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The State of Esports in 2021

June 16, 2021 / by Kamil Malinowski posted in Esports, Insights

As we all know, the Covid pandemic has had a huge impact on the world as a whole. The same goes for Esports, which saw a mixed 2020, and like much of the world, has yet to recover in 2021. 

Between event cancellations, delays, and a host of problems adjusting to gameplay solely online, there have been many ups and downs. However, with vaccines rolling out and regulations being slowly eased, events are once again starting to be hosted in LAN environments and there’s even potential for crowds to be back down the line.

Let’s take a look at how Esports has fared so far in 2021 and how things could look going into the second half of the year. 

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Covid's impact on esports events in 2020

January 29, 2021 / by Kamil Malinowski posted in Streaming, Esports

The Covid-19 pandemic had a massive impact on everybody in 2020, from individuals to the largest businesses. It’s no different when it comes to esports and specifically tournaments, despite the industry flourishing coming into the year. 

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