Researching the growth of eSports in the UK
My piece with Dr Mark R Johnson, "Researching the growth of eSports in the UK" can be accessed here.
In 2015, eSports and professional gaming competitions were watched by almost 200 million people.
To date, over $200 million has been awarded in prize money, which is increasing year-on-year. It is clearly emerging as a mainstream global phenomenon, but this year has also been pivotal for the growth of eSports in the UK.
Researchers Dr Jamie Woodcock and Dr Mark R Johnson look at what kind of growth UK eSports is making in this exclusive article.