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Top 3 esports league to look out for as a professional gamer

Nancy Jaiswal
Nancy Jaiswal
Posted on 17 Sep 2022
12:00 PM
eSports is a field which sells the dream of becoming an advanced pro in the industry

eSports is a field which sells the dream of becoming an advanced pro in the industry Source: Unsplash

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Summary
eSports represents the world of competitive and planned video gaming sessions
eSports is an industry that continues to grow in both in terms of popularity and revenue

eSports represents the world of competitive and planned video gaming sessions. As professional gaming continues to become more and more seriously taken, it has been witnessed that players from different leagues, nations and even teams participate in esports leagues or tournaments of games such as Counter-Strike, Pubg, Fortnite, Call of Duty, League of Legends, Madden NFL and Overwatch to compete and win prize money from the comfort of their own homes. These players are watched, admired and followed by millions of fans across the world who attend live events, or analyse their playing strategies online. Some of the popular streaming services like Youtube also allows viewers to follow their favorite players as they play real time.

Career Scope in Esports

eSports is an industry that continues to grow, both in terms of popularity and revenue. In the year 2017, the global eSports turnover was estimated to be around Rs. 52,412.21. As per Statista, the market was also estimated to exceed 1 billion by 2021. More of an increment by half when weighed against that of the previous year.

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While the viewership numbers at the major stadium competitions continue to increase at a high speed as fans scramble to catch their favorite teams at the game, online viewing has also been on the rise. This makes esports gaming a lucrative market not only for online video game players but also for different brands and video game producers as well, making it a good career choice for budding enthusiasts.

Top 3 esports league

eSports is a field which sells the dream of becoming an advanced pro in the industry. As per the statistics 83% teenage girls and 95% teenage boys play these online video games on a regular basis. With its ever growing popularity, competition in eSports is fierce, with hundreds of players competing for slots and prizes. Some of the popular esports league in India are as follows:

  1. Call of duty league:

Call of Duty is a popular first-person shooter video game franchise published by Activision. Initiated back in the year 2003, the game focuses on World War II. However, with time, the series has seen games set in different backdrops. The latest instalment of the game, Call of Duty: Vanguard, was released for the general public on November 5, 2021.

 esports gaming a lucrative market not only for online video game players but also for different brands and video game producers as well

esports gaming a lucrative market not only for online video game players but also for different brands and video game producers as well Source: Unsplash

2. Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour:

The Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour is another popular global tournament series for players interested in smash-hit fighting games. The game has been developed by Bandai Namco Entertainment, Inc.

3. League of Legends World Championship:

The League of Legends World Championship is the annual League of Legends flagship tournament which has also been widely recognised as one of the most-played video games across the globe. The 2016 League of Legends World Championship was one of the world's most watched esports events, reaching 43 million unique viewers and 14.7 million peak concurrent viewers.

It is no surprise today that professional gaming offers ample career opportunities to the upcoming generation. The credit for this exponential growth can only be attributed to the growing young population, and the high income opportunities associated with the field. With the covid-19 outbreak, time spent online has also increased drastically, with more people dipping their toes in professional gaming as a means to pass time, as well as earn. So are you ready with your gaming remote?

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Last updated on 17 Sep 2022
12:04 PM
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