Opinion: Is Microsoft’s shock $68bn buyout of Activision Blizzard good news for esports and gamers, or a match made in hell?

Microsoft’s $68.7bn acquisition of Activision Blizzard announced today can offer a fresh start for the beleaguered publisher, as […]

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January 18, 2022
Microsoft Excel… esports? UK to take part in ‘Financial Modeling World Cup’

There’s been an ongoing joke over the years that UK esports organisation Excel Esports shares its name with […]

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June 6, 2021
Ninja hosts Fortnite tournament at Microsoft’s London store

Streaming celebrity Richard Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins was the face of a Fortnite tournament in London. He hosted the […]

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November 25, 2019
All games will be required to disclose loot box rates on consoles, Rocket League ditches in-game crates

Loot boxes have dominated many headlines in the video game world this year – and are continuing to […]

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August 9, 2019
You can now support Esports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on […]

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July 17, 2016
Preview: Halo World Championship 2016 Gfinity UK finals

New eSports News UK writer Henry Millman takes a look at the Halo UK finals taking place this […]

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January 12, 2016
Xbox One: 12 reasons why you shouldn't get carried away by PS4 hype

It’s fair to say PlayStation 4 captured gamers’ hearts and minds at E3 2013 last week with its […]

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June 15, 2013
Forza 3 vs. real life

Driving games are zooming closer to realism with each passing year – but just how accurate are they […]

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December 8, 2009