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18 Apr, 2024 05:32

The cost of esports


On this episode of The Cost of Everything, host Christy Ai and expert Ivan Kerkoc explore the remarkable rise of esports from a niche interest to a billion-dollar industry in just a decade. What was once seen as a casual pastime has now evolved into a competitive ecosystem, attracting substantial investments and global tournaments. Esports isn’t just about gaming, it’s a multifaceted industry with professional players, teams, sponsors, and a diverse audience. With countries such as the US, China, and South Korea leading the charge, esports has become a cultural and economic powerhouse, reshaping how we perceive and engage with video games.