The Weekly esports news
The Portuguese Football Federation Joins Esports World
The Portuguese Football Federation FPF has started their own FIFA esports league. Supported by many big name companies such as Allianz, HP and Red Bull, the FPF plans to take on the esports industry head first.
THE NBA IS NOT HEADING TO CHINA
Rumors have been floating about the NBA (National Basketball Association) expanding its esports reach to China. Spokesperson from the association say this is not the case and that the NBA will “remain solely focused on the 2018 launch of previously announced NBA 2K esports league.”
Could Las Vegas be the esports capital of North America?
Las Vegas now has its eyes set on becoming themain home for esports in North America. The fabulous city sees the potential lying within the esports industry and now wishes to use it as a way to draw in younger crowds into the tourist based population. The steps started a few years ago in 2015, when the downtown Grand began hosting esports tournament.
ELeague to host Injustice 2 World Championship in October
Atlanta will be home to the first ever 16-person Injustice 2 World Championship on October 21st at the G-FUEL ELeague Arena. The tournament hosted by Turner Sports and WME/IMG’s ELeague, entices gamers with a $250,000 prize.