Gfinity Plc is a leading electronic sport (eSports) business that enables gamers from around the world to watch and participate in gaming tournaments both online or live at the Gfinity Arena. The eSports industry is growing at an unprecedented rate, with an estimated audience of 385.5 million in 2017, half of whom are aged between 21-35 and 71% male. Global eSports awareness is expected to reach 1.3 billion in 2017, and the market is expected to grow 41.3% in 2017, generating $696 million in revenue. Revenues are predicted to grow by a CAGR (2015-2020) of 35.6% to reach $1488 million by 2020.
With the Challenger Series and Elite Series, along with its full turnkey solution for brands looking to create their own eSports tournaments, Gfinity aims to propel eSports globally and raise awareness of it as a competitive spectator sport. Microsoft, Activision, EA, Xbox, Gillette and HP are among the brands already working with Gfinity.
The Gfinity Challenger Series is a competitive gaming series that anyone can enter, regardless of skill or experience. Gamers participate by competing against each other and accumulating points that place them closer to being drafted into a professional team and achieving eSports stardom.
The Gfinity Elite Series is a professional eSports tournament where eight of the world's best Pro teams (including exceL eSports, Team EnVyUs and Team Infused) face-off against one another. Joining these teams will be a selection of the best up-and-coming gamers from the Challenger Series, who will vie for glory across three of the biggest eSports titles around: Street Fighter V, CS:GO and Rocket League. Held at the Gfinity Arena in Fulham, it's a dynamic new professional competition designed to help reshape the way we see eSports.
The UK's first-ever dedicated eSports venue, the Gfinity Arena in Fulham Broadway, London showcases regular tournaments across the full range of competitive games. Here, fans can watch some of eSports biggest stars compete against each other for glory and top cash prizes in the comfort of the home of UK eSports.