Esports White Paper from AGC Partners Explains it All – Esportz Network

Esports White Paper from AGC Partners Explains it All – Esportz Network

AGC Partners, an investment bank focusing on strategic advisory, just released its latest white paper, covering the esports industry in its entirety.

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Esports White Paper

In a sector that is seen as one of the fastest-growing areas of the world, competitive gaming needs big updates. The new report provides a very comprehensive outlook into the broader esports industry. Starting with an explanation of what esports is to its growth, AGC Partners’ report proceeds to talk about industry trends before ranking the various titles in their “Esports Watchability Score” (EWS) and finalizing with companies and investment information.

“Esports have evolved from hacked-together LANs in the back of comic book stores to global distribution at sold-out arenas,” Mike Rufail, Founder and Chief Gaming Officer at Envy Gaming said.

According to data from Newzoo’s 2020 World Atlas study, esports is a top ten sport globally just behind baseball and rugby. Newzoo also projects the market to reach $1.64 billion by 2024 and $1.1 billion in 2021 revenue. Another area of growth is collegiate esports, where U.S. colleges offer about $16 million per
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