eSports is not just big, it’s huge. A recent report from IHS Markit shows that total hours viewed in the genre grew 19% to 6 billion globally in 2016. By 2019 this number will jump over the 9 billion mark.
It has always been a hard task to predict which of the many technological novelties will rule our fast-changing world. Not long ago 3D TV was deemed “the next big thing” but just after a few years it turned out to be… dead.