Weavr Consortium Invests in eSports

The consortium includes ESL UK, York University, dock10, Cybula, Focal Point VR, and Rewind, who will operate a £5.8m ($7.5M) project over two years, £4m ($5.1M US) of which will be funded by the government agency, UK Research and Innovation, also known as (UKRI).

Together, the consortium is expected to create 45 new high tech jobs.


“The UK eSports industry is growing rapidly, and ESL UK are right at the heart of its expansion. I’m excited to see how the Weavr project will create innovative and immersive experiences for eSports fans across the globe, helping to get them even closer to the live action,” said Margot James MP, minister for digital and the creative industries.

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