Mavericks star Dončić unveils virtual alter ego Luk.AI
Luka Dončić, star player of the National Basketball Association's Dallas Mavericks, has unveiled a virtual artificial intelligence-powered version of himself called Luk.A
Epic Games receives $2bn investment from Sony, Lego owner Kirkbi
US-based video game and software developer Epic Games has announced a $2bn (€1.8
Uefa to launch Euro 2020-themed tournament on Fortnite
Uefa has agreed a deal with Epic Games to create a Euro 2020-themed in-game tournament in the publisher’s popular Fortnite title.
IMG and Epic Games bring 23 football clubs into Fortnite
The IMG agency has worked with Epic Games to enable 23 football clubs to appear in the publisher’s popular Fortnite title.
NFL grows gaming presence with extended Epic Games partnership
The National Football League has expanded its presence in the global gaming space by extending its partnership with US video game and software developer Epic Games to deliver further integration into the…
Epic Games, Disney expand relationship to offer Fortnite players free Disney+ subscription
US video game and software developer Epic Games is expanding its relationship with the Walt Disney Co
Endeavor set to sell part of stake in Fortnite publisher Epic Games
Endeavor, the US-based sports and entertainment group whose assets include the IMG agency and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is set to sell part of its stake in US video game and software developer…
Fortnite professionals form players’ association
Sixteen professional Fortnite players from across North America and Europe have announced the formation of the Fortnite Professional Players’ Association (FNPPA), which is designed to build a better r…
Epic Games prioritizes fan engagement over commercial gains for Fortnite World Cup finals
Epic Games deliberately left money on the table at the weekend's Fortnite World Cup finals – by eschewing commercial partnerships and linear media-rights deals, as well as having low ticket-price packages –…
Fortnite player’s contract lawsuit shakes up esports, but it’s unlikely to be the industry’s ‘Bosman moment’
Fortnite player and Twitch streamer Turner 'Tfue' Tenney has become the first professional gamer to file a lawsuit against his own organisation over an unfavourable contract. Callum McCarthy asks if signifies the emergence of player power in esports.
USTA hosts Fortnite World Cup finals to introduce new audiences to refurbished US Open venue
The United States Tennis Association's successful bid to host the inaugural Fortnite World Cup finals at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, is part of a wider strategy to introduce the refurbished facility to a new and younger audience. Story by Bob Williams.
Arthur Ashe Stadium to stage Fortnite World Cup Finals
Arthur Ashe Stadium will host the Fortnite World Cup Finals on July 26-28, Epic Games announced today (Monday)