Edward Gaming’s Lee Ye-chan competes at the League of Legends World Championship Finals on November 6, 2021 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo: Riot Games via Getty Images
Edward Gaming’s Lee Ye-chan competes at the League of Legends World Championship Finals on November 6, 2021 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo: Riot Games via Getty Images
Esports

Chinese state media calls for an end to ‘chaos’ in esports industry amid Beijing’s tough stance on video games

  • At stake is China’s multibillion-dollar esports industry, expected to be worth US$34 billion this year
  • Esports players aged 18 are already considered mature because most participants consider retiring from the industry in their early 20s

Edward Gaming’s Lee Ye-chan competes at the League of Legends World Championship Finals on November 6, 2021 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo: Riot Games via Getty Images
Edward Gaming’s Lee Ye-chan competes at the League of Legends World Championship Finals on November 6, 2021 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo: Riot Games via Getty Images
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