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TBS to Air ELEAGUE Mortal Kombat 11 Tournament from RTX Austin | The Esports Observer

“ELEAGUE x MK11 Arena at RTX Austin presented by AT&T Fiber” will be broadcast on TBS this Friday. The Mortal Kombat 11 tournament was recorded in July at Rooster Teeth’s annual RTX Austin fan convention. This is the first time that a Mortal Kombat 11 esports competition has been featured on linear television. Television network […]


Developer Manticore Games Raises $30M Series B Investment for Online Game Creator Platform  | The Esports Observer

California-based developer Manticore Games secured $30M USD funding in a Series B investment for its upcoming product, an online game creator platform. The financing was raised from returning investors from Manticore’s Series A in 2017, Benchmark, BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, Correlation Ventures, and SV Angel, in addition to new investors M Ventures, Arrive, Sapphire Sport, and […]


Chengdu to Host First Major of Dota 2 Season, Esports Included in Conference Co-Hosted by China and Malaysia | The Esports Observer

Last week, the biggest development in China’s esports industry happened in the city of Chengdu. Not only was the first Dota 2 Major announced to take place in the city, but a set of exclusive League of Legends Pro League (LPL) team “theatre-masks” were projected on the New Century Global Centre—the single largest building in […]


OpTic Gaming Adds Eric ‘Muddawg’ Sanders as Call of Duty General Manager | The Esports Observer

Former 100 Thieves Head of Esports Eric “Muddawg” Sanders has been named OpTic Gaming’s Call of Duty general manager. OpTic Gaming owns a Los Angeles franchise spot in next year’s geolocated Call of Duty Global League. Longtime OpTic Gaming CEO Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez recently departed to become co-CEO of NRG Esports and oversee its Global […]