Blizzard effectively canned the esports program for Heroes of the Storm, but that hasn't halted parts of the company and ESPN from including the game at an upcoming college tournament.
Tencent teams up with local governments to develop local esport events, Konami constructs its own arena, and PUBG launches its European pro league.
This week saw the forming of a new partnership between Riot Games and Nike to provide professional League of Legends players in China with new jerseys and foortwear.
2019 is set to be the year for Fortnite esports as Epic Games sets aside a huge sum of money for prize pools. Oh, and Hearthstone esports isn't over just yet.
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