Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below.
On this week’s ESI Digest we cover, Roc Nation Sports and GameSquare’s esports partnership, Mobalytics naming LS and Nemesis as co-owners, FaZe Clan securing an investment from Cox Enterprises, T1 launching a new esports academy, and ESL Gaming’s deal with Raid: Shadow Legends developer Plarium
This edition of the ESI Digest is in partnership with Nuvei.
Management and sports agency Roc Nation Sports has partnered with Gaming Community Network (GCN) to create ‘gaming solutions’ for athletes.
GCN, which is part of GameSquare Esports’s group of companies, will collaborate with Roc Nations Sports on athlete-centric strategies. This includes esports tournaments, gaming content production, and live streaming events.
California-based esports analytics platform Mobalytics has welcomed content creators Nick ‘LS’ DeCesare and Tim ‘Nemesis’ Lipovšek as co-owners.
DeCesare and Lipovšek will reportedly contribute to the design and development of the platform’s new tools and features designed for high-ranked players and professional teams.
North American esports organisation Faze Clan has announced a strategic investment from media conglomerate Cox Enterprises.
According to the release, the investment deepens the existing partnership between the two entities. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.
South Korean organisation T1 Entertainment and Sport has announced the creation of an esports academy, the T1 Esports Academy (TEA).
The academy, which launches in Seoul in early September, will initially offer courses for League of Legends. The organisation has also announced its intention to expand the academy into other titles.
Tournament organiser ESL Gaming has announced a partnership with Israeli mobile video game developer Plarium.
Plarium will integrate Raid: Shadow Legends and Mech Arena: Robot Showdown into the league alongside a new, yet-to-be-announced title.
ESI Digest, in partnership with Nuvei, is part of the ESI Podcast Network, a collection of podcasts encompassing the esports industry. For deep dives into the major areas of esports with subject matter experts, check out ESI Focus. For conversations with key personnel and major stakeholders in esports, ESI Insight is the series for you.
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