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Welcome to the Latest, your weekly round-up of esports news and information centering around competitions, activations, platforms, and lifestyle. Content is brought to you by our own esports editors and writers from around the Access Intelligence collection of brands, including Cynopsis Esports, Event Marketer and Chief Marketer.

The Week in Esports

01/13/22: CDL responds to community concerns; Breaking down battle royale; Fnatic cleans up w/ L’Oréal

  • Valve pulled the plug on the first Dota 2 Major of 2022
  • January means that League of Legends esports are back in the fray
  • League of Legends European Championship Spring 2022 has its talent lineup locked and loaded
  • ESPN’s X Games are revving up for the Rocket League Championship Series to kick off the Winter Split
  • Fnatic locked in a partnership with L’Oréal Men Expert
  • Team Vitality continued its barrage of deals, capping the week with an announcement that the team was partnering with adidas
  • Oxygen Esports inked a deal with drinkware brand Ice Shaker
  • Global esports organization Gen.G and Mobil 1, the Official Motor Oil of the NBA, have teamed up
  • Twitter Gaming reports that Q4 2021 was the biggest quarter ever for gaming conversation
  • Panda Global locked in a new partnership with electronics retailer Adorama
  • Riot Games announced that LG UltraGear
  • The 24 Hours of Le Mas Virtual is expanding its roster
  • G2 Esports is getting into new waters
  • Take-Two Interactive Software added Zynga under its umbrella
  • The New York Islanders announced the launch of the Isles Gaming Team
  • Riot Game is reportedly investigating Team SoloMid founder and CEO, Andy Dinh