Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany, has become an annual site for an ESL “Counter-Strike” tournament. (Helena Kristiansson)
As in U.S., competitive gaming boom drives innovative design overseas
The esports industry is exploding. Revenue is expected to exceed the billion-dollar mark for the first time in 2019, according to gaming market research company Newzoo.
With that kind of money up for grabs, purpose-built arenas are being constructed at a breakneck pace and multipurpose venues are keep...