eSports | CNNI
This Open Animation was created for a series of packages airing on CNN World Sport and CNN Digital.
“The stadiums are full with thousands of fanatical fans. The players can become millionaires, even while they are still teenagers. The games themselves are played by millions of people all over the world. Welcome to the world of eSports. Over 5 days, CNN World Sport will take you inside this new sporting world. We will meet the globe’s top players in popular games such as Countersrike and League of Legends as they compete in a World Championship event in Poland. We investigate how big business and broadcasters are investing heavily in eSports. And we will travel to South Korea, where eSports has a huge following, to meet the gamers who have become national celebrities.”