The 5 Best eSports Apps

Stay on top of the gaming action

The world of esports is a rapidly evolving one. It seems like there's always an event taking place, and the amount of news is staggering. Utilizing an eSports app can help you stay on top of the latest in pro gaming news.

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eforce Esports

eForce Esports on Android
What We Like
  • Simple to use.

  • No spam or annoying updates.

  • Clean interface.

What We Don't Like
  • No way to search by game.

eforce Esports is a relatively new app in the esports space, but it’s a clean and polished app that gets you straight to event listings, news, and scores.

eforce doesn’t require much of any setup and starts right up into a calendar displaying the day’s esports events. You can use the controls at the top to navigate through the calendar and see which events are on the horizon.

With this app, you also get a news section that delivers the latest from around the esports world in real-time. There’s also a tournaments section that lets you browse upcoming events and take a look at which teams will be participating. If you can’t seem to find a specific player, team, or event, you can always rely on the search tool to get more information.

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Strafe esports
What We Like
  • Tailored news and updates.

  • Great interface.

  • Quickly find out who’s playing, and when.

  • Detailed event information.

What We Don't Like
  • Some features require an account.

Strafe is a more established player in the esports app marketplace, and that experience shows. When you start up Strafe for the first time, you’re asked to pick your favorite esports games, followed by teams, and finally players.

You certainly don’t need to track all that, but Strafe uses that information to only show you the news and events you’d be interested in. You can obviously change things later to see everything from the esports world.

Strafe is a fairly complete solution for news, updates, and live scoring. It tailors everything you see around the teams and games you selected, including notifications for major news and the outcome of games. If you want an esports app that keeps you in the game, Strafe is definitely worth a look.

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Twitch on Android
What We Like
  • Virtually unlimited streams to watch.

  • Live events streamed constantly.

  • Get insights straight from the pros.

What We Don't Like
  • You need an account to watch.

  • Twitch chat is less than productive.

Twitch is probably the least surprising entry on this list. For years, Twitch has been the undisputed largest player in the game streaming space. You can watch everything from aspiring amateurs to the pros personal streams and major events all live on Twitch.

The Twitch app gives you access to your favorite streams from anywhere. It’s simple to search or browse through games to find something to watch. By using your Twitch account, you can save and track streamers to get back to watching much more quickly.

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Upcomer Esports

Upcomer on Android
What We Like
  • Great interface.

  • Excellent game tracking system.

  • Tournament brackets are unique and engaging.

What We Don't Like
  • Notifications can be overwhelming if you don’t configure them.

Upcomer is somewhat of an up-and-comer in the esports space, and it’s making a great name for itself. Upcomer provides a complete and interactive experience, delivering news, real time scores, and tournament updates.

With Upcomer, you’ll set your favorite games and teams when you get started. From there, you’ll see the news and scores relevant to you first. You’ll also receive notifications from the app as soon as news breaks.

Upcomer has a really nice tournament bracket system that lets you visualize tournaments as they happen, or take a look back and see how a past contest played out. The brackets are continually updated as matches progress, showing you exactly where your favorite team stands.

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ESL Event

ESL Event on Android
What We Like
  • In-depth event information.

  • Easily find upcoming tournaments.

  • Track progress in real time.

What We Don't Like
  • Doesn’t track anything outside of ESL.

  • No game sorting or searching.

ESL is one of the largest esports leagues in the world. They’re continually hosting events across multiple games in several countries and continents. Nearly every weekend, you can tune in to Twitch and find an ESL event taking place.

The ESL Event app provides a convenient way to see which events are happening, and when. If you live in the vicinity of a venue hosting an ESL event, you can find ticket information through the app, too.

You can also use the ESL app to track tournament practice, scoring, and find team information. Any fan of ESL’s events should pick this one up immediately.

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