eSports Week In Review | Facebook Expands Even Further, Team Brand Deals and ELEAGUE's Record Ratings

ESPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW | FACEBOOK EXPANDS EVEN FURTHER INTO ESPORTS, TEAM BRAND DEALS AND ELEAGUE'S RECORD RATINGS

Vitality Rockyy Wins 2017 FIFA Ultimate Team Championship (Photo: EA Sports)

Vitality Rockyy Wins 2017 FIFA Ultimate Team Championship (Photo: EA Sports)

TNL Take: This week The Next Level looked at Facebook's continued expansion into eSports with their most recent ESL partnership, 2 team Sponsorships with Pepsi and Casper and record ELEAGUE TV ratings for Street Fighter as well as the FIFA Championship on ESPN 2.

Here's what happened:
 

MONDAY 05/22


FACEBOOK EXPANDS EVEN FURTHER INTO ESPORTS

Facebook Expands Further Into eSports with ESL Deal (Photo: Facebook)

Facebook Expands Further Into eSports with ESL Deal (Photo: Facebook)

 

WEDNESDAY 05/24


ESPORTS TEAM SPONSORSHIPS: PEPSI AND CASPER


TNL ESPORTS BRAND TRACKER 021: CASPER AND FNATIC

TNL eSports Brand Tracker 021: Casper and Fnatic (Photo: The Drum)

TNL eSports Brand Tracker 021: Casper and Fnatic (Photo: The Drum)

TNL Infographic 040: 2017 eSports TV Ratings (Infographic: The Next Level)

TNL Infographic 040: 2017 eSports TV Ratings (Infographic: The Next Level)

 

NEXT WEEK ON THE NEXT LEVEL
 

  • EXCLUSIVE: 2017 COLLEGIATE ESPORTS REPORT UPDATE: 30+ SCHOOLS AND A LOT MORE IN SCHOLARSHIP MONEY
  • TNL ESPORTS GUEST PODCAST 005 RECORDING: ESL US PRESIDENT, CRAIG LEVINE
  • MORE BRANDS THAT SPONSORED EA MADDEN'S CLUB SERIES
  • AND MORE....