eSports Players play in video game tournaments. Some represent professional sport clubs, serving as club ambassadors by competing in FIFA tournaments while wearing the club’s kit, attending events and challenging fans to video games. Some clubs also recruit eSports Players for video games such as League of Legends.
eSports Players are expected to create their own social media content, most notably by live streaming on Twitch, to engage with a greater number of fans and attract new support.
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eSports Players train for as many as 14 hours a day. However, as they grow in prominence and commercial opportunities increase, it’s important they stay in shape to try and increase their desirability for commercial partners.
There are no educational requirements needed to become an eSports Player.
As with many professions, hours of dedicated practice are required to reach the top of the field. Regular gameplay and experience of competing in and winning tournaments are essential. Applicants should have built a dedicated following through activity on Twitch and other social media platforms.