2016 eSports Review: Pro Sports Investment

2016 eSports Review: Pro Sports Investment

2016 eSports Review: Pro Sports and eSports (Photo: PSG eSports)

2016 eSports Review: Pro Sports and eSports (Photo: PSG eSports)

TNL Take: Let's have a quick review of what's happened this month so far:

If eSports was hyped on caffeine in 2016; seems as if it's moved to crystal meth in 2017.

2015 saw 4 Pro Teams investing in eSports. 2016 had over 20.

TNL Infographic 021 (Graphic: The Next Level)

So what will 2017 bring?

/01 An NFL team will make a move before next season starts

/02 Europe will continue to dominate overall investment

/03 Another country will announce a similar e-league like France's

/04 A publisher will work with a league to form a more formal structure

/05 eSports teams will start wearing Pro Team merchandise