UK-based esports orgs and businesses raised a record £42m in funding in 2020 according to new report

Article contains affiliate link UK-based esports organisations, startups and scaleup companies raised £42m in 2020, making it a […]

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July 29, 2021
Rix.gg reveals Valorant Huntress Trials player rank data: ‘Are female and marginalised gender players good enough to become pro gamers? The answer is simple – yes they are’

Rix.GG, UK esports organisation Rix.GG has released player rank distribution data from the Huntress Trials, a female and […]

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June 9, 2021
Research reveals the UK’s most popular gaming franchises, average UK gamer spend, the most played games during lockdown and more

Article contains affiliate links Esports News UK covers a spate of recent surveys and reports looking at gamer […]

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February 20, 2021
37% of Brits are familiar with esports but engagement remains low – YouGov report on gaming during lockdown

Four in ten Brits (37%) are familiar with esports, but just 6% of them are engaged with these competitions in some way. The majority […]

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October 29, 2020
New report shows just how much esports viewing and livestreaming has increased during lockdown

It’s a given that esports viewing and livestreaming has increased during the COVID-19 epidemic, with more people staying […]

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July 13, 2020
1.2m adults in Britain watch esports, according to new research by Kantar

The number of adults in Britain who say they watch esports and other competitive gaming events has risen […]

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November 9, 2019
UK esports players expected to earn £3m from prize winnings this year, passing the £20m mark by 2023

It’s been predicted that British esports players will earn more than £3m from prize winnings alone in 2019. The […]

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February 15, 2019
Breaking down the research that claims more 13-15 year old girls are involved in esports in the UK than boys

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco digs deeper into the recent Kids Insights study that claims more 13-15 year […]

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December 23, 2018
Esports contributed £18.4m to the UK economy in 2016

Esports made an estimated contribution of almost £20m to the UK economy back in 2016, with a workforce […]

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October 9, 2018
'Aspiring streamers are willing to push themselves hard' – new study looks at what makes a successful streamer

New research by Goldsmiths, University of London with researchers from the London School of Economics, has looked into what […]

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December 10, 2017
'Awareness needs to be raised' – just 20% of Brits who are aware of esports have actually watched it

A new YouGov report has confirmed what already seemed to be the case – awareness of esports in […]

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September 29, 2017
How big is esports compared to other gaming markets? Top 6 stats from Superdata's 2016 report

Research firm Superdata has just released a ton of information about the size of the esports market – […]

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December 21, 2016