These days, eSports is an uprising form of competition which has over 300 million loyal fans over the world and this number is growing rapidly year after year. According to research, eSports revenue is about to surpass $1 billion in 2019 making it an attractive market not only for professional players but for companies as well. And today, we will talk about the first category.
Remember your parents saying that by playing video games, you will never be able to make a living? The last decade has completely changed this viewpoint and now the best players are earning seven figures in a year only from winning tournaments. But in fact, they are making even more money with sponsorship deals and team salaries.
The most profitable eSports disciplines are Fortnite, League of Legends, Dota 2, Call of Duty, and Counter-Strike. The latter has been around for many years and it is considered to be a game that sets the foundation for eSports. And in this infographic, provided by DMarket, you will find the top ten teams that have made the most earnings of all time in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the latest version of the game released in 2012.
Infographic Source: https://dmarket.com/ingame-items/item-list/csgo-skins