Scrims Esports Gaming Center recently opened their doors to esports players in January 2021. This esports venue features 60 (SIXTY!) high-end PC and console gaming, regular esports events, Smash tournaments, and even wine events every first Friday of the month!
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.
Esports has taken the world by storm. At the time of writing, esports has generated a following of about 474 million viewers from around the world. Also, the audience of the sport is expected to grow by as much as 100 million in the near future. Asia has been recognized as arguably the center of esports.
The Blue Pill and the Red pill both refer to choices. In the movie The Matrix, there are two pills offered to Neo: A blue pill and a red pill. The blue pill will keep him in Wonderland (the world as it seems) while the red pill will show him how deep the rabbit hole goes.
These terms have become metaphors at ggCircuit for embracing the esports venue status quo or seeing a new reality and making a change towards nirvana. These concepts apply to this article in that we will be talking about the two sides of being an esports venue owner, and how to navigate the two sides.
The ggCircuit SpecOps team recently provided services for several clients that were looking to get their esports centers improved or ready for operation. In case you didn't know, we have more than 16 years of experience (and counting) in operating esports centers.
UNTTS Gaming Lounge is gearing up to be one of the high-end gaming centers in Spain. Gaming never sleeps in Madrid as they are open 24/7! This esports venue offers cutting-edge gaming machines and high-speed internet to meet the world benchmark of esports gaming.
At ggCircuit, our goal is to provide all of our partner esports centers with the best services possible. The advantage of using our ggLeap management software is that we can evaluate some very pertinent and interesting data across our network. One of those is what GPUs are installed in our customer locations.
In the development of the esports ecosystem, some entrepreneurs have created a business known as the "esports consultant". This esports consulting market can be a wide range of things. Tournaments, marketing, leagues, and coaching can be many niches that their consulting fits into the wide world of esports organizations and businesses.
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.
Last year, eFuse's Erin Ashley Simon interviewed our CEO, Zack Johnson, to talk about how ggCircuit came to be, the LAN center industry, and AtHome gaming during the pandemic. We were about to release our AtHome client during the time of the interview.