- Gaming is becoming a growing source of income for tech companies. Internet company Tencent recorded a record quarterly profit of $ 3.8 billion and a 65% increase on the wings of mobile gaming.
The market has 1.4 billion gamers worldwide, according to market offices an estimated 700 million online. In e-games, players compete against each other live, with considerable prize money available at the top.
Tencent is one of the major investors and organizers behind events for e-sports, where teams physically meet each other to play games.