eGaming isn't just fun - it's become big money. Professionals can average up to $10,000 a month and corporate sponsors have come on board. Pro gaming revenue has grown 40 percent in the last year alone.
The days when gaming was a niche passion are long gone, as gamescon, the gaming industry trade fair in Cologne, shows. Yet despite its own multitude of gamers, Germany is still losing out on market share in the sector.
Vendors used Gamescom 2017 to showcase a plethora of computer games. Many are or will be big sellers, but only a few can make it big in eSports. What does a title need to become a successful eSports brand?
Gamers are voters, too. At least the ones over 18. Now shortly before a general election, top policymakers in Germany have discovered the digital gaming community and are sitting up and taking notice.
Rainbow Six: Siege is the newest competitive gaming craze. What are the reasons for its recent breakthrough and what are its prospects for long-term successful in the world of eSports?
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