16+ CR GTD
Header banner - Nostra Poker
Click here to get the latest issue of our e-Magazine
Pokersaint - Lead
Professional Gamers To See The Rise Of A New Esports Stadium In Toronto Esports
Jochebed Mendes
Posted on 11 May, 2021
By Jochebed Mendes
On 11 May, 2021
Share
By Jochebed Mendes
On 11 May, 2021
Share

Professional Gamers To See The Rise Of A New Esports Stadium In Toronto


Nowadays, professional gaming has taken to new heights in the market. Due to this change in course, a company in Toronto has set up plans to build a massive esports theatre in the city.

OverActive Media has set up plans to build a 7,000-seater arena at Toronto’s exhibition grounds. Once the COVID-19 outbreak and the lockdown ceases and it becomes safe, the arena will welcome all esports fans to come and watch the gamers play. Overactive media owns ‘Toronto Defiant’ and ‘Toronto Ultra’,two professional teams, the first one being the player of first-person game Overwatch while the second one being the player of Call of Duty.  

ALSO READ: Technology And The Growth Of The Esports Industry

Alyson Walker, chief commercial officer of OverActive Media told CTV National News that the core was absolutely Gen Z. millennial (s); those folks that grew up playing games. 

Esports is a booming industry in the global market now and with some tournaments drawing larger audiences than the Super Bowl, it has been recorded by Statista that the estimated audience for this year would be around 474 million. The revenue estimation would be close to $1.1 billion.

Adam Denton, who plays the first-person shooter game player for Toronto Defiant told the media that the gaming industry was getting a bigger boost globally day by day.

Apart from building a huge esports stadium, the company also opened up a 15,000 square foot training facility with many rows of gaming PCs along with locker facility, just like any other sport team would have.

Toronto Ultra’s Call of Duty player, Jamie Craven told the CTV National News that a couple of years ago he was playing video games in his bedroom and now he’s in a 15,000 square foot facility playing a video game while also getting paid for it. 

According to sources, the players in Denton’s Overwatch League earn about $50,000. The players, Denton and Craven, told the media that it takes continuous training to get better, usually pulling 12 hours a day, six times a week in training.        

For more news and updates, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com. Follow us on our social handles Facebook, Instagram, and Telegram
BLITZPOKER’S Freeroll

Photo Credit: Dezeen 

  



More News

Star PUBG Player Harmandeep Singh aka MAVI Departs Orange Rock Esports
Esports
11 May,2021 

Star PUBG Player Harmandeep Singh aka MAVI Depa...

Fantasy sports
8 May,2021 

Indian Fantasy Sports Could See 80% Drop In Rev...

Esports 2021: 5 Things to watch out for
Esports
5 May,2021 

Esports 2021: 5 Things to watch out for


Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Dangal box

Top 10 Poker Rooms

Pokersaint box banner

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE


    • Accept .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt files only. and Max file size 20MB.

    SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE


      • Accept .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt files only. and Max file size 20MB.