NY Times on eSports Recession

BY Andrew Miesner / April 1, 2009

NYTimesWith the economy going the way it is, futures in the eSports gaming industry are starting to dwindle. Infact the eSports industry has recently been in the New York Times where they have looked at several careers of gamers, their highs and now their lows.

The NY Times article is focused on what players are doing now after their highs in eSports such as taking jobs like us “normal” people. The NY Times also mentioned the fact that several key sponsors to big name teams have pulled their contracts and no longer support the teams.

Video games may be as popular as ever — people in more than 65 percent of American households play, according to the Entertainment Software Association — but the professional sport of gaming has nearly collapsed.

 

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