Esports refers to a form of competition using multiplayer video games. The ongoing 2018 Asian Games feature esports as a demonstration sport. ESports will debut as a medal event at the forthcoming 2022 Asian Games.
The brokerage has gained access to information to conduct research by forming partnerships with financial firms and research companies in Asia, Europe and North America, including Newzoo, an Amsterdam-headquartered market intelligence provider, as well as RBC Capital Markets, an investment banking service provider subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada.
Based on the network, Samsung Securities predicted that the global market would record a compound annual growth rate of 27 percent for five years until 2021, undergoing “structural growth,” according to a 36-page report released on Aug. 16.
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