Ever since the rise and popularity of esports, there have been debates that they will soon replace real sports. Then there are others who completely deny it and say that, since esports are, they’re not real. So are esports real sports?
They have different meanings, but by strict definition, esports and physical sports all involve their own respective plays whether on a field or in front of a screen. That’s not where the similarity ends. In fact, you’d be surprised at how alike they are. So whether you believe that esports are real sports or not, here are some facts and statistics that you may want to know.