What is the emerging eSports industry?

Soon to be a 1 billion dollar business with over 300 million fans spread across the world. But it doesn’t involve a ball, stadiums or grass pitches eSports seem to be the next big thing in business.

eSports stands for Electronic Sports, its also known as professional competitive gaming. Live game-play is watched by millions online.

One major tournament, the 2016 League of Legends World Championship finals, attracted 43 million viewers.

Tournaments can generate dozens of millions of dollars thanks to sponsorships.

The highest earning player, German Kuro Takhasomi, has earned almost $3.5 million to date.

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