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According to a report by statistics firm Newzoo, global revenue generated from eSports in 2017 hit US$655 million (S$858.6 million), a 33% year-over-year growth from 2016.
The report also predicted a 14% year-over-year audience growth rate over the next few years, eventually reaching over 500 million occasional viewers by 2021.
Over 50% of eSports enthusiasts in 2018 were also projected to come from Asia-Pacific.