What is an ESport?
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eSports is an abbreviation for “Electronic Sport” and refers to the competitive play of virtual games. The definition is somewhat fluid, but it generally refers to competitions in which players compete against each other in real or virtual versions of a sport. Typically, these games are based on real-world sports, and the matches are played on a professional level.
The eSports world has been expanding rapidly and is now attracting increasing fans. There are now several popular games in the eSports spectrum, such as League of Legends, Call of Duty, Valorant, and Fortnite. Howbeit, these are not the only games that are considered esports. Many other types of games are also trying to become esports. This has led to a variety of debates over the definition of esports.
The term eSports has been used to describe any competition in which gamers use technology to compete. In 2010, Jonasson and Thiborg published an article establishing a modern eSports framework.
The most popular games in esports include League of Legends, Fortnite, Valorant Call of Duty, and Apex Legends. Streamers on Twitch are playing these games while chatting with their viewers. These teams have made a name for themselves and have become big businesses. They are also the most watched video games on Twitch, with more than a million viewers watching the League of Legends World Championship Final. Some other popular esports are fighting games such as Street Fighter and Tekken, which involve high-level competitive play.
These games are organized and often have prize pools for each tournament. For example, the League of Legends Competitive Series, run by Riot Games, is a massive event with a prize pool of over $30 million. The tournament draw is so large that it has over 360 million hours of live broadcasts. Although these numbers do not count on demand rebroadcasts, they indicate eSports’ popularity.