UK Rainbow Six personalities criticise 2022 Six Invitational for having no live audience: ‘This event isn’t just about esports, it’s for the whole community to get together’

From big tournaments to the PGL CSGO Major to smaller UK gatherings like Epic.LAN (34), live audiences are […]

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November 14, 2021
Britain has one of the highest proportion of female viewers of gaming streams in the world, finds new report

Britain has one of the highest proportion of female followers of streamers, YouTubers and gaming influencers in the […]

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November 12, 2021
Spain’s Spring 2021 League of Legends Superliga achieves highest viewer numbers in the tournament’s history

The League of Legends Superliga, the official Riot Games competition organized by LVP (Mediapro Group) in Spain, closed […]

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March 31, 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
With spectators returning to some live sports events in the UK, when will esports follow suit? We ask epic.LAN, ESL UK and Gfinity

Fans of sport have recently been able to attend live events, such as football matches, in a much […]

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December 11, 2020
Korean League of Legends LCK finals play out in Seoul’s empty LoL Park stadium with cardboard cutouts of fans and staff in the stands

T1 Entertainment & Sports (T1) won their ninth League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) championship on the weekend, […]

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April 26, 2020
Worlds 2019 breaks League of Legends viewership records

Riot Games has announced record-breaking viewership for the 2019 League of Legends World Championship, making it the most-watched […]

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December 21, 2019
1.2m adults in Britain watch esports, according to new research by Kantar

The number of adults in Britain who say they watch esports and other competitive gaming events has risen […]

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November 9, 2019
ESL One Birmingham sets record for best viewership of any ESL One Dota 2 event to date

ESL One Birmingham returned to the UK for a second year in a row and witnessed record-breaking viewership numbers, […]

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June 23, 2019
BAFTA explains why there's no esports award for 2018F

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced the Games Awards categories and nominees earlier today, […]

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March 15, 2018
Clash Royale wins BAFTA AMD Esports Audience Award, Overwatch & Rocket League also honoured

Clash Royale has been named the winner of the AMD Esports Audience Award at the 2017 British Academy Games […]

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April 7, 2017
Manchester City are missing the point of eSports

eSports News UK editor Dominic Sacco shares his opinion on Manchester City signing their first FIFA eSports player. Something […]

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July 6, 2016