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Caps signs one-year extension with G2, will remain under contract through at least 2023

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 03 Sep 2021

G2 Esports has signed Caps to a one-year contract extension that will see his existing deal gain an additional year, keeping him under contract with the organization through the end of the 2023 season, according to Riot Games’ Global Contract…

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Sources: OWL assesses potential season delay, interim events among other options for 2022 amid Overwatch 2 release uncertainty

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News Overwatch | 0 Comments | 13 Aug 2021

The Overwatch League is assessing its options for 2022, including a potential extended offseason following the 2021 season and interim events that could include non-season-based tournaments amid the uncertainty of the release calendar for Overwatch 2, sources present and familiar…

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U.S. Department of Justice opens antitrust inquiry into Overwatch League’s soft salary cap, ‘competitive balance tax’

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News Overwatch | 0 Comments | 14 Jul 2021

The U.S. Department of Justice antitrust division is probing the Overwatch League over its soft salary cap policy that discourages teams from excess spending, sources familiar with that inquiry told Dot Esports. The probe is being headed by DOJ trial…

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TSM barred from using new FTX sponsor in name, jerseys on League of Legends, VALORANT broadcasts

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 04 Jun 2021

Riot Games will not allow TSM to use its new cryptocurrency exchange name sponsor FTX in League of Legends and VALORANT broadcasts, the company told Dot Esports today. TSM will continue to partner with FTX, going by the name “TSM…

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Apple’s Cook: iOS users shouldn’t be ‘burdened’ with choice of app store

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News Fortnite | 0 Comments | 21 May 2021

Users of the iPhone and iPad want simplicity, not choice. That’s the argument that Apple CEO Tim Cook made in federal court during his testimony in the Epic Games v. Apple trial today.  Cook made his first court appearance in…

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Tencent reportedly negotiating agreement to retain stakes in Riot, Epic amid US national security data probe

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News Fortnite | 0 Comments | 08 May 2021

Chinese megacorporation Tencent is reportedly in negotiations with U.S. officials for an agreement to retain its stakes in League of Legends creator Riot Games and Fortnite developer Epic Games amid a national security data probe, according to a May 6…

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Epic Games v. Apple Fortnite Trial Timeline: What We’ve Learned So Far

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News Fortnite | 0 Comments | 05 May 2021

Monday, May 3 marked the start of the Epic Games v. Apple trial in Oakland, California, with the two companies facing off over the iOS developer’s August removal of Fortnite from the App Store and the policies that led up…

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Epic v. Apple Fortnite lawsuit: Everything to know about the biggest trial in tech in decades

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News Fortnite | 0 Comments | 03 May 2021

It was a big day on March 12, 2018, in Cary, North Carolina, as Epic Games geared up for its next big announcement: Fortnite was coming to mobile. The battle royale title had grown significantly over the preceding months, transforming…

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Griffin’s unraveling and the end of an era for pro League of Legends

author image by Jacob Wolf | eSport News League of Legends | 0 Comments | 27 Jan 2021

As members of Griffin surrounded Lee “Tarzan” Seung-yong, the 20-year-old jungler struggled to hold back tears. The past two days of the League Champions Korea Promotion Tournament had been some of the lowest for the South Korean team. Few seemed…

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