You have to know these 8 facts about Esports

Esports, short for electronic sports, refers to competitive video gaming.

The industry is rapidly growing, with global revenues projected to reach $1.5 billion by 2020.

Professional esports players can earn significant salaries and prizes, with some tournaments offering millions of dollars in prize money.

Esports tournaments and leagues have attracted large audiences, both in-person and online.

Esports has also been recognized as a sport by the International Olympic Committee and some national Olympic committees.

Many popular esports games such as League of Legends, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive have huge followings and professional scenes.

Esports teams and organizations have also attracted investments from traditional sports teams, owners and celebrities.

Esports has been featured on television, with TBS airing the ELeague Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament and Turner Sports and WME | IMG creating an esports league that aired on TBS in 2016