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Grassroots Esports Fund announced by Challengermode and Opera GX: $30,000 in prize pool funding available to grassroots tournament organisers in the UK, US and Germany

Esports tournament platform Challengermode has teamed up with web browser Opera GX to create what it claims is the world’s first grassroots esports fund. The aim is to ‘accelerate the growth’ of small emerging esports organisers – so communities and tournaments run primarily by volunteers on a small scale aimed at the semi-professional or lower skill levels. The fund is focused on reaching players in the UK, Germany and the US, but organisations worldwide can apply. Continue reading Grassroots Esports Fund announced by Challengermode and Opera GX: $30,000 in prize pool funding available to grassroots tournament organisers in the UK,…

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Sony’s PS5 US TV ads were seen three times more than Xbox

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 12:34 GMT It looks like Sony spent big in the build-up to the PS5’s launch.Ads from PlayStation 5 maker Sony were seen almost as much as the rest of the industry combined.That’s according to data from iSpot.tv over on VentureBeat, which shows that Sony’s adverts racked up a huge 701m impressions on US TV between October 16 and November 15. Its most-viewed ad was the PlayStation 5 launch trailer, Play Has No Limits, which was seen 258.4m times.In total, Sony was behind 47% of the total impressions for US TV ads for this…