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What Is Esports?

Esports, also known as electronic sports, is a term to describe organized, competitive video gaming. Most commonly, esports takes the form of organized, multiplayer video game competitions between individual players and teams. These games can range from multi-player online battle arenas to single-player first-person shooters, and virtual reconstructions of physical sports to survival battle royales.

The Benefits for Students

Because many esports are played as a team, every game requires students to work collaboratively with their teammates. Teamwork is essential for a high-performance team to reach its goals. Esports helps students build strong communication, collaboration, and teamwork skills, plus it can help players develop soft skills, problem-solving skills, and social skills.

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The Growth of Esports

Growth in Schools

Gamers are watched by millions of fans from all over the world. Many schools and universities are building their own esports teams as a way to build community and help students develop critical skills and gain valuable experiences.

Esports Viewership

The esports market has boomed in recent years. Total esports viewership is expected to grow at a 9% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2019 and 2023, up from 454 million in 2019 to 646 million in 2023. (Insider Intelligence)

Market Value

In 2021, the global esports market was valued at $1.08 billion. It’s estimated that the global esports market revenue will reach almost $1.62 billion in 2024, suggesting that the industry is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years. (Statista)

HP Omen: Be the Envy of Your Competition

From PCs and monitors to accessories, the innovative OMEN gaming line is designed to provide the performance that competition requires. Whether you’re an esport athlete or a competitive gamer, the OMEN series will give you the edge and confidence you need to win, time and time again.


You can’t make it to the winner’s circle without a winning PC. Immerse yourself in the game with HP Omen desktops.

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HP Omen laptops were designed with the power and performance you need to crush the competition.

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Next-Level Hardware: Durability & Unrelenting Power for Elite Performance

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How RTI Can Help

Gaming requires the right hardware, furniture, and accessories. With RTI’s next-level gaming solutions and equipment, you get the performance that competition requires, professional-grade accessories, innovative new form factors, and cutting-edge hardware with power that won’t hold you back.

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