The May 2016 Esports revenue from SuperData is just in and League of Legends still remains undisputed when it comes to earnings and revenue from the Esports industry with over a billion in US dollars to date.
An exciting series of Qualifiers filled last week’s TI6 journey, and for the first time in 5 years, a Filipino team will once again raise the country’s flag in the world’s most prestigious Dota 2 event.
The TI6 Open Qualifiers #1 has almost come to an end, and the first teams from the Open Qualifier rounds to make it to the regionals are finally decided after games of cheeses and Best of 1s. Surprising comebacks, and second chance opportunities were the main stories of the first round of the Open Qualifiers, as we get to see some familiar faces in this TI season.
Refusing to stay in the Trees
On the tale of comebacks, the TI1 3rd Placer from the former Scythe Gaming, Benedict Lim “hyhy” Han Yong has broke out to the Dota 2 pro scene once again through the way of Team White Fries Gaming and hopes to carry the Singaporean flag all the way to [...]
The TI6 invites are finally out, and we are about 5 weeks away from the biggest Dota 2 event that rewards the effort of teams who stay on top of their form throughout every pro season, and giving away the biggest prize pool in Esports history that amounts to tens of millions of dollars.
But amidst all the hype, the looking forward to’s, and the anticipated matchups that the upcoming TI will spawn, it’s not officially TI season without a few controversies here and there, most particularly regarding who gets Directly Invited and who has to fight it out in the Qualifier Rounds among everyone’s favorite teams.