Dot Esports hits 3 million monthly users, helps drive industry growth
Austin, TX (December 8, 2017)
Dot Esports, a leading online publication and community page covering esports and competitive gaming, hit 3.1 million users in the month of November.
The all-in-one competitive gaming platform has grown significantly since its 660,000 user count in January 2017. The site has attracted a diverse international audience with its in-depth coverage of esports, from the players, personalities, and events to the the games themselves.
Over the last two years, the esports industry has rapidly been gained steam, grabbing the attention of both fans and investors across the world. According to a recent report by IHS Market, the amount of time spent watching competitive video games totaled more than six billion hours in 2016, up 19 percent from 2015. Moreover, the Olympic Council of Asia recently announced its decision to make esports a medal event in the 2022 Asia Games in Hangzhou, China—hinting at a potential future of esports gaining Olympic status by 2024. Dot Esports aims to be the one stop resource for Esports fans, players, and investors from all over the world.
Dot Esports' most popular game coverage includes League of Legends, which according to most recent figures has an active player base of over 80 million monthly players—over 27 million players every day. Dot Esports also provides intensive coverage on Dota 2 (which recorded an average of 861,173 players last month), Overwatch, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Call of Duty, and several other games.
“We see a healthy media sector in this space as a way to help esports expand and grow even more”, said Kevin Morris, VP of Content at GAMURS and Editor-in-Chief at Dot Esports.
Dot Esports also recently launched a new esports database, covering the rankings and stats for all major esports games, teams, and players.
About Dot Esports
Dot Esports is the premier global destination for coverage of competitive gaming. It is an all-in-one platform offering users breaking news, in-depth coverage of esports personalities and events, and soon, the largest single hub for esports data in the world. Their vision is to uncover the essential stories in esports, from the games to the people playing them. Founded in December 2013, Dot Esports is part of the GAMURS network of websites.
Founded in 2014, the GAMURS Group is the leading esports media network shaping the future of gaming. Through content and services, GAMURS strive to inform, entertain, and educate the global gaming community.
GAMURS is the parent company of Dot Esports.
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