The Weekly esports news

The Weekly esports news

Quote of the week:

 


If a player loves a character, even though it might not be the best match against another character, there’s an affinity and comfort [to these characters]. It’s amazing how much emotional connection these professional players have.
— Ed Boon: NetherRealm Studios director (and Mortal Kombat co-creator)

Photo by: Invision Community

Photo by: Invision Community

The Esports Industry Awards 2017

The second year of the Esports Industry Awards took place in London on November 13th. Honoring those whom highlighted the industry in 2017 esports so vividly. The award-show aims to cover as much of the esports community as possible with awards for players, teams broadcasters and businesses. Giving a good overview of the many people it takes to make this industry continue to grow. 


Photo by: IGN.com

Photo by: IGN.com

Rocket League is out on Nintendo Switch

The popular car/soccer crossover game Rocket League is now available on Nintendo Switch worldwide. The company revealed the exciting news at Nintendo’s E3 presentation earlier this year. The game comes equipped with cars from your favorite characters including Mario and Luigi, your skills will just have to prove worthy enough to unlock them. The addition will excite many fans ready to move from their PC or Xbox One into the world of the Nintendo Switch. 


Photo by: TSBGamers

Photo by: TSBGamers

Trust Factor algorithm added to CS:GO matchmaking

Matchmaking in competitions has proven difficult for many years. CS:GO is continually fighting to find the right formula to make it fair for all involved. Recently the game released the Trust Factor algorithm, which tracks player’s habits. The algorithm is said to look at Stem account behavior, in-game cheating reports and time spent on other Steam games. The goal is to reward dedicated ranked players. The system will continually be updated, but many are hoping this will help the current system used. 


Photo by: ArtStation

Photo by: ArtStation

The Future of Esports Rests in Superman's Hands

The world of esports is growing before our eyes, but some are now saying the true future lies in the hands of the one so many have looked to for help for many years. Superman the character known for saving the world many times over now must fly in to aid esports. The market is full of popular games such as League of Legends where new esports fans are sometimes lost in the confusion. ELEAGUE’s Injustice 2 brings familiar faces to the screen with simple 1v1 battles, with the hopes of making esports a little less complicated to a newer fan base. 


Have an overview which events will take place in the next few weeks with our esports calendar below:

Click on each event to get more information about it such as price money, location and more!

The Weekly esports news

The Weekly esports news

The Weekly esports news

The Weekly esports news