Fortnite World Cup and the rise of the esports industry

The Conversation Kyle Giersdorf, or Bugha to give him his game name, is US$3m better off after¬†winning the 2019 Fortnite world cup. The American teenager took home the largest-ever payout for a single player in an esports tournament. His win reflects the growing popularity of the game and the power of the esports market. British……

Trusted mechanisms to consolidate data on esports

Loughborough University Federico is a doctoral researcher within the Institute for Sport Business. As an entertainment industry leader and former broadcast journalist, he is exploring how different technologies can help the esports ecosystem to create more accurate data. Federico Winer is a trusted industry advisor for customers in gaming, esports, betting, lotteries, cinemas and digital……