Tom Rogers on the Popularity of Esports

400 million people are watching esports

Tom Rogers, the Executive Chairman of Engine Media, talks to BTV about esports rise in popularity.

Approximately, 400 million people across the globe, in every country are watching esports. Whether they are watching contests or participating through video gaming in some form of esports, the number of participants is huge.

Rogers expects that over the next four or five years, the economic model of this will spread further. “We will see a very powerful esports industry, not only in terms of consumers participating but then the full economic muscle that it brings,” says Rogers.