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What's the future of esports? - BBC My World

Published on 01 Jun 2021 / In Gaming

E-sports is growing in popularity fast. As it gets more popular it becomes more competitive which means it's also becoming more lucrative. In 2019 the estimated global audience for e-sports was 425 million and the industry was valued at over a billion dollars. The top players can earn big money and in the winner of the Fortnite World Cup '19 took home 3 million dollars. But can e-sports continue to build on its success?

This video explores what the E-sports landscape might look like in the future. Tell us what you think in the comments.

BBC My World is a new show for young people around the world, brought to you by executive producers Angelina Jolie and the BBC World Service. We've also partnered with Microsoft Education and BBC Learning to show you how the news is made, fact-check stories and spot fake news.

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