The difference between esports and sports

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Thanks to the recent development of technology and internet speeds the eSports industry has become one of the fastest-growing sporting industries in the world. Not just in revenue, but viewership as well. Thanks to technological developments it has become a multi-billion dollar industry within a short period of time. However, it is estimated to be a $200 billion industry by 2020. If you still don’t know about eSports, will give you a brief introduction. eSports are organized video gaming events, it’s pretty much like your actual sporting events. Instead of real playing ground, this eSports happens over the internet. Even though it sounds simple, in recent years the competition and the prize money have gone through the roof because of the ever-increasing popularity of the event.  But the most important question is can you enjoy it as much as real sports.

Now that you understand the concept of eSports, you need to understand the ups and downs of real sports as well. Sports are very competitive and physical events. People that play real sports are highly trained athletes. The competition can be between teams or individuals. Nevertheless, they are highly trained to keep their physical and mental states at a constant level throughout the game. And the competition structure can be a bit different as well. Either it could be a well-organized event or it could be a casual participation event. Regardless of the nature of the sport, you are watching, the prime target is to entertain the viewer of the sporting competition. As we all know all sports are taking place in a highly competitive nature and it plays out according to a pre-defined set of rules. Most of these sportsman has years of practice and physical training under their belt.

When we talk about the differences between eSports and real sports, there are certain criteria that we need to consider. For instance, the definition, gameplay, and physical movements that involved with the game and the profitability of the event. When we talk about the definition of these sporting events, eSports is a sort of highly organized online video game competition where competitors compete with each other or as teams. But in real sports, it happens in a real-world stadium, and it plays according to a predefined set of rules and it’s physical. And as you can understand, in eSports players don’t have to be in the same place to start and continue the game. They can be anywhere around the world. They can connect over the internet to play the game. But in real sports, all the players and athletes have to be at the venue to play the game. Simply, you can’t punt virtually, you need to be there. And eSports not physically demanding at all. All it takes is fingers to play the video game. But in real sports, it takes much more than that. Real sports are very demanding physically. Several video games are on the top list of eSports. For instance, Minecraft and Fortnite. But in real sports, there are a lot of sporting events and there are multiple leagues for each sport. So the entertainment is endless.

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