Providing a gaming business that caters to all gamers is something you need to establish as soon as a customer walks in your door. At times, we have found that even adding the word "esports" to your business could provide some apprehension before they step foot in your business. This may be because the word esports can mean everything is a competition. It's important to take time to get to know your gaming customers and find out what makes them interested in coming to your venue and what they like to participate in.
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.
Seattle is a city that’s known for its amazing coffee, scenic views of the Puget Sound, and its booming tech industry. The last thing on your list of “must-do” activities should be visiting GameWorks Seattle! If you’re like me and you love video games and esports gaming but hate to go all-in with them because of an addiction and just want to play casually (or competitive, if that’s your thing), then this is the place for you. It’s worth checking out their gaming lounges which feature PC gaming stations and various arcade cabinets.
The ggLeap development team has been reinventing and improving our esports center management software since its inception. After the release of ggLeap 2.0 last April, our devs have been hard at work to add extra features that will help esports center owners with their day-to-day business operations. If you are still on the fence about our software, read on to see how much we have improved ggLeap with its recent May 2021 update.
Las Vegas has always been a city that is on the cutting edge of entertainment. Music, nightclubs, and gaming have all been popular pastimes for Las Vegans in the past. Now, esports is finally catching on in Sin City! HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas is now open as one of the newest venues in town.
One way esports centers can take advantage of the summer season is to offer technology summer camps, which can bring in much-needed revenue. However, many centers do not know how to deal with these camps, missing out on a good opportunity.