By far the biggest market when it comes to the world of eSports is the North American market. Generating millions and millions in revenues every year, the North America has become the centre of the eSports industry and without a doubt it will remain that for many years to come.
North America eSports
The eSports industry is expected to reach the $1.1 billion worth by 2019 and this is mostly because of the eSports in North America. According to some reports, in 2016, the North American eSports industry has generated more than $175 million by selling tickets, merchandise, sponsorships, broadcasting rights and many other aspects related to the industry. This is by far the biggest amount of all the country in the world. It needs to be said that the eSports tournaments that had the biggest prize pools were held in North America (The International 2015, The International 2015 and The International 2014). All of the mentioned North America eSports tournaments had the prize pool of over $10 million. The International 2016 on itself had the prize pool of over $20 million.
The biggest tournaments, the best teams, the biggest prize pools and the biggest sponsors are making this region currently the strongest in regards to eSports industry. Some of the biggest names in the video gaming development are from this region and it is no wonder that the North America eSports currently leads the industry in all aspects.