Watch Newsy On TV

Varsity Gamers: The Dream

SMS
Varsity Gamers: The Dream
Esports is pulling in huge audiences and payouts. For some of the game's best players, going pro is more viable than ever.
SHOW TRANSCRIPT

With viewers, sponsorships and prize pools now outpacing even some traditional sports, video games are suddenly a more viable career path than ever.

And like any other big college sport, there's that hope in the back of players' minds that their talent and training might get them noticed. But they'll have to balance the ultra-competitive world of esports with the rest of their academic ambitions.