(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 4, The New York Excelsior (L) and Shanghai Dragons play during Stage 3 of the Overwatch League Inaugural Season video game play at Blizzard Arena in Burbank, California. Photo: AFP

E-sports could compete with Fifa for viewers and ad dollars if Tencent and others can calm health concerns

  • The appeal of e-sports fans is obvious – they’re young and highly committed to their favourite e-sports games, and represent a growing demographic
  • Part of the appeal of e-sports is that it opens up new possibilities to less physically-gifted kids, and could redefine what it takes to be an ‘athlete’
Topic |   E-sports

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 4, The New York Excelsior (L) and Shanghai Dragons play during Stage 3 of the Overwatch League Inaugural Season video game play at Blizzard Arena in Burbank, California. Photo: AFP
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