Korea’s largest esports producer and network OGN announces its expansion in North America — and will spend upwards of $100 million dollars in doing so.
Although the player base for the overwhelmingly popular battle royale game has dwindled, its esports scene is yet to show signs of slowing down.
And if history taught us anything, they won’t be for very long. Tickets for the first stage of League of Legends World Championship 2018 will be going on sale in just a few hours.
In an effort to bring esports even closer to mainstream recognition, the Korean government announces plans to build three more esports stadiums as well as a dedicated referee training facility.
Taking a closer look at the Korean PUBG scene, we sat down with OGN’s and SPOTV’s caster and analyst, Seungmin “JoelSophie” Lee.