Friday July 29, 2016

Does eSports Need Regulation?

The question of the day is "does esports need regulation?" I think that it does need some form of regulation if it ever wants to be taken seriously. Your thoughts?

Triple-A publishers are investing heavily in the space. And the prize pools are growing in size, with players competing for massive piles of cash. As these sums grow, so does the pressure and desire to win. To this end, we’ve seen reports of players using drugs such as ADHD medication Ritalin to aid focus, or utilizing software to hamper their opponents. Thus the question of whether pro-gaming requires regulation has arisen.