BUILDING A NEW WORLD: Moderator Jeff Robins with John Fazio of Nerd Street Gamers, Joe Marsh of T1 Entertainment & Sports and Mark Deppe of the University of California, Irvine. (Courtesy Paciolan) Competitive gaming develops a range of facilities, from pros to the grassroots The growth of esports secured it a spot at Pacnet this year, as three people with different views of competitive gaming’s facilities landscape contributed to the discussion. Helping shape those views is the unusual top-down way in which esports developed.   “The pro scene got popular and developed quicker than the amateur college and high school scene, so we’re kind of working backwards now,” said Joe Marsh, CEO of T1 Entertainment & Sports, a joint venture between Comcast Spectacor and South Korea’s SK Telecom. “We have these top-tier pro leagues, and then we have this void that we’re trying to fill. … We need more investment […]
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