Future Publishing has partnered with the United Kingdom eSports Association in support of the forthcoming national open videogame championships. The plan is to offer immediate divisions for new games that have a competitive basis. Richard Keith had this to say:
We are delighted to be working with and promoting the UKeSA,” adding: “offering UK industry and gamers a responsible, media friendly framework for competitive gaming is the first step towards aligning the popularity of video games with the true recognition of this pastime.
“By catering for all gamers, professional and amateur alike, it’s a real home for eSports, and it’s an important step forwards that Future want to be a part of.”