Where does American society stand on E-Sports? The older generation probably is getting stead fast on the stance of "No, it is a distracting hobby and not the same as football or basketball ". Asia as well as the younger generation might disagree. These E-sports participants are every bit as motivated ton be the best as any athlete in my opinion. Hundreds of hours of training and learning the best strategy to defeat your opponent.
E-Sport games are really any game which has a competitive scene attached to it. These include games such as League of Legends, Rocket League, Overwatch, Fifa, Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat to name a few. The monetary incentive is there, with tournament winning, subscribers to twitch.tv and Sponsorships. Big names such as Rick Fox and Shaq have invested in E-sport athletes predicting where sports might go in the future.
Golf can be played drinking a beer, bowling as well. People consider these sports maybe it's time to consider broadening the definition in 2019. Is it as physically taxing as football or basketball? definitely not but as competitors these "Gamers" are just as dedicated to mastering their craft. Welcome to the Future Everyone