The Esports industry is going to change in 2022, but do you know how it is going to happen?
There is no doubt that the pandemic situation of Covid-19 has changed our way of living.
We all have gone through several challenges and difficulties over the last two years.
But as a matter of fact, it has given us several career opportunities in the Esports industry.
However, the circumstances have also pumped up advertising and marketing business that giving an opportunity to several businesses to expand.
But, there are some people in Esports who can control and change the trends in the industry!
Below we have mentioned 5 Esports teams that will change the industry of Esports in 2022.
Let’s get started!
1 – TSM
The first Esports team on our list is a famous esports organization established by Andy Dunh and his brother.
This team is worth $410 million which is quite impressive and also generated more than $45 million in revenue.
Starting with a passion for gaming, this organization has now become a multi-vertical media company known as Swift Media Entertainment.
TSM has some world-class partners and sponsors like Logitech G and Geico.
As a means of showcasing more raw talent.
The TSM organization organizes an annual Scouting Combine event, where the organization invites a group of 20-25 GM+ players to try out for their LCS, Academy, and Amateur teams.
|Organizational Value||$410 Million|
|Revenue generated||$45 Million|
|Team Founder||Andy Dunh, Dan Dinh|
2 – G2 Esports
The G2 esports team is the second most successful team in the world founded by Carlos Ocelote and Jens Hilgers.
They have a successful record of competing in more than 10 tournaments. Their estimated value is $175 million by generating $27.5 million per year.
Moreover, having more than 400k subscribers mean they have a large fan following that makes them a global entertainment brand.
Currently, they are selling branded merchandise while collaborating with World’s top soccer clubs.
Moreover, they are also contributing to the industry by offering high-quality gaming hardware and a slew of accessories.
|Organizational Value||$175 Million|
|Revenue generated||$27.5 Million|
|Team Founder||Carlos Ocelote, Jens Hilgers|
3 – Team Liquid
The Team Liquid was founded by Victor Goossens, Steve Arhancet, and aXiomatic gaming in 2000.
They have set the record of winning the highest prize money in Esports history.
Competing in 15 different gaming tournaments, they have earned more than $30 million.
Moreover, their estimated market value is more than $310 million. It is safe to say that they are the largest and most successful team in the industry.
While getting success in gaming tournaments, they are planning to become a full-fledge media enterprise.
Their major part of planning includes the creation of 1UP studios.
However, they are also contributing to the industry as an influencer management agency.
You can also purchase a large range of clothing collections from their online store.
|Organizational Value||$310 Million|
|Revenue generated||$30 Million|
|Team Founder||Victor Gossens, Steve Archancet, aXiomatic Gaming|
4 – FaZe Clan
FaZe Clan has started its journey in 2010 and got a hit of success because of disruptive original content and a remarkable-global fanbase of 340+ million views.
This team had some of the best gaming players in the world including players from Pakistan.
Appearing and winning several tournaments, FaZe Clan team members have acquired some sort of celebrity status that has a large number of following on different platforms such as youtube, Twitch, Instagram, and Facebook.
You will be surprised to know that FaZe Clan is the only esports organization that has an estimated worth of $1 billion.
Moreover, they have generated $50 million in revenue.
Right now, they are planning to engage the audience with several influencers like NBA Ben Simmons and Kyler Murray.
|Organizational Value||$1 Billion|
|Revenue generated||$50 Million Per Year|
|Team Founder||Eric, Rivera, Emann|
5 – 100 Thieves
The last team on our list was founded in Los Angeles by Matthew who is an X Games gold medalist.
Right now, their estimated value is more than $460 million, and have generated more than $16 million in revenue
Several famous musicians like Drake are collaborating and investing in this team as they have high potential and maximum media opportunities.
You will be surprised to know that they have raised more than $60 million from investors like Drake, and the CEO of SalesForce.
Although, they have their own training facilities which are equipped with top-class gears and types of equipment.
Moreover, several business operations are running under the authority and observation of 100 Thieves.
|Organizational Value||$460 Million|
|Revenue generated||$16 Million|