Apex Legends

ESPN postpones esports tournament broadcast in wake of mass shootings

Disney-owned sports broadcaster ESPN has postponed the broadcast of an esports tournament in the wake of recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The ESPN-sponsored EXP Invitational for the game Apex Legends – which took place August 2-3 at X Games Minneapolis – was scheduled to air on ESPN 2 on Saturday […]

ESPN takes EXP esports to the X Games

Esports are making a comeback to the X Games, ESPN has confirmed. Following a three year absence, the Disney-owned sports broadcaster said that the EXP Invitational qualifiers taking place on June 29 will lead into the Apex Legends event at the X Games, August 2-3. Twenty 3-player teams will be competing for a prize pool […]

ESPN ramps up esports focus as Riot appoints new LoL esports global head

Disney-owned sports broadcaster ESPN has announced the launch of EXP, an esports event series. The company said that EXP competitions will be a mix of professional, collegiate and pro-am formats, with multiple game IP and genres featured across the series. Live event distribution will be via multiple digital platforms including the ESPN app, and a […]