E-sports to billion revenue

E-sports to billion revenue

Tech August 21, 2017 07:12

- E-sports, digital sports tournaments, will be billionsports. It is still in the shadow of console games, but according to Dutch SuperData, the race is up 20% this year.

With this, 258 million people will play e-sports games like Dota and Dota 2 through online platforms like Twitch. At the last tournament $ 10 million prize money was paid, the prize money for Dota recently went to a record of $ 20.8 million. \u0026 Nbsp;

According to the company SuperData in The Economist, e-sports last year spent $ 900 million on advertisements, tickets and merchandise. At games it is $ 83 billion.

The influence of e-sports has attracted big companies to the playground: Amazon bought Twitch for $ 1 billion. Disney buys a controlling interest in BAMTech, a video broadcast company \u0026 nbsp; Who bought rights to 'League of Legends' until 2023.

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