Tag: Esports

  • Fans Can Watch Formula E Racers Compete in Virtual Race Series

    Fans Can Watch Formula E Racers Compete in Virtual Race Series

    Formula E drivers have opted to resume competition virtually, mirroring similar moves from other motorsports organizations, including NASCAR. The electric-vehicle-only competition will continue with a nine-week online season called the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge. Fans will be able to watch streams of the season, which features 12 official teams and 24 drivers […]

  • Facebook Gaming’s New Feature Lets Players Set Up Tournaments

    Facebook Gaming’s New Feature Lets Players Set Up Tournaments

    Facebook Gaming has announced a new Tournaments feature that enables players to set up, well, tournaments. The company bills it as a “one-stop shop” for tournament organizers. It’s currently in an “early access” stage, but it supports several types of play. Plus, organizers can stream their events, allowing fans to tune into the action. At […]

  • ESPN Will Air 12 Hours of Esports on April 5th

    ESPN Will Air 12 Hours of Esports on April 5th

    In the absence of live sports, many sports broadcasters and leagues have turned to esports to keep their fans engaged and it appears ESPN is looking to kick that up a notch. The sports broadcaster has announced ESPN Esports Day, a 12-hour marathon focused on various video game competitions, including traditional sports sims and more, […]

  • Fox to Broadcast NASCAR’s Virtual Racing Season

    Fox to Broadcast NASCAR’s Virtual Racing Season

    Fox has announced it will start airing NASCAR’s virtual racing season, a series involving past and present drivers competing in the popular simulator iRacing. Dubbed the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, the broadcasts will take place on Sundays at 1 pm ET, essentially replacing a slate of live races NASCAR postponed in the wake of […]

  • Esports Leagues Announce Schedules for Online-Only Formats

    Esports Leagues Announce Schedules for Online-Only Formats

    Much like traditional sports, many of the largest esports leagues can draw thousands of fans to events centers and arenas for in-person competitions. However, the coronavirus outbreak caused several leagues to change plans. And after quickly shifting to online-only formats, several esports leagues have emerged with updated schedules so fans can tune in and watch […]

  • Overwatch, Call of Duty Esports Leagues Among Those Moving to Online-Only Matches

    Overwatch, Call of Duty Esports Leagues Among Those Moving to Online-Only Matches

    With the ongoing limitations on large gatherings due to the spread of the coronavirus, many sports leagues have postponed or canceled their slate of matches across the country. Several esports leagues, which can draw huge crowds to major tournaments, have also made adjustments, including canceling local events — with some reworking their formats for online […]

  • Hulu Strikes Exclusive ESports Deal

    Hulu Strikes Exclusive ESports Deal

    Esports is one of the fastest growing markets in online streaming and now Hulu is teaming up with ESL the worlds largest esports company. Today it was announced that Hulu will stream exclusive premium esports content through their video-on-demandd service for the first time. “The partnership with Hulu marks ESL’s first original series on an […]