Tagged With australian esports

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Earlier this year the Adelaide Crows sent shockwaves amongst the sporting and gaming scenes by announcing the acquisition of an Australian esports team, Legacy Esports, for an undisclosed six figure sum.

It's the first major move by any Australian sporting organisation into the world of esports. But why now, why Legacy, and what's the plan going forward? To get some answers, I had a chat with Nigel Smart, the chief operating officer of the Crows.

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Esports is alive and kicking around the world, with Premier League clubs creating their own teams, NBA stars buying out others, and players with salaries and fanbases the size of superstars. Australia's scene is just as lively, with tournaments on a constant basis. Here's everything in the local scene that you'll want to keep an eye out for in 2017.