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Understanding Esports in Southeast Asia

Understanding Esports in Southeast Asia

The esports market continues to grow on an exponential scale in Asia with a prediction of a 3 billion revenue by 2022, up from 655m in 2017.

Greater Southeast Asia  (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan/Chinese Taipei) is becoming a huge region for esports as the industry grows through tournaments, franchised leagues and increasing prize pools.

In this report compiled for us by market research and consulting firm Niko Partners, we explore the esports market in Southeast Asia, covering areas such as:

  • Market size comparison from 2017 to 2022
  • Revenue
  • Top games and largest tournaments
  • Esports Tourism

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What the inclusion of Esports at the SEA Games will mean for the industry?

What the inclusion of Esports at the SEA Games will mean for the industry?

For the first time in its 60-year history, the SEA Games will be including an esports tournament as a fully medalled event for its 2019 lineup. This marks the very first time that esports will enter a major international sporting tournament on an equal footing with the rest of the traditional sports that are involved.

In this content we explore the potential industry impact of esports’ inclusion including valuable insight from market research group Niko Partners. Discover:

  • The impact for the chosen games to be featured in the SEA Games
  • What new opportunities there will be for esports going forward 
  • What does it mean for game developers wanting to get their title into major tournaments 

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5 Ways to Create World Class Esports Arenas

5 Ways to Create World Class Esports Arenas

As Esports becomes more and more mainstream, it is only a matter of time before physical Esport arenas become a permanent fixture. So how do we create world class Esports venues? What are the challenges and how do we overcome them? What are the differences from traditional sporting venues? In this article we explore 5 ways to create world class Esports spaces and why its time to jump on the bandwagon now.