beActive launched new business unit focused on eSports

beActive recently launched a new production unit focused on the development and creation of digital eSports related content. eSports (also known as electronic sports, esports, e-sports, competitive (video) gaming, professional (video) gaming, or pro gaming) are a form of competition that uses video games.

One of the first clients of these new services was the Portuguese public broadcaster, RTP. In Portugal, beActive eSports has been producing RTP Arena, a multiplatform eSports experience that includes a TV magazine, a radio show, a Web site and a social media presence for RTP, the Portuguese public broadcaster. beActive eSports also has been broadcasting live streaming some of the biggest eSports events in Portugal.

According to Superdata Research, the industry of electronic sports will exceed one billion dollars in 2019.