Even the Olympics May Soon Be A Stage For Keyboards And Displays

Even the Olympics May Soon Be A Stage For Keyboards And Displays

The UK Government has officially welcomed a gaming "Olympics For eSports"

Ido Lechner, Home Editor
  • 15 april 2016

Touted as ‘the pinnacle of competitive gaming,’ the UK government has recently endorsed a videogame tournament to run alongside the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (though it remains a privately held, nongovernmental affair). With humble beginnings as a two-day pop-up event in Rio, the future of these events will play a more prominent role, coinciding with both the Winter and Summer Olympics in Pyeongchang (2018) and Tokyo (2020) respectively.

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