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7Sports Acquires eSports.com Following Insolvency of Joint Venture Partner | The Esports Observer

ProSiebenSat.1 Media subsidiary 7Sports announced the acquisition of eSports.com platform parent eSports GSA. Financial details were not disclosed. The acquisition follows the insolvency of 7Sports’ previous eSports GSA joint venture partner and eSports.com founder, eSports.com AG. 7Sports is planning to launch its own esports leagues and tournaments in collaboration with strategic partners. Yesterday, the German […]

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Criticism Mounts Following Blizzard’s Hearthstone/Hong Kong Suspension Situation | The Esports Observer

Blizzard Entertainment continues to receive criticism after suspending pro Hearthstone player Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai and taking away his season earnings for comments made in favor of Hong Kong’s liberation from China. Politicians, other game developers, and a popular Hearthstone commentator have rebuked Blizzard’s decision. A Blizzard spokesperson said the company is “assessing the situation.” […]

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