• Esports and PC hardware's growth is like peanut butter and jelly

    5 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    GUEST: PC gamers are nothing if not passionate. They're often labeled as “enthusiasts” and even “hardcore,” but whatever label seems most fitting, PC gamers comprise a group of more than 1.2 billion individuals around the globe. This number is only growing, and its upward swing is directly connected to the surging esports industry. Market research firm Newzoo estimates the esports economy to reach nearly $700 million this year, representing a year-on-year growth of 43 percent. By 2020, Newzoo expects that to more than double, reaching $1.5 billion.
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