Esports or Electronic sports is a term used for competitive gaming. Over the past decade, Esports has transformed from being small competitions to fully-fledged tournaments across different titles. In 2018 the Esports market was valued at 865 million USD by Statista and the market is predicted to hit 1.79 billion by 2022.
- Is Esports a real sport?
- What are the biggest Esports Games?
- How to become a proffesional Esports player?
- How much money do Esports players make?
- What Esports game should I play?
- Where can I find Esports news?
Is Esports a real sport?
Esports is widely considered to be on the same level as traditional sports nowadays. Games like DOTA 2 and League of Legends require the same level of concentration and hard work as any traditional sports game. 2018 Asian Games had several Esports titles such as League of Legends and Hearthstone as a medal competition. There have been talks that Esports will also be included in the 2024 Paris Olympics.
What are the biggest Esports Games?
There are several Esports titles available in the market now. Some of the major games that have a strong Esports ecosystem are-
- League of Legends
- DOTA 2
- CS: GO
- PUBG and PUBG Mobile
- Rainbow Six Siege
- Call of Duty
- Tekken 7
- Apex Legends
How to become a proffesional Esports player?
In order to become a professional gamer or Esports player take part regularly in small scale tournaments. This is a great way to get noticed by different organizations and teams. It’s important to be dedicated and practice on the regular basis. Attending Esports events and being active in the community will also help gamers to get noticed by different organizations and teams.
How much money do Esports players make?
According to thestreet.com, the average Esports player in the US and China makes around $3,000-$5,000 per month. Obviously several factors affect salaries. It depends on the popularity of the Esports title, player performance in the past competitions and the region the player is competing in. Tournament prize pools and incentives affect salaries as well.
What Esports game should I play?
Selecting a title for a career in Esports is very subjective and depends on the gamer’s preference. Esports is divided into several categories and every title is unique in its own way. Some might like MOBA while others might prefer FPS games.
Where can I find Esports news?
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