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October 9, 2020
Sports Games

LVL Berlin and Hertha BSC get into FIFA 21

German gaming brand LVL partnered up with Hertha BSC football club to grow the FIFA 21 scene in Berlin. The new tournament series will be called La LVL Liga. Starting on October 10th, a lengthy tournament event will commence and go on until the end of the 2020/21 Bundesliga in May next year. A totalMore
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June 26, 2020
Esports News

eNASCAR Heat Pro League Series Signs Deal With MAVTV

Motorsport games have seen a big increase in interest during recent times. As a matter of fact, with many ‘real’ sports leagues out for the count, organizers and fans turnedMore
June 25, 2020
Esports News

The Ultimate Gaming League ups the ante with a weekly Twitch schedule

The Ultimate Gaming League (UGL) has announced an all new summer schedule packed with content and competition for everyone’s taste. The UGL is envisioned as an inclusive platform for allMore
June 4, 2020
Sports Games

Assetto Corsa Competizione Esports is getting bigger by the day

When it comes to esports, the biggest names have never been those of racing games – that might just be about to change! Assetto Corsa Competizione together with one ofMore
April 8, 2020
Sports Games

iRacing – the next big thing?

Given the current situation, a lot of events, esports and otherwise, are severely hampered. Amidst tons of cancellations and postponed events, it seems like nothing is happening anymore – butMore
April 7, 2020
Sports Games

NBA 2K20 Players Tournament – Everything you need to know

In “normal” times the beginning of April would signal the NBA season coming to a close. Some end-of-season matches would be played across millions of TVs throughout the US andMore
April 4, 2020
Esports News

DraftKings launches DFS on eNASCAR contests

With more and more sports moving partially or completely to esports at the moment, it’s no wonder that NASCAR is doing the same. Already, some sports have taken to launchingMore
April 2, 2020
Sports Games

F1 Virtual Grand Prix is back for another round

In lieu of real sports events in the current crisis, several sports have switched to a different format – esports. Virtual competitions are just about the only event that canMore
March 30, 2020
Sports Games

All racing games are going virtual

In the middle of the corona-crisis, fewer and fewer public activities are still allowed – amidst the cancelled events were also a whole series of esports events. Despite their virtualMore
March 26, 2020
Rocket League

USL looks to Rocket League to maintain engagement

In the middle of a coronavirus-enforced tournament break, the USL has decided to run a tournament in Rocket League. The USL or United Soccer League oversees the US club soccerMore
March 25, 2020
Sports Games

F1 Bahrain Virtual Grand Prix concludes – is the future of (e)sports remote?

It’s no secret that, alongside the real-world Formula 1, an esports series featuring the same teams take place. While F1 esports doesn’t draw nearly as many fans as other typesMore
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Sports games are the closest thing to ‘real’ sports that esports will ever be – and they have a large intersection when it comes to fanbases. Sports video games appeal even to viewers that aren’t that interested in video games – precisely because they are close to traditional sports.

Esports betting is alive and well in the world of sports games – and there is quite a selection of games out there. Whether you are into football, basketball or another sport – there’s an esport for you out there! Even if you are interested in a game with a fantasy angle, games like Rocket League offer a unique driving sports game experience.

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Are sports games in esports growing?

The simple answer is: yes. Along with the esports world itself, sports games in esports are finding more fans, players, investors and so on. Along with that, the betting side of sports games especially is growing quickly – a lot of betting and sports fans are looking to branch out.

Then there is the Fantasy esports world – things like the eNASCAR DFS are becoming more and more commonplace with each week. New providers are picking up sports games and adding them to their repertoire, and large organisations are supporting them as well.

There is a huge variety of sports that manage to draw in all sorts of interested fans – the same is true for sports games, especially as there is such a variety in games. Whether you are interested in a competition between teams, games for one person or many, or even in the management aspect of the sports experience, there is a game for that.

Top Sports games in Esports

If there is a sport, there is an esport for it – but some are definitely more popular than others. Easily one of the biggest is football – FIFA is one of the most popular sports games in esports. Check out all the latest FIFA news here.

Another popular title is the NBA-sponsored NBA 2k and the associated NBA 2k League – one of the most popular sports games out there. Similar leagues also have associated games – the NHL, NFL, Formula 1 and more each have a corresponding esports version – as does the aforementioned NASCAR  league, and even the Madden NFL.

The Betting experience

For betting fans (and sports fans) sports games are the perfect entry into the esports world – you’re probably already used to most of the things you’ll come across when it comes to sports games news and betting.

Games follow the same rules – rounds, half-times, off-side and more. In fact, you’ll even be able to bet on some of your favourite players, depending on which game you are interested in. Titles like FIFA or NBA 2K feature players and teams from the ‘real’ leagues.

Sports Games in the news

With more and more fans being drawn to sports games as the esports industry expands, it’s pretty common to see one of them making headlines. Check back to this page for all of your sports game news needs!

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