The high-level takeaways from our 2018 Global Esports Market Report have been made available in a complimentary version that you can download below. This is the fourth edition of Newzoo’s annual report, which provides an in-depth look at the esports economy, globally and per region, and a realistic estimate of its future potential in terms of trends, viewers, franchises, and revenue streams.
Please note that we review these numbers every quarter and update if necessary. You can always find the latest high-level estimates here.
In the coming year, the global Esports Economy will grow to
$905.6 million, up 38% YoY.
Brands will contribute 77% of this, or $694 million, a 48%
increase since last year.
The global esports audience will reach 380 million this year, made up of
165 million Esports Enthusiasts and 215 million Occasional Viewers.
On its current trajectory, we estimate the esports industry will
reach $1.4 billion by 2020.