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Between 2019 and 2023, the online gaming sector is predicted to surpass US$200 billion, with a CAGR of 7.2 percent % over that period. More and more consumers are turning to digital forms of entertainment as a way to stay connected and engaged both socially and competitively with friends and online communities. Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Twitch.tv saw 17 billion hours of content watched in 2020, up 83 percent from 2019’s 9 billion, while Valve’s popular game marketplace Steam saw its DAU’s increase to 120 million, up from 95 million in 2019.
It is clear COVID-19 has created serious tailwinds for the gaming industry, which proved to be a popular form of entertainment while the world was stuck in quarantine. According to a report by GlobalData, the Esports industry has caught the attention of a wider audience with online formats spiking interests from traditional sports organizations amid COVID-19.
Alpha Esports Tech (CSE:ALPA) is set to capitalize on this growing gaming trend through its competitive gaming platform GamerzArena that offers tournaments, head-to-head betting, skill-based contests and league play with Alpha Coin, a Bitcoin-pegged token. Through its “freemium” model and exciting new partnerships, the company is creating a tremendously vast ecosystem in the online gaming and esports world.
The GamerzArena platform provides a high-quality experience that leverages a “freemium” model that allows users to immerse themselves in the gaming world with few restrictions. The level of free value this platform provides makes it an easy upsell for the platform’s premium subscription model, GamerzArena+. Users gain access to Alpha Coin, a Bitcoin-pegged token, bigger tournaments and prizes, gameplay stats and analytics, head-to-head betting and the opportunity to be scouted to larger teams and leagues.
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