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September 24, 2020

Expected to grow 150% by 2018

eSports to generate USD 747M this year

eSports to generate USD 747M this year
According to some number crunching, the research firm found that USD 579M (77%) of the total value in 2015 came from sponsorships and advertising.
United States | 10/30/2015

According to some number crunching, the research firm found that USD 579M (77%) of the total value in 2015 came from sponsorships and advertising.

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y 2018, SuperData expects the eSports market will be valued at $1.9 billion with amateur and micro-tournaments and online betting and fantasy sites gaining popularity. The later makes up $28 million (4%) and $56 million (7%) of the current eSports value.

The firm also noted that mobile eSports is a growing sector which it expects to continue to rise in popularity.

North America and Europe make up a combined 52% of the market ($400 million) with Asia’s eSports market valued at $321 million.

SuperData also expects the eSports audience to hit 238 million by 2017.

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