How eSports Are Taking Over The World
At a recent event hosted by Coutts, how to monetise competitive gaming was the hot topic
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Leading figures from across the UK’s esports industry gathered in London last month as the number of global spectators in the sector reached hundreds of millions.
A number of traditional sports teams are already taking notice. In football, Manchester City, West Ham, Wolfsburg and Paris Saint-Germain have all employed professional esports players.
The media is also waking up to the impact of esports. The Daily Mail has taken on a
The industry is led by South Korea and the US and there are significant numbers of viewers in countries such as Russia,
Britons are making a name for themselves as commentators – or
It is a new and exciting form of entertainment and by sharing knowledge and expertise across the industry, the UK can play a major role in its development.
Coutts closely follows the latest developments in technology and entertainment. In the case of esports – or computer gaming as a spectator sport – we brought key people from across the industry together to discuss how best to monetize tournaments that can attract millions of viewers.
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