E-sports is the latest in the world of gaming. Also known as the MMORPG there are 400 million people playing this kind of games worldwide.
It has everything like live sports such as groups, and different game types. The games that are popular among e-sports lovers are: League of Legends, Star Craft, World of War Craft and Everquest.
But who are the gamers? According to statistics 60% of the gamers are male. Most gamers are in the age group of 23-28 years. 50% of them are surprisingly are employed in full time jobs.
78% of these players are those who are married but do not have kids. 80% of the gamers play with someone they know.
These players spend about 22 hours per week playing e-sports. And most importantly more than 50% of the players are addicted to these games. It is self confessed.
Addiction to e-sports is said to be as serious as any other type of addiction. It is a fact that there are certified rehab centers to offer relief from gaming addiction. Internet addiction centers have been around since the beginning of this millennium.