Are you finally thinking about opening your own esports gaming center business? Thinking about quitting your 9 to 5 job and starting doing something that is in line with your gaming hobby? You came to the right place but be warned, a lot of things that will be discussed here may break your expectations and may even get you discouraged from even starting.
Starting a business can be difficult. Starting an esports venue business is even more difficult. In one of the episodes of our Esports & LAN Center Show, our CEO, Zack Johnson, and I discussed the top 10 common misconceptions when opening an esports gaming center.
Organized competitive video gaming or esports has continuously grown over the past years to become a global phenomenon. As the popularity of online computer and video gaming grew, so too did its following.
Today, esports competitions from all over the world are followed and watched by thousands of fans live and thousands more through online streaming. Major esports tournaments can be as avidly followed as regular sports events.
Thanks to the growth of esports, gaming centers have been seeing a resurgence in business. Esports venues, a similar concept to internet cafes, are also enjoying a rise in popularity.
If you are hoping to capitalize on the booming esports and gaming industry and open an internet cafè or a dedicated esports venue, you need to research and plan thoroughly.