The world of eSports is evolving right before our eyes. Once operating in the margins of mainstream media, it adds high-profile events, evangelists and investors by the day. The market is what every traditional sports league dreams of: young, global and diverse.

But it still lacks a world-class space for gamers to physically gather on a grand scale. The demand is there, so the only remaining question is who will supply the authentic eSports venue that draws people together?

Current arenas can adapt. New developments can create an eSports-specific experience. Follow along as we explore the future of the live eSports experience through the lens of competitors, fans and broadcast.

 

eSports by the Numbers

  • 1 in 3
    Have engaged in eSports
  • 2020
    Potential Olympic Games debut
  • $1B
    Global revenue by 2019

3 Questions to Ask Yourself

  • 1
    What’s my current seating inventory range look like?
  • 2
    Does my facility currently support high-density Wi-Fi?
  • 3
    How do I capitalize on an influx of first-time visitors?