eSports Week In Review | 40 Colleges Giving $4M+ In Scholarships, ELEAGUE's Record Ratings

ESPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW | 40 COLLEGES GIVING $4M+ IN SCHOLARSHIPS, ELEAGUE'S RECORD RATINGS

 

ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational Winner Punk (Photo: Turner)

ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational Winner Punk (Photo: Turner)

TNL Take: Even with a short week - when did Memorial Day extend into Tuesday? - eSports still saw a lot of activity.  We looked at the massive growth in the Collegiate eSports space as well as ELEAGUE's fantastic TV ratings for Street Fighter.

Naturally the biggest news of the week was dropped on Thursday morning with Riot Games "worst-kept-secret" of franchising coming to NA League of Legends which The Next Level will cover next week.

Here's what happened this week:

 

WEDNESDAY 05/31

2017 Q2 COLLEGIATE ESPORTS REPORT: 40 SCHOOLS GIVING $4M+ IN SCHOLARSHIPS

TNL Infographic 041: 2017 Q2 Schools With eSports Scholarships (Infographic: The Next Level, Source: James Kozachuk)

TNL Infographic 041: 2017 Q2 Schools With eSports Scholarships (Infographic: The Next Level, Source: James Kozachuk)

TNL Infographic 042: 2017 Q2 US Schools With eSports Scholarships (Infographic: The Next Level, Source: James Kozachuk)

TNL Infographic 042: 2017 Q2 US Schools With eSports Scholarships (Infographic: The Next Level, Source: James Kozachuk)

TNL Infographic 043: 50 US Schools With eSports Scholarships, Programs, Courses (Infographic: The Next Level, Source: James Kozachuk)

TNL Infographic 043: 50 US Schools With eSports Scholarships, Programs, Courses (Infographic: The Next Level, Source: James Kozachuk)

TNL Infographic 044: 2017 Q2 eSports TV Ratings (Infographic: The Next Level)

TNL Infographic 044: 2017 Q2 eSports TV Ratings (Infographic: The Next Level)

TNL Infographic 045: ELEAGUE TV Ratings History -Total Viewers (Infographic: The Next Level)

TNL Infographic 045: ELEAGUE TV Ratings History -Total Viewers (Infographic: The Next Level)

 

NEXT WEEK ON THE NEXT LEVEL
 

  • LEAGUE OF LEGENDS FRANCHISING: WHAT'S IT MEAN FOR ESPORTS?
  • TNL ESPORTS GUEST PODCAST 005: PARIS-ST GERMAIN, HEAD OF ESPORTS W/ BORA "YELLOSTAR" KIM
  • ESPORTS TEAM BRAND DEALS: DR. PEPPER, VODAPHONE, RUSSIAN BANK
  • BUD LIGHTS 2ND YEAR INVESTING IN ESPORTS
  • MORE BRANDS THAT SPONSORED EA MADDEN'S CLUB SERIES
  • AND MORE....

 

Have a great weekend!