The popularity of e-sports does not stop increasing. These are competitions that are held in video games and range in levels from novice to expert. These disciplines can be played alone or as a team and allow participants to compete in online games to reach the top of a ranking or win a tournament.
Next, we’ll show you which esports are growing the fastest and why.
League of Legends
This game is in the first places of preference in terms of e-sports. League of Legends (LoL) It is available in 145 countries, for free, and it is a strategy game with several heroes that you must protect to win in a colorful fantasy world.
A game lasts between 30 and 45 minutes, the tension remains palpable until the last moment. On the map there are 2 teams of 6 players each.
Its fame is due, in the first place, to the fact that the game often receives updates and new characters appear every 2 to 3 weeks so that no one gets bored. The ranking system between players increases competition and you always push to play and replay to improve and be the strongest among your peers.
Counter strike is a FPS where players are divided into two teams, terrorists and counter-terrorists and then face off in different game modes. It has been considered a mature game in which participants must think, have strategies and adapt to enemies.
The game is sober, requires a minimum of mastery, and the player must train to win, which encourages him to repeat over and over again. The team spirit that is present in Counter Strike is a good point. You can play with your friends without wanting to beat them at any cost.
DOTA 2 is the sequel to the famous DOTA, pioneer of a game genre in its own right in the field of strategy, the MOBA. Two teams of five players compete in short games (average 30 minutes). The principle is to fight your way to the enemy fortress to destroy it, choosing from more than a hundred different characters.
Starcraft 2 is a real time strategy game (RTS) which follows Starcraft 1 and its expansion Broodwar. It is divided into three parts, each dedicated to one of the races in the game. All episodes are treated as a full game and this strategy adds more characters, missions, and a more advanced gaming experience.
Overwatch is a FPS, playable online where two teams of 6 players compete with heroes with specific abilities. It has an outstanding design, the universe is pleasant and it features a total of 21 characters, enough to entertain you for a moment before trying them all.
These first person shooter games are only 5-10 minutes long, enough to make you want one more game. The characters have unique moves and abilities.