Now China has become a superpower also in esport.
In the city of Hangzhou now has the country's first ”esport-city” opened, covering 17, 000 square meters.
the Price? Sek 2.5 billion.
The chinese government has long shown a resistance to esportfenomenet. But now it has a huge commitment has been made to a value of just over sek 2.5 billion, writes Esport Insider.
On the 17 000 square opened on november 16, an entire town dedicated to esport. Behind the venture is located Hangzhou city, which is located approximately 180 kilometres southwest of Shanghai.
the Hub in the ”esportstaden” is a huge arena that will be home to chinese team LGD Gaming team in League of Legends. Moreover, theme hotel, theme park, business centre and a esportakademi to be built in the area.
Also, a hospital is planned, where the most common injuries in the esport can be treated and prevented.Asian games 2022
The grand plan is to make the city of Hangzhou, is a central part of the esporten for the future.
That the construction is done now also has its explanation, for 2022 so is the city that hosted the Asian games – where the esport for the first time ever can be a medaljsport.
Recently, it was also clear that storsatsande Hangzhou will have a team in the Overwatch League from next season: Hangzhou Spark.