A Brief Guide For New Esports Players
Esports Gaming Information
If you are not aware of what Esports is, then let us introduce you to the whole concept. Esports refers to a multiplayer video game that is played competitively for spectators to view; it is typically played by professional gamers. Basically, esports is an online games competition in which players are required to battle it out to the table or league.
Esports is developing so fast because of technology and commerce. Currently, these organized competitions are taking the online gaming world by storm and it has been estimated that in 2016 a record breaking 71.5 million people tuned in to watch the game. This figure has only increased since then and it would be safe to say that esports are here to stay.
As of last year, the esports gaming industry generated $325 million, and by the end of 2017, it is estimated that this number will rise to $493 million. The audience for esports is estimated to be roughly 225 million.
Esports Games Availability
There are various esports games that are available in the market for you to enjoy, however in the recent years there are some that are more popular than others amongst players because of their awesome gameplay and high quality graphics. When searching for esports games to play, some of the big names that you are likely to come across are Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm which is a strategy game from Blizzard, Super Smash Bros Melee from Warner from Nintendo, Injustice: Gods Among Us from Warner Brothers, Killer Instinct from Microsoft, and from Activision comes, we would say the most popular of all these games and that is, Call of Duty: Ghosts.
It can be quite difficult to describe what is so impressive about these games if you have not seen one of the games in action. The main aim of the game when playing esports is usually to defeat or kill the other player. These games can be quite difficult to keep up with as they are extremely fast.
If you are into esports and want to indulge further then there are many international tournaments for you to participate in as well. You may have heard of some of the tournaments that are from the game publisher Vale; they run The International Tournament which only features one of its own games Dota 2. The company opted to use crowdfunding in order to get this tournament venture started; they created a huge prize pool of a staggering $10 million! Other companies such as Blizzard Entertainment also host their own tournaments which include Esports games such as Starcraft. Created by Chris Metzen and James Phinney, StarCraft is a military science fiction media franchise. Lastly, one of the grandest tournaments that you will come across within the Esports industry is the League of Legends Championship Series which is hosted by Riot Games. This tournament is so exciting that in just 1 hour it even sold out the famous Staples Centre!