UK-based esports orgs and businesses raised a record £42m in funding in 2020 according to new report

Article contains affiliate link UK-based esports organisations, startups and scaleup companies raised £42m in 2020, making it a […]

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July 29, 2021
Williams board approves plan to invest millions of pounds in esports, expects to double number of dedicated esports staff year-on-year

British Formula One motor racing team Williams has spoken of its plans to invest heavily in esports over […]

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July 21, 2021
Blast win a trio of trophies at new UK-based esports business awards show GameFace

Esports tournament organiser Blast won a hat trick of trophies at the inaugural GameFace Awards ceremony last week, […]

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July 21, 2021
Top UK orgs including Excel, Fnatic, London Royal Ravens and more form UK Esports Team Committee: ‘The aim is to bring teams together to lift UK esports as a whole’

For transparency: Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco was hired on a freelance basis by British Esports to […]

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July 8, 2021
Esports News UK and Alpha Beta PC enter long-term partnership

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve teamed up with system builder Alpha Beta PC. Esports News UK has […]

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July 1, 2021
Esports Insider announces the return of its ESI Digital Summer 2021 conference and start-up investment competition The Clutch

B2B esports events and media company Esports Insider has announced the return of the ESI Digital Summer conference […]

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July 1, 2021
Course Corrections: What lessons can be learnt from Staffordshire University and the UK’s first esports degree?

Four years ago this month, Staffordshire University announced it had become the first UK university to offer a […]

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May 28, 2021
Revolution Esports reveals second of five esports hubs to open across the UK, also announces an esports music label

UK-based agency Revolution Esports is planning to open five different esports hubs across the UK. The hubs will […]

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March 22, 2021
UK consumers spent £45.6m on streaming donations, subscriptions and other gaming video content in 2020

Consumers spent a record amount in the UK video games market in 2020, according to Ukie’s new 2020 […]

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March 19, 2021
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park launches plan to create ‘world-class’ esports cluster

The area has attracted esports tournaments in the past, such as the Clash Royale Crown Championship at the […]

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March 11, 2021
‘Market uncertainty’ is resulting in fewer new esports sponsorship deals, according to 2021 Newzoo market report

Image: Excel Esports signed a landmark sponsorship deal with BT in 2020 Esports industry revenues are expected to […]

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March 10, 2021
Ubisoft announces its first Black Game Pros Mixer for the UK games industry

Ubisoft has today announced the first UK Black Game Pros Mixer to be held on Friday December 11th […]

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December 2, 2020