The global esport industry is in fire, and now some investors are on the market.
In fact, the video game industry is blossoming with more products and tournaments that appear around the world. According to a 201
This figure represents a 13.3 percent jump from a year ago – or an increase of $ 16.2 billion. The market research tracks usage and trends in esports, video games and mobile.
"Esports, the What makes it so special is that it's a global thing. You can compete anywhere, "Alex Mendez, an esport commentator and league host of" Overwatch, "told CNBC, pointing out that there are games and leagues all over the world.
Mendez said he started playing video games after to give up football.
"And then I just decided: I'll surpass this for a career," he told CNBC. "But that's when everything was so small. Now we sell Barclays Center. It's just thinking. "