sports better. What do you do when there’s no football, hockey, soccer, baseball, or basketball games to bet on thanks to a global pandemic? You turn to esports, of course. Since you can play Counter-Strike from home, there’s […]

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SicK retires from CSGO to pursue a career in Valorant

Hunter “SicK” Mims has announced via Twitter that he is retiring from competitive CSGO (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) in order to pursue a career in Valorant. SicK is not the first CSGO player to do so. He is joining Braxton “swag” Pierce (among others) in the switch from CSGO to Valorant. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a […]

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CSGO surpasses Dota 2’s 4-year all-time concurrent player record

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) has shattered player records once more, this time by besting Dota 2‘s all-time high. Valve’s beloved bomb-defusal shooter has seen fantastic numbers throughout the last year. March 2020 saw over 1 million concurrent players, a feat never seen before in the game’s lifetime. Furthermore, at the time, CSGO was averaging just over 700,000 players a day. […]

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LoL, CoD, And CS:GO Generated 286 Million Hours On Twitch In March

As people are forced to stay home to help prevent the spread of Covid-19, video games have been seeing record numbers of players online in the past few weeks, and now the same is being reported for hours streamed. According to Golden Casino News, three top esports games hit a combined 286 million monthly hours viewed on Twitch for League […]

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