Comparing the Olympics With Esports Tournaments: Which One Is More Profitable?
We will be evaluating the different elements of the Olympics and esports competitions such as preparation, viewership, and generated revenue.
In recent years, the popularity of esports has skyrocketed. Even so, there is still a negative stigma attached to the competitive gaming industry. The participation of esports in major sporting events -- such as the SEA Games or the Asian Games -- can undoubtedly help remove this stigma. Furthermore, the emergence of esports in traditional sports competitions, such as the National Sports Week (PON) or the President's Cup, can also increase public awareness of esports.
The Olympics is widely regarded as the most prestigious sporting event in the entire world. Previously, Hybrid.co.id had discussed if esports deserves a spot in the Olympics. This time, however, I will compare the process of organizing the Olympics with world-class esports events such as The International and League of Legends Worlds. Through our analysis, we can try to observe if there are any similarities that suggest that esports and the Olympics can be juxtaposed.
Preparation of the Olympics
Unlock single premium content to access this article