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Why Palm Beach County Incentivized a $1.3M Esports Facility for Misfits | The Esports Observer

For some time, Misfits Gaming Group has found itself split between operations on multiple fronts. While the esports organization will inevitably keep a core base in Europe for its League of Legends team, in 2021 it will consolidate its North American presence to a new, $1.3M USD headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida.  While team facilities […]


Washington Justice Partners With PenFed Credit Union Inaugural Homestand Weekend  | The Esports Observer

Today Overwatch League team Washington Justice announced that it has partnered with PenFed Credit Union for the 2020 Season. As part of the deal PenFed will be the presenting partner of Washington’s Inaugural Homestand Weekend on Feb. 22-23. “PenFes is excited to help make The Washington Justice inaugural homestand a landmark event within a city […]


CORSAIR to Sponsor Rainbow Six Pro League and Major Tournaments  | The Esports Observer

Gaming hardware brand CORSAIR will sponsor the Rainbow Six Pro League, along with major tournaments the Six Invitational and Six Major. CORSAIR already sponsors multiple Rainbow Six Siege competitors and will work with Ubisoft to design hardware specially designed for the game. A five-year-old game in a 22-year-old gaming franchise, Rainbow Six Siege esports is […]


Another Esports Federation Forms, But What if the Industry is Ungovernable? | The Esports Observer

Last December, the leading members of the Olympic movement pressed on with the growing topic of esports and video gaming. As part of its declaration, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) encouraged sports federations to “consider how to govern electronic and virtual forms of their sport,” and to “explore opportunities with game publishers.” Ten days later, […]