ESports is a term used to refer to games played at a competitive level. These games can be single player or team based. Players compete for money, fame and glory. In addition, they may also have a role as physical trainers.
To participate in eSports, participants need a device. These devices include PCs, consoles, mobile phones and laptops.
The eSports industry is expected to reach $1 billion by 2021. It is mainly led by the United States and Europe. Most eSports participants are between the ages of 21 and 35. They usually work full-time jobs.
Professional and semi-professional players are often contracted to teams and have a salary. Teams are putting a lot of money into training facilities and headquarters.
Players compete in leagues and tournaments. Each eSport has its own set of rules and regulations. All competing competitors must abide by them.
Many eSports events have live streams. You can watch these on YouTube and Twitch. There are also in-person interviews conducted by players and team members.
During these eSports events, fans gather in stadiums to witness high-level play. Fans also travel across the country to see these games in person.
ESports is growing exponentially. The eSports industry has generated over a billion dollars in revenue in the last year. Some estimates predict that this figure will reach 1.8 billion by the end of 2022.
Unlike other sports, eSports are completely digital. The majority of eSports are live streamed.