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Oceanic Nationals starts mid-September, partners with LIVIN

The Rainbow Six Siege Oceanic Nationals will start in mid-September, pitting the eight best teams in the Oceanic region against one another over seven...

Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major Online kicks off tonight

The Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major Online starts up this afternoon and runs over each night straight through the weekend, Ubisoft has recently confirmed. North...

Rainbow Six Esports Asia-Pacific League detailed by Ubisoft

The Rainbow Six Esports Asia-Pacific League was yesterday detailed by Ubisoft ahead of action starting late in June 2020. Split across North and South divisions,...

Fortress Melbourne Firefights starts 5 June with Call of Duty

The first Fortress Melbourne Firefight event will take place on 5 June and involve Call of Duty Modern Warfare, its organisers recently confirmed. "The first game...

Fortress Melbourne Firefights a new online tourney with $500 prize pool

Fortress Melbourne Firefights is the venue's new, weekly casual gaming tournament and will offer up a $500 prize pool in its first week. "Fortress Melbourne...

Overwatch League Token drops return for May 2020 matches

Overwatch League Token drops will be reintroduced in time for May 2020 matches, meaning fans can earn Tokens simply by watching Esports. Fans will receive 5...

Melbourne Esports Open, IEM postponed to 2021

The Melbourne Esports Open and the newly relocated IEM 2020 will be postponed until 2021, its organisers have announced. "The Melbourne Esports Open will no...

Five Victorians charged with Counter-Strike Esports match-fixing

Five Victorian men have been charged with match-fixing offenses after a criminal investigation into Counter-Strike Global Offensive Esports. The ABC reports that a 20-year-old man from Mill...

Six Masters 2020 is online-only with a $50,000 prize pool

The premier Rainbow Six Siege Oceanic tournament, Six Masters 2020, was today detailed by Ubisoft. Taking an online-only format in the face of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis,...

Kurt ‘Kurt0411’ Fenech banned from all EA games, online services

YouTuber Kurt ‘Kurt0411’ Fenech has been banned from all EA games and corresponding online services, the publisher today confirmed. "In November 2019, after a series...

Fortress Melbourne partners with Alienware for 150+ PCs

Fortress Melbourne has partnered with Alienware to fill a LAN lounge with over 150 high-end PCs. The lounge, appropriately named the Alienware Arena, will sport...

IEM 2020 moves to Melbourne as part of Melbourne Esports Open

Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) 2020 will move from Sydney to Melbourne and function as the headline event of the Melbourne Esports Open, it was...

Rainbow Six Siege ANZ Women’s League starts March 2020

A Rainbow Six Siege ANZ Women’s League will begin in March 2020 thanks to a partnership between Ubisoft and XP Esports. The competition will be open...

Rainbow Six Siege’s Six Invitational 2020 starts February

Sixteen teams including Aussie team Fnatic will compete for the World Championship title in the Six Invitational 2020, Ubisoft recently detailed. Taking place between 7-16...

FIFA 20 E-League 2020 fixture, Grand Final details released

The FIFA 20 E-League 2020 officially launched today, with organisers detailing the competition's full fixture and details of a Grand Final to be held at...

FaZe Clan member Jarvis banned from Fortnite over aimbot

FaZe Clan Fortnite player Jarvis Khattri has been issued a permanent ban from the game after it was discovered he has used an aimbot in the...

Universal Esports Principles established by leading industry bodies

Leading video game industry bodies from North America, Oceania and Europe have come together to establish Universal Esports Principles for Esports engagment, it was...

Pro-democracy protester blitzchung signed by Tempo Storm

Pro-democracy Hong Kong protester Ng Wai ‘blitzchung’ Chung has been signed by professional Esports team Tempo Storm, it was today announced. "We believe first and...

Blizzard finally suspends AU Hearthstone team over protest

Blizzard has formally suspended the American University (AU) Hearthstone team that made a Hong Kong protest statement at the end of a livestreamed match. Blizzard's...

AU forfeits season after lack of punishment from “hypocriticial” Blizzard

The American University (AU) Hearthstone team that displayed a "free Hong Kong" banner at the end of a recent match has declared it will forfeit the...