In the news recently…
The League of Legends Worlds quarterfinals matchups have been revealed. A disappointing year for North America, with not a single team from the region advancing past groups, leading to calls for the academy system to be improved to encourage better development of amateur players.
San Francisco shock sweep Vancouver titans to win the second Overwatch League Grand Finals.
Hi-Rez COO Todd Harris talks to Venture Beat about how Smite’s esports scene helps the game grow and encourages player engagement.
Riot have committed to building a Teamfight Tactics esports scene starting in 2020. My current addiction.
Anyone here watch any esports, and if so what games? Do you follow it because you play the game itself? Or just because you enjoy watching? Are they a legitimate competition, or just a bunch of kids spending too much time infront of a PC? Is an esports scene something a developer can purposefully push, or does it need to happen naturally? Is it esports? eSports? e-sports???