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.