E-Sports now an official sport in New Zealand

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E-sports have been officially recognised as a national sports organisation in New Zealand.

E-sports is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. It is played by millions of people globally.

Esports, the simple abbreviation for ‘electronic sports’, is defined as a form of sports where the primary aspects of the sport are facilitated by the competitive playing of video games.

E-sports in New Zealand is looked after by the New Zealand E-Sport Federation.

It is estimated that there are around one million esports gamers in New Zealand. Therefore, this is an area of sport that could grow very quickly.

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  1. I wonder if E-Sports stuff is going to happen around New Zealand, maybe some of the really big competitions from other countries could come here – like the HALO one.

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