By: Haydn Taylor
When it comes to esports investment, the wide end of the money funnel is overflowing with cash. According to the latest Goldman Sachs’ esports report, investment in the sector increased 90% year-on-year in 2018, growing to $1.4 billion.
Every year the League of Legends World Championship continues to break its own records and, despite getting off to a somewhat rocky start, the competitive Fortnite scene has seen a much stronger performance this year, with high engagement and plenty of headlines. Meanwhile, esports with less of an audience focus — such as the mobile scene — are gaining traction, as players buy-in to compete for cash prizes.