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2020 LCS Spring Finals to be Held in Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas | The Esports Observer

The 2020 LCS Spring Finals will be held at The Star in Frisco, Texas from April 18-19. One of the reasons for the decision to choose The Star was player and fan demand, according to Riot Games. Last year’s Summer Split Finals saw $5.44M USD contributed to the host city of Detroit. Riot Games has […]


Activision Blizzard and Google Enter Into Multi-Year Strategic Relationship | The Esports Observer

YouTube will be the exclusive streaming partner of the Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, Hearthstone esports, and more. Google Cloud will be the preferred provider for Activision Blizzard Game Hosting. This deal replaces the now expired exclusive streaming deal Activision Blizzard has with overwatchTwitch in regards to its Overwatch League. In an announcement just […]


Dignitas and Verizon Partner to Open 5G Esports Training Facility | The Esports Observer

Dignitas and Verizon have partnered, opening the nation’s first 5G esports training facility. The 5,500-square-foot training facility will serve as Dignitas’ west coast headquarters and League of Legends training center.  The partnership will take a look at how the two can enhance player performance, improve recovery, and enable players to connect with fans. Los Angeles […]


Beasley Media Group Appoints New COO at Outlaws Parent Beasley Esports | The Esports Observer

Beasley Media Group, which recently acquired Overwatch League franchise Houston Outlaws, has announced the promotion of Lori Burgess to the newly-created position of chief operating officer at Beasley Esports. Burgess will oversee day-to-day operations of Beasley’s esports business. Most recently, Burgess served as chief digital content officer for Beasley Media Group. She has over 20 […]