Betway became the first UK-based gambling operator to sign on as a sponsor for a top eSports team, announcing a partnership with the Swedish eSports team Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP). The trusted streaming service used by many eSports players, Twitch, also announced their first ever currency and gambling systems, all while the ESL announced the first ever live virtual reality coverage of this year's ESL One tournament in New York.