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SBC analysis: Deloitte’s eSports 2016 predictions

Deloitte has released its technology media telecommunications (TMT) forecast for 2016, and it makes for some interesting reading in regard to eSports.  It is estimated that as an industry it will grow by 25% and create global revenues of $500m (£346.8m) in 2016. This is up $100m (£69.4m) from last year. Deloitte’s predictions fall some way short of some of last year’s …

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eSports 2015 SBC report – Part 1

2015 looked set to be a big year for eSports, but on many accounts it ended up being somewhat larger than many anticipated. Viewer numbers increased, both live and online, with 36 million tuning into the League of Legends World Championship final whilst tournament prize pools also grew. The prize pool for the International Dota 2 tournament this year was $18m …

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More Gfinity eSports shares to go on the market

UK eSports events firm Gfinity has revealed that it lost £3.6m in its first full year. The company are far from being in panic mode however, with this considerable expenditure necessary to build the infrastructure which’ll allow for future expansion. The launch of the UK’s first dedicated eSports arena (in partnership with Vue cinemas) for instance was costly, and as …

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Gfinity – pushing eSports forward in the UK

Gfinity is a UK based eSports firm which, if you haven’t already, you’ll struggle not to hear about in 2015.  In collaboration with Vue Cinemas it has established a dedicated eSports Arena, the UK’s first, and the initial Gfinity UK Championships are already underway. We caught up with Head of Partner Relations, Martin Wyatt, to discuss one of the fastest …

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