Video games are enjoyed and celebrated in various ways. In recent years, esports (organised competitive video game playing usually between professional players or teams) has grown in importance and events are being organised and broadcasted worldwide. In 2017 the number of esports viewers amounted to 335 million worldwide. Thousands of players are gathering to see professional teams competing for first place in their favorite games, Overwatch, FIFA, League of Legends, Fortnite…
Esports is an important and rapidly growing segment of the video games industry. Many of the games played in esports competitions and tournaments worldwide have been developed and/or published by ISFE’s members or by the members of its national trade associations.
ISFE encourages the development and growth of esports in Europe through ISFE Esports