In 2021, eSports generated revenue of $175.8 billion globally.
The Mexican market, last year the market was valued at one thousand 67 million dollars.
Currently, only in Mexico there are more than 80 million gamers.
Up to 10,000 dollars (about 200,000 Mexican pesos) was won by the winner of the Excel World Cup, yes, Microsoft software.
Recently, it was carried out Financial Modeling World Cup (FMWC) Opena tournament of eSports that brought together the most outstanding characters of Excel, which, of course, already has its champion.
No, it’s not a joke, but a reality that makes us see that Microsoft software is much more than what we have been taught for several years.
And it is that, one of the industries that little by little is growing is that of eSportsWell, in 2021, these generated revenues of 175.8 billion dollars globally, according to data from Newzoo.
On the other hand, in Mexico, taking into account that last year there was a 5.5 percent growth in the number of gamers in the country, last year the market was valued at 1.67 billion dollars and, by 2022, the figure is expected to reach 1.152 billion dollars, according to information from PwC.
Without a doubt, we are talking about one of the industries that will become much more present in the coming years and initiatives such as the one launched by the Financial Modeling World Cup (FMWC) Open show that, in reality, there is a large community that is much more avid for this type of technology.
The winner of the Excel World Cup took home $10,000
One more time, the winner of this Excel World Cup was the Australian, who also won the not inconsiderable amount of 10 thousand dollars (about 200 thousand Mexican pesos) for their performance and “skill”.
Among some of the competitions that were developed in the contest, each of the participants had to carry out the following tasks:
- Create a game in the style of “slots”in which whoever played it could be rewarded with points.
- Design a boat racealso with a points system.
- Develop a predictive systemin order to know the points of an opponent just by knowing their actions, this being the most complex task to perform.
Before the rise of the eSportsit is not surprising that, more and more, brands begin to ally strategically in the industry, as it recently did Adidas with the soccer team Miguel Layun and the Host of Fox Sports, Rodolfo Landeros.
19esportsas the team of the current player of America is called, emerged with the aim of promoting the community gamer Mexican, of which it is estimated that, at present, there are about 80 million gamersthat is, 63 percent of the total population, according to Rebold data.
In short, we are witnessing a new way of understanding video games and, above all, the way brands are taking advantage of this scenario.
If the predictions come true, we are talking about the fact that, in the not too distant future, eSports they will become a very powerful industry.