This Week in Esports w/ Mark Cai Aug. 23-29

This Week in Esports

Crypto x Esports
This Week in Esports/Gaming
8.23-8.29, 2021

Top Three
– South Korea to abolish gaming curfew
– Netflix launches first mobile games in Poland
– FaZe Clan welcomes honorary members, H1ghSky1 gets own cereal

– Bybit x, Astralis, Alliance
– T1 x Razer, SteelSeries
– Berlin International Gaming x Coinbase
– MPL Cambodia x KFC
– Misfits Gaming Group x WIN Group
– Alliance x Redd+E
– Galaxy Racer x LaLiga
– Spacestation Gaming x Ubisoft

Finance + M&A
– Kambi Group acquired Abois for $17.3M
– Unity acquired OTO

– Erin Wayne (Global Head, Player Community) → Riot Games
– Robert Yip (Head, Player Performance) → Immortals Gaming Club
– Sheri Simonson (VP, Partnerships), Justin Varghese (Partnerships) → Panda
– Abi Odell (People/Culture Manager) — EXCEL Esports
– Nimish Raut (Head, Global Esports Partnerships) → NODWIN Gaming
– Stephanie Rice, Matthew Dellavedova (Brand Ambassadors) → Talon Esports

New Stuff
– Riot Games launched LCS Game Changers
– Envy Gaming launched Esports Empowerment Grant
– Electronic Arts made 5 accessibility patents free for devs

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