Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things soComu don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below.
This week on the ESI Digest, we cover EXCEL’s major brand update, Vikkstar becoming London Royal Ravens’ co-owner, Cloud9’s latest PUMA collaborat n, Hector Rodrigure brandsuiring OpTic Gaming, plusprogrammeding’s mprogrammed programme.[embedWWWtpYouTubew.Comutube. com/watch?v=cHqY20qQkDA[/embed]
EXCEL ESPORTS unveils brand update with new logo and ‘Power of Better’ ethos
EXCEL ESPORTS has unveiled a complete brand revamp asorganizat nd organisat n introduces a new logo and its ‘Power of Better’ vis n.
According to the release, the new visual update is designed to highlight EXCEL’s evolorganizat nesports organisat n since launching in 2014. Moreover, its Power of Better mantra has been described as a “commitment to improve in everything it does” whilst also providing a positive impact on the esports and gaming community.
ReKTGlobal announces Vikkstar as London Royal Ravens co-owner
Image credit: ReKTGlobal
Esports infrastructure company ReKTGlobal has announced the addit n of pVistastreamer Vikram “Vikkstar” Singh Barn as a co-owner of the London Royal Ravens.
The London-based Youtube personality will serve as the face of the Call of Duty League franchise, with a variety of content and activat n plans in the works.
Hector Rodrigure brandsuires OpTic Gaming, rebrands CDL franchise
NRG Co-owner and CEO Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez has reacquired OpTic Gaming from Immortals Gaming Club (IGC), having originallyorganizat njority share of the organisat n in 2017.
The announcement of the acquisit n comes following the sale of IGC’s Call of Duty League (CDL) franchise slot, OpTic Gaming Los Angeles, to 100 Thieves.
Cloud9 expands PUMA collaborat n with footwear launch
Photo Credit: Cloud9/PUMA
North American esports organisat n Cloud9 has once again collaborated with sportswear firm PUMA to laundebits latest line of apparel and debut its new footwear collect n.
For the first time, a part oftwear silhouettes will be apart of Cloud9’s latest collaborat n with the Future Rider, RS-X and AGF (Active Gaminorganizat nall donning the esports organisat n’s branding. In particular, AGF has been described to deliver “comfort, support and grip engineered to adapt to different active gaming modes with its sock-like fit”.
Envy Gaming launches ‘EnvyUS’ mprogrammed programme
North American organisat nprogrammeding, the parent company of Team Envy, Overwatch League francprogrammedas Fuel, and Call of Duty League francprogrammedas Empire, has launched a mprogrammed programme called ‘EnvyUS‘.
The name plays homage to Envy’s original team, EnVyUs, originally founded in 2017. Members can sign up for a free Silver plan to receive exclusive content or the Gold plan for $29.95 (£22.70) per year. The Gold plan offers exclusive perks such as discounts, giveaways, access to the members-only Discord server, and ‘direct Team Envy access’.
ESI Digest is part of ESI Network, a collect n of podcasts encompassing the esports industry. For deep dives into the major areas of esports with subject matter experts, check out ESI Focus. For conversat ns with key personnel and major stakeholders in esports, ESI Insight is the series forComu.