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Ottawa, Apr 17 (Canadian-Media): Ever since it was recognized in 2018 by Maple Leafs winger Zach Hyman that e-sports was an expanded market, and an industry worth investing in, it has gained huge spike in online media during present lock down due to COVID-19 pandemic, media reports said.
Zach Hyman. Image credit: Twitter handle
Eleven Gaming, launched by Hyman in 2018 generated combined earnings of over $1.5 million within the first year of Fortnite’s competitive division.
The launch of SoaR Gaming, focusing on Call of Duty via YouTube, which was next launched by Hyman with over 21 million fans worldwide had generated 300 million impressions across social media platforms on a monthly basis.
The global e-sports market was valued at nearly $865 million (U.S.) in 2018, according to Statista.com.
According to predictions, about a month before stay-at-home orders in the United States and Canada, global e-sports market would reach $1.79 billion by 2022.