This Week in Esports & Gaming w/ Mark Cai Feb. 21-27

This Week in Esports

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This Week in Esports/Gaming
2.21-2.27, 2022

Top Three
– Esports space backs up Ukraine
– Apex Legends Mobile coming to 10 countries
– Nintendo acquired SRD Co.

– 7-Eleven x Psyonix
– ONE Esports x Mobalytics
– PepsiCo x Envy Gaming
– Moonton x Esports Middle East
– Liquipedia x OVHcloud
– ESL Gaming x ESPAT, Müllermilch
– INIT Esports x ESTV
– Talon Esports x SteelSeries
– GodLike Esports x Rahul Tewatia

Finance + M&A
– Tencent acquired 1C Entertainment

– Mellina (Mel) Kong (Gaming Influencer Operations) → TikTok
– Tjodolf Sommestad promoted to president at King
– Gareth Jones promoted to head of Playdemic Studios
– Matthew Boyd (Head, Research + Insights), Chris Insolera (VP, Sales) → TSM

New Stuff
– GameSquare Esports launched Fourth Frame Studios
– FACEIT launched esports ad platform

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