The rise and rise of  E-sports in Latin America
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The rise and rise of e-sports in Latin America

The global gaming industry could be worth $100bn (£80bn) by next year.

But these video games aren't just confined to the bedroom - they are now major sporting events in their own right with "electronic sport" (e-sport) tournaments attracting millions of viewers on television and the internet.

One of the fastest growing regions in the world is Latin America, and in Brazil even the national passion - football - is facing competition from e-sports.

Video journalist: Daniel Gallas

  • 12 Jan 2017
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