Esports Growth Has Exploded in 2020
With traditional sports shut down due to the pandemic, esports is expected to surpass $1.5B in a time of mass social distancing as homebound people tune in to watch “League of Legends,” “Overwatch,” and “Rocket League” placing bets on the outcome.
Positioned to Benefit From Global Exploding Demand for Digital Sports Wagering
The global video game market is forecast to be worth $159 billion in 2020, around four times box office revenues ($43 billion in 2019) and almost three times music industry revenues ($57 billion in 2019). As a result over 495 millionⁱ people worldwide will watch esports this year.
According to Neilsen’s Games 360 Report “66% of the US population over the age of 13 are gamers.” You’ll hear from speakers who are running major enterprises, or who have made significant investments, in the esports and video gaming industries — sharing insights on the opportunities and challenges of participating in the explosive growth of this unique and dynamic industry.