Overwatch pros are not happy with MLG’s fixed map pool
Dec08

Overwatch pros are not happy with MLG’s fixed map pool

Most tournament are still trying out new things when it comes to Overwatch, and MLG have turned the professional world upside with their fixed map picks for MLG Vegas.

Las Vegas plans to be the “Capital of eSports”
Nov11

Las Vegas plans to be the “Capital of eSports”

The Nevada gaming Policy Committee is meeting with influential members of the eSports world in an effort to make Las Vegas the “Capital of eSports”

MLG Vegas will include Overwatch and Call of Duty World League
Oct25

MLG Vegas will include Overwatch and Call of Duty World League

MLG and End Game plan to end the year with a bag announcing two $100,000 tournaments for Overwatch and Call of Duty.

eSports live streaming could be coming to Facebook
May13

eSports live streaming could be coming to Facebook

Activision Blizzard have announcement their new developments in the acquisition of MLG.tv. The publisher giant has struck up a number of new partnerships, most notably Facebook, who will live stream their Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 tournament at MLG Anaheim on their social media service to their active 1.6 billion users.

MLG Columbus CS:GO Major set new records in viewership
Apr13

MLG Columbus CS:GO Major set new records in viewership

Activision Blizzard have reported on outstanding viewership records which shattered previous Major CS:GO tournaments in the past. According to Activison Blizzard 1.6 million concurrent viewrers tuned in to the tournament on April 3rd.

Luminosity grab a well deserved CS:GO Major
Apr04

Luminosity grab a well deserved CS:GO Major

Brazilian CS:GO team Luminosity finall grabbed a Major win after coming second in two consecutive tournaments. After pulling off two of the most memorable comebacks in the semi-finals against Team Liquid, Luminosity made quick work of Natus Vincere in the grand finals to secure their spot as Champions and $500,000.

Valve announce new $1 million prize pool for future CS:GO majors
Feb24

Valve announce new $1 million prize pool for future CS:GO majors

Valve announced this morning that their majors will now see an increased prize pool from $250,000 to $1 million starting with MLG Columbus in March.

Update your 2016 eSports calendar from February to April
Feb08

Update your 2016 eSports calendar from February to April

Don’t miss a Major! Here are a few eSports events coming live to a screen near you from February to April.

Bobby Kotick wants to make MLG the “ESPN of Video Games”
Jan06

Bobby Kotick wants to make MLG the “ESPN of Video Games”

Activision have kicked off 2016 with a bang by acquiring Major League Gaming with the team joining their new eSports division’s ranks. Bobby Kotick plans to build “the ESPN of Video Games.”

Activision’s new eSports focus will drive competitive Call of Duty in 2016
Nov16

Activision’s new eSports focus will drive competitive Call of Duty in 2016

Activision have announced the first of many big changes coming to competitive Call of Duty in 2016, and the first step is huge.

The first ever Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 tournament will be streamed on Twitch, but hosted at the MLG Arena
Nov13

The first ever Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 tournament will be streamed on Twitch, but hosted at the MLG Arena

After dominating Twitch TV since launch, Black Ops 3 will have it’s first ever tournament hosted at the MLG Arena, but broadcast by Twitch. Goodbye MLG.tv, you will not be missed.

ESL and Activision partner up
Oct29

ESL and Activision partner up

Activision are at it again, this time partnering up with the ESL. Are we getting a Call of Duty Major next year?