The gaming industry is one of the fastest-growing areas of entertainment, and esports are a major reason for that. Video games often have a competitive element to them, and over the years, players have created competitions to see who could get the highest score of the quickest run. Over time, these competitions have evolved into professional video gaming now known as esports.
Esports involve lots of different video games, with all games have a competitive element and offering lots of exciting moments to fans and players alike. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is one of the most popular esports thanks to the high level of skill needed to excel at the game. In recent years, lots of sportsbooks have started offering esports events such as CS:GO for fans to bet on.Over time, esports have changed a lot but CS:GO competitions still remain some of the most popular esports events for fans to watch and bet on.
Why is Counter-Strike so Popular to Watch and Bet On
Counter-Strike averages around 400,000 monthly players, and it’s enjoyed all over the world. The game itself is a first-person shooter where two teams attempt to eliminate the other team or complete their objective. Each team consists of five players, and one team takes on the role of terrorists and have the objective of planting a bomb at one of the bombsites. The other team are counter-terrorists and must prevent the terrorists from completing their objective by eliminating them or defusing the bomb.