Couple of highlights for the non-readers
For years it has been common for sports fans to descend on stadiums or local bars to watch their teams compete. Increasingly, that’s becoming more common in the world of video gaming through the rapid rise of esports. The poll finds 38 percent of teens and young adults say they are fans of esports — about the same as the 40 percent who are fans of professional football.
And just like with football, the elite tournaments of esports, like the newly formed Overwatch League, inspire communities of fans and friends around them.
Blizzard says 10 million people watched the Overwatch League’s opening week. The matches weren’t on network TV, so most watched through streaming sites such as Twitch.
(ok defense of fanboy status a little)
So what do you think? … I feel a community is just what people in the gaming community want…but they don’t even know what it is…Until they get here