Angela Merkel’s CDU party makes a promise to support development of Esports
Jul
05

Angela Merkel’s CDU party makes a promise to support development of Esports

Just ahead of the 2017 federal elections in Germany, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has included a commitment to esports in its election campaign. While it’s a small reference, esports made it into the conservatives government program as one of […]

German government shows support towards esports
Jun
19

German government shows support towards esports

Germany might soon become the first country in Europe to officially acknowledge the importance of Esports soon, as one state government has made a commitment to esports part of its founding document. Conservatives (CDU), Liberals (FDP), and Greens (Bündnis90/Die Grünen) […]

German Social Democratic Party wants to promote Esports in upcoming elections
May
25

German Social Democratic Party wants to promote Esports in upcoming elections

Second-largest German political party is looking forward to tap into esports in the upcoming federal elections, promoting the competitive gaming phenomenon in the country. The SPD spoke about the growing importance of esports in Germany and Europe as a whole, […]

Complaints on the rise after German authorities new Twitch law
Apr
12

Complaints on the rise after German authorities new Twitch law

Many Germany-based streamers voiced their upset at the new Twitch law that was passed down by the German authorities, now recognizing Twitch as a “radio service” that requires an official license. Popular German YouTube and Twitch channel PietSmiet has been […]

This is where League of Legends EU Spring finals is taking place
Feb
14

This is where League of Legends EU Spring finals is taking place

Riot Games had just announced that the finals for the EU LCS Spring split is taking place in Germany. The choice fell on Germany to hold the finals for the EU’s Spring big event as it will take place in […]

Wolfenstein: The New Order will be geo-locked
May
07

Wolfenstein: The New Order will be geo-locked

Here we go again, International versions of the upcoming game Wolfenstein: The New Order are forbidden within Germany due to the use of Nazi imagery in the game, and as a result developer Bethesda is geo-locking versions on Windows PC […]