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By 2027, the video game industry is expected to increase by nearly 141.6 million.
In 2021, the video game sector registered more than 46 billion dollars.
The game “League of Legends”, registered in 2018 one thousand 400 million dollars.
The video game industry continues to grow at a hectic pace, motivating many people to join it every day. It is the case of a war veteran who found in video games a way to make money, teaching gamers ‘League of Legends’ to fight in the game to win.
As a very active market, the video game industry reached a value in 2021 of approximately 198.5 billion US dollars and, as reflected a Mordor Intelligence reportit is expected that by 2027 this increase will be close to 141.6 million.
The leading countries in this market are, According to a study by the Spanish Video Game Development, China who leads the world market with a revenue in 2021 of more than 46 billion US dollars from the sale of games, consoles and other related components; in addition to Japan and South Korea, which occupy the third and fourth position in the world ranking and which had estimated revenues of more than 29 thousand 500 million dollars.
Veteran earns millionaire sum training players from ‘League of Legends’
A retired war veteran is making a huge fortune teaching digital warriors to fight on their computers to be the best players in ‘League of Legends’.
The soldier identified as Mark Neace, was an Army intelligence sergeant, but now he is dedicated to training people on how to play the video game “League of Legends”, the most popular game and that, according to a study by SuperData Researchregistered in 2018 one thousand 400 million US dollars.
Neace detailed in an interview with the American media that electronic sports is gaining ground, where it is considered an Olympic event, with a still very small group of coaches, so he took advantage of the opportunity and registered 700 thousand dollars last year.
“I’m one of the first video game trainers, so I don’t really have to fight to retain clients, as silly as that sounds,” said Neace, who toured Afghanistan during a four-year military career.
He also detailed that “if a fitness trainer heard that, they would say, ‘That’s amazing,’ because it’s a very competitive industry and everyone on Instagram is a fitness influencer these days.”
The former sergeant details who charges $250 to $300 for 90-minute online sessions, and who trains over a thousand clients a year, including the tackle 49ers defensive back Kalia Davis; the founder of Glassdoor, Robert Hohman; and the popular youtuber and world-class player Richard Blevins, aka Ninja.
“While I was deployed, I couldn’t sleep, a lot of stress and there was always that feeling of responsibility: was I doing enough for these guys to make the right decisions on the battlefield?” he said.
Given that, he indicates that his wife encouraged him to start his own website where he initially charged $100 for a training session and quickly took off. With the extra time and a steady stream of customers, he was able to triple his prices.
Currently many young people in the world are venturing into this industry in order to become professionals and work hard in it, as in the case of the former soldier. Given these data, a survey conducted by HyperX, through his Facebook account, revealed that 79.6 percent of the gamers He stated that he wants to develop professionally in this industry.
Likewise, the survey was conducted among his followers in Latin America and had a response from 1,767 people of both sexes, between 18 and 40 years old, where The areas of greatest interest within the field of esports stand out with 78.5 percent would like to be a professional player, 7.1 percent would like to found their own team and 4.9 percent play a role as coach.
In that sense, currently these sports are very similar to the traditional sports business, since they register event organizers, teams, professional players, sponsors, announcers and fans with an audience, so over time it will transform more until it becomes a important industry.
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