(usually used with a plural verb) competitive tournaments of video games, especially among professional gamers.
e·sport, (used with a singular verb) a video game suited to or popular in this kind of tournament.
of or relating to esports: an esports event;esports gambling.
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How to use esports in a sentence
VSPN facilitates esports competitions in China, which is a massive industry and has expanded into related areas such as esports venues.Chinese esports player VSPN closes $60M Series B+ round to boost its international strategy | Mike Butcher | January 22, 2021 | TechCrunch
Sooner rather than later, an esports star will front the Adidas brand globally.Why Adidas treats esports deals like media partnerships, not sponsorship deals | Seb Joseph | January 18, 2021 | Digiday
If it’s about traditional sports owners pouring millions of dollars into an esports league run by Activision Blizzard, which is one of the biggest software publishing companies, that’s a story that general audiences will care about and invest in.How The Washington Post’s Launcher covers gaming and esports inside a mainstream publication | Tim Peterson | January 12, 2021 | Digiday
esports One, a startup bringing the fantasy approach to esports, is announcing that it has raised an additional $4 million in funding.
Over the last five years the brewer has pitched itself as the main beer of esports, funding everything from teams to players, channels to competitions.‘We want our brands to be where people are’: As gaming becomes a culture touchstone, advertisers toggle in | Seb Joseph | December 1, 2020 | Digiday