Tag Archives: esports

Microsoft’s Ben Payne is McLaren’s new esports director

Ben Payne has joined car company McLaren to help front its venture into the esports sector. He assumes the role of director of esports. He comes from Microsoft where he worked in third party marketing and events for Xbox and global campaigns for Windows. He has previously worked at Sega, …

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Gale Force Esports wins Rocket League season 4 World Championships, bagging $55,000

Gale Force Esports has lifted the trophy on the Rocket League season four World Championship, taking home the majority of the $150,000 prize pool. The team beat Method 4-3 to send them to the losers bracket, before beating them again in the grand final 4-0, a clean sweep that earnt …

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StarCraft 2 is going free-to-play

Blizzard’s hugely successful RTS title StarCraft 2 will become a free-to-play game later this month. From November 14th, all players will have access to the Wings of Liberty single player game for zero cost. Existing owners of Wings of Liberty will be able to claim the Hearts of the Swarm …

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Ultimo Hombre to make esports accessible for everyone with new Gamerdays events

A brand-new series of esports events are coming to the UK, courtesy of a partnership between newcomer organisation Ultimo Hombre and nightclub chain Deltic, the companies have announced. Founded by leading figures in both the gaming and urban events industries, Ultimo Hombre aims to make esports accessible for everyone, from …

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