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The Week in Esports

01/21/21: LEC gets another dose of KitKat; Fortnite ups the ante; Duffy sparks eFuse expansion

  • Fortnite is increasing the stakes in 2021
  • Fortnite also revealed its largest sports partnership to-date
  • While we are upping the tally, the Call of Duty League will serve up $5 million in prize money
  • Riot Games announced that the 2021 VALORANT Champions Tour will launch in North America on Jan. 27
 
  • Fnatic locked in a multi-year partnership with snack brand Jack Link’s
  • Twitch Rivals is teaming up with Sams
  • Grubhub signed on as the official food delivery partner of the LCS
  • ESL Gaming and Mastercard renewed their partnership
  • G2 named adidas as the team’s newest partner and official sports apparel provider
  • CLG is teaming with Playfull
  • Detailing the Fortnite news above, FaZe Clan and Manchester City laid out a collaboration
  • The MAD Lions inked a new exclusive partnership with ESPAT
  • Game sales in the US shattered records in 2020
  • Allied Esports Entertainment announced the sale of World Poker Tour
  • PGL announced plans to host the next CSGO Major
  • Psyonix and ESPN’s X Games teamed up to celebrate the upcoming X Games