In Photos: Inside Garena World, Bangkok’s eye-popping eSports tournament

From cosplay to pyrotechnics, Garena World 2019 really had it all Over the weekend, the publicly-listed Sea Group hosted its annual Garena World event in Bangkok. For people relatively new to the eSports industry (I count myself in this group), it was an eye-opening experience. With nearly 300,000 people in attendance, the scale was unlike […] The post In Photos: Inside Garena World, Bangkok’s eye-popping eSports tournament appeared first on e27.


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From cosplay to pyrotechnics, Garena World 2019 really had it all

Over the weekend, the publicly-listed Sea Group hosted its annual Garena World event in Bangkok. For people relatively new to the eSports industry (I count myself in this group), it was an eye-opening experience.

With nearly 300,000 people in attendance, the scale was unlike anything in the tech space and the enthusiasm of the audience was palpable. Furthermore, because of who it attracted, it was fairly common to see people playing games on their phones while they were watching the professionals....

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