China’s booming esports industry is already the world’s largest by number of gamers with some 470 million consumers, according to iResearch.
The Middle Kingdom will remain the largest esports market in 2020, boosted by official recognition of the sector, with revenues expected to hit up to $400 million this year.
Greg Turner, a China sports and entertainment expert, says this is also thanks to Chinese universities launching esports degrees and new training centres mushrooming across the country.
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