The number of esports players in China is expected to grow to 425 million this year. This comes following a study that was recently released entitled “2021 China E-sports Industry Development Report”.
The research showed that the last five years have been a golden age for the Chinese gaming industry. “The report pointed out that e-sports has emerged from narrow groups and turned into a widespread game during this period and has become a widely popularized culture in the society today,” said China International Radio.
The survey goes on to say that the number of global gamers will hit 474 million this year. Furthermore, esports competitions are scheduled to pay out $1.084 billion in prizes this year.
(All information was provided by Railly News)