eSports, or multiplayer, spectator-focused competitive video games, is experiencing global growth — and thriving in Georgia. With the video game industry’s economic impact topping $750 million in Georgia in 2017, the latest figures available, 2018 showed to be another pivotal year.
The pool of eSports players in the state is on a fast-paced trajectory in line with international growth, supported by collegiate programs fostering the digital entertainment industry. eSports has fueled the growth of video gaming with 150 game development studios located in Georgia.
Top gaming proprietors in Atlanta are enthusiastic about the growth potential of the industry.