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With 557 million viewers and USD1.5 billion revenue by 2021, e-sports is poised at match point

E-sports now commands significant viewership stakes, and support from traditional sports platforms. Besides catalysing investment, this has given the industry a well-rounded ecosystem. Here is a story in snapshots.
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Back in 1980, e-sports came into the limelight when 10,000 participants turned up at a tournament for a game called Space Invaders. Last year, the PUBG Global Invitational 2018, an international e-sports tournament organised by PUBG Corporation, had 20 teams competing for a share of the USD2,000,000 bounty over four days in Berlin. The industry of e-sports, also known
is the director of content strategy at NJGames.org. With a passion for all things related to sports analytics, he can be found rooting for outcomes to regress back to the mean. (Sources of the information for the graphics: esportsearnings.com; apnews.com; newzoo.com; businessinsider.com; cnet.com; medium.com; esportsentertainmentgroup.com; blog.streamlabs.com; espn.com; businesswire.com; images.eurogamer.net) ( Graphics by Sadhana Saxena and Mohammad Arshad)
Back in 1980, e-sports came into the limelight when 10,000 participants turned up at a tournament for a game called Space Invaders. Last year, the PUBG Global Invitational 2018, an international e-sports tournament organised by PUBG Corporation, had 20 teams competing for a share of the USD2,000,000 bounty over four days in Berlin. The industry of e-sports, also known is the director of content strategy at NJGames.org. With a passion for all things related to sports analytics, he can be found rooting for outcomes to regress back to the mean. (Sources of the information for the graphics: esportsearnings.com; apnews.com; newzoo.com; businessinsider.com; cnet.com; medium.com; esportsentertainmentgroup.com; blog.streamlabs.com; espn.com; businesswire.com; images.eurogamer.net) ( Graphics by Sadhana Saxena and Mohammad Arshad)

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