The organizers behind LA Olympics in 2024 are likely to add Esports as a standard sport to compete in this historical move as ever. Los Angeles has already been the host for the esports mighty, BlizzCon.
Although, International Esports Federation were the first one to initiate the thought process of introducing Esports in Olympics. This ambitious rising impromptu sport being projected at the Olympics could potentially be true. Videogames, apparently transformed into Esports has been the talking points in the past few years. The increase in events, exposures, and the interest companies are showing in to invest millions of dollars has attracted eyes of the masses.
“The 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles–a city always imagining what’s next, where sport, entertainment and technology mix like nowhere else–would enable the IOC to stay at the cutting-edge of digital youth engagement,” L.A. 2024 committee chairman Casey Wasserman stated.
“Esports in Olympics” has always turned out to be a rumor with every time Olympics coming around the corner. Apparently, Esports in Olympics 2024 will not be solely a dream. The immensely popular sport has attracted billions of viewers the previous years, and the number is inflated with every passing day.
LA 2024 committee said on Tuesday that last weekend’s sold-out Staples Center in Los Angeles for the League of Legends World Championships inspired the group behind the 2024 Los Angeles Olympic bid to work to harness esports technology for the Games in L.A.