Competitive video gaming has become one of the most hotly talked about communities in the entertainment industry and is easily one of the standout examples of technology innovating the ways in which communities digest the things they love.
With it standing as one of the most exciting industries in the world, here are some of your burning questions answered.
What Are Esports?
In short, the term ‘Esports’ is an umbrella term used to describe the competitive scene for dozens of different video games. The Esports industry encompasses everything from player contracts and transfers, partnerships and sponsorships with orgs and the events and competitions around the world that house these games.
Video games are now worth more than the worlds of film and music combined, and the Esports scene takes up a huge chunk of this.
What Are The Most Popular Esports Games?
Despite being a rapidly growing sector of the entertainment industry, the Esports scene has remained fairly consistent in terms of the titles at the top over the past decade or so. League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 are all regarded as the biggest three titles in the scene, boasting 80, 20 and 1.3 million players respectively. They have carved out a reputation for possessing a skill ceiling high enough for players to invest hundreds of hours into, and the difference between the pros and casuals is noticeably different to more mainstream games in the community.
In short, the people who know these games, really know these games.
What Are The Most