Friday, February 06, 2015

For Twitch (And Others in eSports), the Next Challenge Is Getting Mom and Dad to Watch | Re/code

Sign of the times

"The global audience for video games streamed online on sites like Twitch is still growing fast, and a big chunk of that growth is widely attributed to eSports — competitive games organized and played at a professional level.

At the DICE Summit today in Las Vegas, Twitch COO Kevin Lin said he expects eSports to be “in five years, a top-three sport.” That is, he expects the combined worldwide viewership for competitive video games to approach that of soccer, cricket and basketball."
For Twitch (And Others in eSports), the Next Challenge Is Getting Mom and Dad to Watch | Re/code
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