eSports Marketing Blog Recap Day January 2016 – #EMBRecapDay

In case you missed the first ‘eSports Marketing Blog Recap Day’ on twitter you now get the chance to have a look at 81 interesting links regarding eSports, eSports marketing, eSports sponsoring and other interesting insights from several eSports fields in January 2016.

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Here we go:

“@iBUYPOWER Officially Sponsors @Cloud9”

“How TV networks can benefit from #eSports NFL-like viewership numbers”

“Introducing the uLoL Campus Series”

“@Vulcun shuts down paid fantasy”

“@Activision Acquires the Business of @MLG”

“@mousesports parts ways with @Egepicgear /@GeILMemory”

“@TeamSoloMid partners with @CYBERPOWERPC”

“@Valve reveals #CSGO match fixing bans are permanent”

“#eSports in 2015 by the numbers: Attendance figures, investments and prize money”

“Three Factors Affecting the Growth of #eSports #Streaming”

“@rahulsood: “#eSports fan base as big as NFL in 2017”

“Match-fixing is one of the biggest threats to the thriving #esports industry”

“@DreamHack announces its first $250K #CSGO ‘Masters’ tournament”

“@Smashboards Year End Update – 2015 had over $980,000 in Tournament Prizes”

“Can @Activision create the @ESPN of #eSports? #Gamers are skeptical”

“6 #eSports Trends For 2016”

“Expo Barcelona with €75k tournament ”

“Editor’s choice: The must-read #esports articles in 2015”

“Hackers hit esports site @Battlefy and release 89,000 users’ data

“@CineplexMovies and @WorldGaming sign deal with @Sony”

“The most famous #LeagueOfLegends pro players: #Testimonials and #influencers in #eSports (1)”

“Understanding the MLG-Activision Blizzard sale”

“@Gaimerz Wagers on Skill-based #eSports”

“Stand aside, skeptics. #Esports are here to stay (#Video)”

“Will #eSports be the next industry to level up in MENA?

“#eSports – The Coming Storm”

“@instantesports partners with @Cloud9 and @TeamLiquidnet”

“#Esports is having a moment”

“#ESPN ‘s dedicated #esports section launches this week”

“@Intel Challenge returns to @IEM Katowice with $30,000 #CSGO tournament”

“@OpTicGaming first #eSports team to sign book deal, gets six-figure advance”

“A negative-sum game: Policing #CSGO cheaters with @Overwatch”

“Hi-Rez Studios’ @ToddAlanHarris on why its debut mobile #eSports game is @JetpackFighter not @SmiteGame”

“What Happens When Real Sports Money Moves Into Video Game Sports?

“How @INTZeSports tried to outplay @riotgames but came out on the short end”

“Who benefits? @ESPN, @TeamSoloMid, and the great #eSports gold rush”

“@GEICO enters world of #eSports with new @TeamSoloMid #sponsorship”

“@EvilGeniuses Win $6.6 Million Playing #VideoGames: #eSports May Be Good for You”

“Designing the @ESPN for #eSports – The Story of @instantesports Redesign”

“@riotgames crafts an opportunity to support #esports”

“A Professional @Halo Player Describes How #eSports Keep Getting Bigger”

“@MultiplayEvents (Insomnia) records largest ever Winter event”

“#Esports #viewership is up 100% in the U.S. over the past two years”

“@BlizzHeroes spring championship is here, and gonna be big”

“Why #Esports Can Outgrow Conventional Sports”

“@UnicornsOfLove partners with @SteelSeries”

“Why More Money Equals More Problems in #eSports”

“French sports channel @lequipe21 jumps into #eSports”

“@skillz launches new #eSports multiplayer platform”

“#eSports Popularity Rising Rapidly in U.S.: Survey”

“Brand marketing analyst @BlinkfireStats adds #eSports to its system”

“The Foreigner (Award Winning #eSports Short Documentary)”

“2016 In #Gaming — VR, #eSports And The Evolution Of #Streaming”

“@Fnatic & @AMD Join Forces”

“Sunday Night #eSports”

“@CapcomFighters giving# eSports a fighting chance”

“The most famous #Dota2 pro players: #Testimonials and #influencers in #eSports (2)”

“Why @evo2k may lose its spot as the biggest event in fighting games”

“@ESPN #eSports: How NA is catching up with the world (Video)”

“@twitch: How we migrated over half a billion records without downtime”

“#Esports is growing up: IP law and broadcasting rights”

“With $700,000 price tag, @FaZeClan becomes the most expensive #CSGO team in history”

“#ESports #Startup @FACEIT Raises $15 Million, Opens L.A. Office”

“The most famous #CSGO pro players: #Testimonials and #influencers in #eSports (3)”

“@jasoncitron lands $20m for @discordapp”

“Report: #LeagueOfLegends made $1.6 billion in revenue last year”

“Meltdown eSports Bars (@meltdownbars) set to invade America”

“How @ESPN Can Become the ESPN of #eSports”

“The most famous eSports pro players in #LeagueOfLegends, #Dota2 and #CSGO: #Testimonials and #influencers in eSports (4)”

“@VfL_Wolfsburg breaking new ground in the virtual world”

“Broadcast Rights in Esports (Video interview) with @notvert”

“An #eSports Attorney Reviews The Visa Issues In eSports”

“Changing The #eSports Game With Real-Money Prizes”

“@vainglorygame intensifies its mobile #esports venture and attracts Team Secret

“@redbull Team Brawl: @PlayHearthstone tournament announced

“#ESports Are Driving Digital #VideoGame #Sales”

“Avoid being an #eSports #marketing “n00b””

“@ESPN Chief Talks Esports: ‘ I Gotta Tell You, I Think [#eSports] is Awesome’

“Josh Elan: Our Investment in @discordapp”

“Beyond fun, when being a gamer turns into a lucrative career”

“Most famous professional #eSports players in #LeagueOfLegends, #CSGO and #Dota2 [Chart]”

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