5 valuable organizations in the world of eSports

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Digital economy, Digitalisation, Gaming and eSports / 13 July, 2022
5 valuable organizations in the world of eSports

Andrea Daly Aurenty Journalist

The eSports industry continues to flourish with no sign of slowing down from the momentum it gained during the pandemic. This is reflected in the 2022 report from Newzoo, a company specializing in data and analysis on video games and eSports, which stated that an audience of 532 million subscribers is expected this year.

Faced with this accelerated growth and the competitive environment of this industry, the competitions become more and more lucrative for the organizers and with a better reward for the winning teams.

In fact, by 2022 revenues of 1.88 billion dollars are estimated.

Organizations within eSports

The leading organizations in the world of eSports are valued at up to $460 million, which has attracted the attention of many low-ranking players to build teams that can compete professionally.

One of the current challenges in this environment is the video game in which the teams play, since the relevance of it could determine the profits. A particular case that has been affected by this issue is OverWatch, while games like League of Legends and Valorant lead the world of eSports.

Esports: top leagues, games and sponsors

Esports: top leagues, games and sponsors

Undoubtedly, the world of eSports has ceased to be a simple pastime to become a millionaire industry, which is also sponsored by large companies.

Top 5 organizations in the world of eSports

This growing industry continues to attract the attention of investors around the world who seek to place their money in lucrative industries that can generate a return on investment and, in many cases, align with their tastes and preferences.

For this reason, we want to highlight here the 5 organizations or teams with the highest ratings in the eSports market.

Team SoloMid (TSM)

First place goes to TSM, a team founded in 2009 by Andy “Reginald” Dinh. Although they stand out for their development in League of Legends, they also have players in Fortnite, Apex Legends, Rainbow Six: Siege, Valorant, among others.

This team has an estimated valuation of 540 million dollars with revenues of more than 56 million dollars during 2021.

100Thieves

Just 4 years on the market, 100 Thieves is worth $460 million with an estimated $38 million in revenue over the past year. They mainly develop within Call of Duty: Vanguard, League of Legends and Valorant.

TeamLiquid

One of the teams with the longest track record in the environment. Team Liquid was founded 22 years ago, in the year 2000 and apart from participating in numerous competitions, they also carry out some such as: Team Liquid Legacy Starleague, Team Liquid StarCraft II Open and Team Liquid Starleague.

They are valued at 440 million dollars and their estimated income for 2021 reached 38 million dollars.

FaZe Clan

Beginning as a Call of Duty clan, this organization is now active 12 years later in a long list of video games, including: Fortnite: Battle Royal, Valorant, Halo, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

They are valued at $400 million and their 2021 earnings were estimated at $35 million.

Cloud9

This team works mainly in: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Overwatch and Valorant. They are valued at 380 million dollars and their estimated income for 2021 was 35 million.

Although its value is the lowest on this list, this team has 10 years of experience and a variety of games in which they play, one of them being chess.

A lucrative industry with a promising future

The eSports industry definitely bodes well for the future, with more viewers each year, more investors, and more competitions held globally.

Thanks to this, investment in eSports and video games has become one of the most requested in the financial market.

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