A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that loot boxes and skins gambling, two emerging gaming growth sectors, will reach a total spend of $50 billion by 2022, up from under $30 billion this year.
In a mesmerising Grand Final, showcasing the potential of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports scene, PENTA Esports crowned world Champions.
The eSports industry has been on a surge lately, and Newzoo has the stats to back that up — $325 million in revenue in 2015, $493 million in 2016, and if projections hold up, $660 million in 2017.
CS:GO Prize Pools are reaching a $M4,4 in less than 3 months, since the Epicenter 2017 tournament.
Let’s have a glance to the CS:GO teams in order to analyze the top#30. According to esportsearnings website, the global prize pool distributed to the top#30 CS:GO teams, reaches $31 990 352. The team Virtus.pro is #1 with $2 605 358 earned and NRG Esports closes the rating with a $252 424 global prize pool.
Nielsen announced the launch of Nielsen Esports, a new business vertical focused on competitive gaming that will leverage the company’s expertise and leadership in media consumption and valuation.
The International 2017 is the third Major of the 2017 season and the seventh annual edition of The International. The tournament has been hosted in Seattle for the sixth consecutive year. Teamliquid won that edition.
Overwatch World Cup 2017: Sydney Qualifier from 21 to 24 of July. Japan vs Australia was the most watched match (stats without chinese viewers)
This report by Newzoo will serve as a basis for reflection on how marketing experts can reach their target audience amongst fans who potentially represent millions of people.
Growing at a blistering 42% CAGR, eSports influenced PC Hardware purchases will reach over $2.2 billion in annual sales by 2020.