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Interview with Ed Boon from 2019 Tempest Awards

The Week in Esports

05/13/21: FaZe Clan’s big hire; The International’s return trip; 100 Thieves snatches JBL renewal

  • Valve locked in plans at long last for Dota 2 crown jewel The International
  • CS:GO stalwarts ESL and BLAST revealed tweaks to this year’s key competitions
  • After 15 months of remote matches, including a vast majority of its inaugural season
  • In addition, Activision unleashed a new a semi-invitational event titled 'Call of Duty: Mobile Master 2021
  • 100 Thieves snatched an extension with JBL
  • HyperX re-signed Pokimane to a new deal
  • New premium CBD brand SummaForte locked in a partnership with Brax
  • e.l.f. Cosmetics became the first major beauty brand to launch a branded channel on Twitch
NBC Olympics is tapping Twitch to produce and deliver live content Enthusiast Gaming revealed plans to launch a subscription-based social network for gamers Allstar, a technology startup focused on democratizing gaming content, announced a partnership with TikTok Esports Technologies is adding Rocket League
  • Gen.G is moving its NBA 2K League
  • Hawks Talon Gaming announced the creation of their new Gaming House
  • E3 confirmed a slat of companies who will be showcasing their offerings at this year’s digital event
  • EA Play Live is making a return