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SM-22’s business consultants are experts in delivering results for companies in the eSports industry, using years of knowledge and experience to drive growth.

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The World of Electronic Sports

With a generated revenue of £1.1bn worldwide in 2020, eSports is a highly lucrative, growing market, with Newzoo’s Global Esports and Live Streaming Market Report saying that it’ll surpass an annual revenue of £1.3bn million in the year 2021.

The Growth of Cloud Gaming

Cloud gaming, also known as gaming on demand, is a type of online game that uses remote servers to run video games, streaming them directly to user devices. The global market for cloud gaming will hit 23.7 million paid users and revenue of £1.16 billion in 2021.

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eSport Market Statistics

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There are currently more than 222 million eSport enthusiasts worldwide

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There was more than £450 million worth of sponsorship investments made into eSports in 2020

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UKIE data shows that the eSports sector in the UK has grown by approximately 8.5% year on year between 2016 and 2019

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Just one global eSports event held in the UK can generate the equivalent of 238 full-time jobs, as well as £12 million for the eSports sector

Mobile Gaming

In 2020, mobile gaming tournaments not only came close to the statistics of PC gaming but actually overtook many popular competitions in classic eSports. By 2027, the global mobile gaming market is set to reach a worth of £111.7 billion, growing at a CAGR of 11.5% between the years 2020 and 2027.

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Augmented and Virtual Reality in Sports

In sports, AR/VR allows athletes to improve their skills, reduces the risk of injuries and is able to enhance the viewing experience for fans. With AR in stadiums, venues can provide an interactive way for visitors to navigate the venue, helping them to find their seats, meet their friends and more.

From gaming to coaching, both augmented reality and virtual reality have revolutionised the eSports industry. Combining technology and sports, they provide a unique experience for both sporting professionals and fans as they continue to grow. It is fast becoming an extremely lucrative industry, virtual reality has an estimated worth of £4.65 billion.

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Unrivalled Support & eSports Industry Connections

Our experts are proud to support eSports businesses and entrepreneurs in growing their companies and profits. With several decades of experience and a wealth of industry connections, we have long-standing relationships that can help to open the doors to investment, sponsorship and unique branding opportunities for our clients.

These relationships have been developed throughout years of working in the sports and technology industries, accompanied by the development of an expert knowledge in digital media. Working with eSports businesses to accelerate growth, we provide a platform of insight and knowledge. With a support system built on reputation, we offer our clients access to the right industry connections to produce exceptional results.

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