When people think of eSports they think of the Ninja's of the world, professional gamers with millions of social media followers, but the lifeblood of the industry is the amateurs who love to watch hours of game competition footage daily and provide the user base for Super League Gaming (SLGG) .
Super League CEO Ann Hand sat down with TheStreet to debunk some of the myths about who plays these games and where the eSports and community gaming industry is headed.
"I mean one of the things that I gave a lot of time and thought to before I jumped into Super League was a lot of those types of questions. Who is a Gamer today? Can I represent a Gamer," Hand said. :And what I saw as we were running different types of family friends, test events was I saw a lot of young girls and young adult females in the
audience. I saw fathers playing with sons together. So I saw multigenerational gaming. Um, and it really, I had to go through my own process to debug who a Gamer is."
About 50% of avid gamers are married, and 30% are female, according to Hand.
To hear Hand debunk more myths about gaming check out the video at the top of the page.
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