Every year tens of millions of people play FIFA, the world’s biggest soccer video game.
A 17-year-old from Regina is one of the very best.
Alex Gonzalez-Aldana, who goes by the in-game handle ExraaCA, is in Atlanta this weekend to compete in a 64-person tournament with a $50,000 top prize. A win, or even an impressive performance, could catapult him into a career in eSports as a professional FIFA player.
Source: CBC News
Date: February 22nd, 2019
1) Is eSports a sport?
2) What sort of business could you package around the growth in eSports?