Mobile esports has become the talk of the town over the last 12 months. Whether it’s mobile adaptations or established titles in the sector breaking viewership records, gone are the days that competitive gaming is split only by console versus PC.
How much of mobile esports’ documented rise is simply hype, and does it have staying power long term? Whilst many see mobile esports as a future growth point within the sector, what is the current state of mobile esports globally?
Mobile esports’ Eastern dominance
To fully understand mobile esports’ potential it’s essential to look at where the sector is living its best life: Southeast Asia.