Category Archives: Organisers and Developers

PES World League 2019 final preview

This weekend the home of Arsenal FC will play host to the PES World League Finals. After a gruelling season of qualifiers, pro PES players from across the globe will return to the Emirates Stadium to compete in two tournaments on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June. Jamie Wootton takes a closer look in this…
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UK misses out on League of Legends Worlds 2019

Riot Games has confirmed the European countries hosting the 2019 League of Legends World Championship (Worlds), and the UK is not among them. Germany, Spain and France will play host to Worlds this year. Specifically, Berlin will host the play-in stage at the LEC studio between October 2nd and 8th, and the group stage at the…
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Riot Bolton departs Riot UK

UPDATE: Some of the initial information below about Mo leaving was based off a single Linkedin post and doesn't tell the full story. We'll have an update on this soon.   Original article (published June 17th): There's been some changes at Riot UK, as one senior member has left and another has taken on a new…
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Natus Vincere acquires MnM Gaming’s Rainbow 6 roster

MnM Gaming’s Rainbow 6 Siege roster has been transferred to Natus Vincere. When the Tenth Season of ESL Pro League starts, the roster will compete under the Na’VI banner. This comes after Na'Vi announced they dropped their German roster after their relegation to Challenger League. We announce the transfer of our Rainbow 6 team to…
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A League of Legends mobile game is rumoured to be in development

A mobile version of League of Legends is in the works, according to 'sources with knowledge of the matter'. Reuters is the news provider that broke the story, which states that Riot Games is working with its owner Tencent Holdings on building the game. The report claims that relations between Riot and Tencent have been…
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ESL to host Asphalt Esports Series finals at Gamescom, is open to UK players

Publisher Gameloft has announced the Asphalt Esports Series, a new mobile esports tournament for racing game Asphalt 9: Legends. Gameloft has partnered with tournament provider ESL, Porsche and smartphone brand Black Shark, which will be the official gaming device of the tournament’s first edition. The Asphalt Esports Series will culminate with a grand finale at Gamescom…
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NUEL Live 2019 university esports finals recap

Earlier this month, NUEL Live 2019 took place at London's Red Bull Gaming Sphere, an event that brought together a community of university gamers to showcase the spring season finals. The NUEL sent Esports News UK a handy release recapping the event. The NUEL Live 2019 finals included CSGO, Overwatch, Hearthstone and League of Legends…
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