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09/07/23: The International Olympic Committee has created an official competitive gaming offshoot

  Thursday September 7, 2023 Good morning! It’s Thursday and this is your early morning Esports and Gaming brief. The International Olympic Committee has created an official competitive gaming offshoot, the IOC Esports Commission, the sports governing body announced. David Lappartient, who joined the IOC in 2022 and was chairman of the IOC Esports and […]

08/17/23: Saudi investment fund Savvy Games Group was the party behind a $2 billion deal with Embracer Group that crumbled earlier this year

  Thursday August 17, 2023 Good morning! It’s Thursday and this is your early morning Esports and Gaming brief. Saudi investment fund Savvy Games Group was the party behind a $2 billion deal with Embracer Group that crumbled earlier this year, according to a report from Axios. Savvy, which has made significant […]

08/10/23: This weekend’s Evo fighting game tournament showed just how strong the esports audience still is

  Thursday August 10, 2023 Good morning! It’s Thursday and this is your early morning Esports and Gaming brief. This weekend’s Evo fighting game tournament showed just how strong the esports audience still is despite ongoing concerns in the industry about the business of competitive gaming. As viewership and attendance of live events continues to […]

07/13/23: Microsoft has won its initial battle with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission

  Thursday July 13, 2023 Good morning! It’s Thursday and this is your early morning Esports and Gaming brief. Microsoft has won its initial battle with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over the tech giant’s $68.7 billion acquisition of game publisher Activision-Blizzard. Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley on Tuesday denied the FTC’s request for a preliminary […]

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