The Esport Philippines market has risen at 12.9 percent per year since 2017 and with over 43 million active gamers. Smartphones and mobile internet have become more widely available, which has aided this increase. Mobile Legends, one of the country’s most popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games. The top of the gaming sector, with 2.65 million daily active users, in April 2019 and a CAGR of 8.78 percent over the previous five months. Other titles like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), Tekken 7, DOTA 2, and League of Legends have significantly impacted the nascent Philippine esports scene. However, the local gaming community’s enthusiasm for native esports leagues has not materialized.
As a result, game companies have found it challenging to achieve long-term mainstream success in the Philippine professional arena aThe difficulty of demonstrating the consistency. Longevity of video games as a professional feature is the source of these difficulties. International leagues like. The Overwatch League and League of Legends: League Championship Series have proven their global success. through a consistent basis of viewer engagement, attracting outside investment. As a result of their success in producing revenue streams. Serving as a case study for the local esports sector. They are now being use as a model for the local esports industry.
Taking Potential and turning it into Measurable Growth
The success of esport in the Philippines will determine by how private players. The government invest in tournaments and other esports-related activities. Competition, Production Value, and Accessibility. Three success drivers highlight by YCP Solidiance to help push the sector out of its early stages.
For the online game business in the Philippines to overcome its hurdles and achieve mainstream success. all three core drivers emphasize the need for collaboration and significant effort. This study looks at how industry participants and the government can reinvent the Philippine esports ecosystem. Converting potential into exponential numbers and positioning the industry for future success.