Global annual esports revenue braced for $250m blow

Latest forecast blames Covid-19 for fall in revenue as merchandise and ticket sales plummet

The global esports market is expected to be hit by a $250m revenue blow for 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to latest forecasts. Research undertaken by market intelligence firm Newzoo suggests global esports revenue will top out at $950.3m, having predicted annual revenue of $1.1bn in its original February forecast.…

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