Esports Weekly (24/10/22)

Newsroom Oct 24, 2022

Has Esports taken a sudden U-turn in Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games? Is Virtual Reality becoming more than just a virtual world? Want to know what are we talking about? Read this issue to know all about it!

You can read about all the current happenings around the globe in the Esports Industry through our newsletter. Therefore, We present to you Issue twenty-eight of ‘Esports Weekly’.

Best Reads

Here are some of the best reads that you might find interesting from this week’s collection:

All Rocket League collabs you need to know about!

All Rocket League collabs you need to know about!
Suffice it to say, Rocket League has experienced no shortage of incredible branding crossovers. Rocket League has done some of the most highly-rated collaborations in the Esports industry. In this blog, we’ll be talking about some of these most famous collaborations! Rocket League Psyonix created…

Suffice it to say, Rocket League has experienced no shortage of incredible branding crossovers. Rocket League has done some of the most highly-rated collaborations in the Esports industry. In this blog, we'll be talking about some of these most famous collaborations!

You Cannot Miss These Amazing Dota 2 Collabs!

You Cannot Miss These Amazing Dota 2 Collabs!!
Dota 2 Dota 2 is a 2013 multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game developed and published by Valve. The game is a sequel to Defense of the Ancients (DotA), which was a community-created mod for Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos. Dota 2 is played in matches between

Games gain popularity not just with sales numbers but also with a few other factors such as collaborations. Dota did some amazing collaborations in the past few years. Read this blog to know more!

The Problem with Women in Esports

The Problem with Women in Esports
Although almost half of the gamers worldwide are female, few women are on the professional Esports scene. Overview: * Esports competitions are often available to both genders; males predominate in the professional Esports sector. * No research I could locate anywhere indicated that women do wors…

Esports competitions are often available to both genders; males predominate in the professional Esports sector. Read this blog to know what problems are faced by Women in the Esports industry!

Latest Esports updates

Smelling in a VR World is Now Possible!

Smelling in a VR World is Now Possible!
The virtual reality world is about to become more significant with new gaming technology that allows people to smell. Overview: * An interdisciplinary research team from Stockholm University and Malmo University has developed a fragrance machine that a gaming computer can control. * The ability…

The virtual reality world is about to become more significant with new gaming technology that allows people to smell. Read all about it in this blog!

Commonwealth Games makes mystery Esports U-turn!

Commonwealth Games makes mystery Esports U-turn!
Despite a successful test event for competitive gaming at the 2022 Games, organisers reject it for 2026. Overview: * Competitive games will be a non-medal event at the 2026 Commonwealth Games after a surprise U-turn. * Esports will not feature in the 2026 Commonwealth Games, which will be held i…

A shock to the gaming industry because despite a successful test event for competitive gaming at the 2022 Games, organisers reject it for 2026. Read this blog to know the reasons behind it!

Esports, Drone Racing May Go Official at Texas Schools

Esports, Drone Racing May Go Official at Texas Schools
Esports and drone racing proponents have formally asked the University Interscholastic League to recognize these activities in Texas high schools. Overview: * A proposal for authorized exports was initially discussed by UIL in 2019, then revisited in 2021. * The Texas Scholastic Esports Foundati…

Esports and drone racing proponents have formally asked the University Interscholastic League to recognize these activities in Texas high schools. Read this blog to know more about it!

New Series Alert!

In a special series that started this week, we prepared and answered some of the most frequently asked questions related to Esports. You can give these blogs a read and get to know some interesting facts.

Why do Players Leave Esports so Early?

Why do Players Leave Esports so Early?
With an average retirement age of 25, Esports seems unsustainable and leaves players wondering what they can do following such a short gaming career. Overview: * Esports players typically sign pro contracts when they are 17 and out of the pro scene just a few years later. * Professional players…

Top female Esports players in the past 5 years!

Top female Esports players in the past 5 years!
Sasha ‘Scarlett’ Hostyn is currently the highest-earning female Esports player with $393,528.19. Overview: * Scarlett Hostyn is the first woman in history to win a Starcraft major. * The highest-paid pro gamer girls dominate the current world of Esports and how much they earn. Natural dispariti…

Well, that was all for this week. We hope that you got to learn something from this issue of our newsletter.

Until next time,

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