Esports grow closer to real sports, grow more in mobile, and well just grow

You’re probably hearing a lot about esports these days.That’s because it’s one of gaming’s fastest-growing sectors.

Esports, as we call the competitive gaming scene, has become mainstream rapidly in the last six months, with networks like ESPN and TBS beginning to cover the scene. Segerstrale noted that esports is also growing outside of PC gaming, which has previously dominated the field. He says that the expansion of esports to more devices, including mobile, will help that growth to mainstream status. Colin Sebastian, analyst at R.W. Baird, estimates that esports will generate more than $1.8 billion in annual revenue by 2020.

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