Secondly, they must have balance. The game needs to provide balanced gameplay where it’s possible to have multiple possible outcomes. For example, in combat games, there shouldn’t be one single weapon that completely outranks every other weapon. It can’t be too predictable and there can’t only be one way to “win.” Just like traditional sports, every game needs to be completely unique and full of suspense.
Games to watch out for
Now that you have a better idea of what esports actually are and how video games become popular esports titles, here are a few video games to watch out for as up-and-coming names in the esporting arena.
This is a first-person arena-style shooting game drawing on 90s video game nostalgia. What sets it apart is its broad selection of colorful and creative characters, abilities and weapons, and a fast pace, making it an attractive gaming choice for gamers of all ages. It’s developed by id Software and has racked up numerous impressive accolades since its release in 2018, including nominations for “Best Action Game” at the Titanium Awards and “Fan Favorite Shooter Game” at the Gamers’ Choice Awards.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Anyone who has ever had anything to do with online casino games or competitive gaming will have played – or at least heard of – the Call of Duty franchise. Unfortunately, its most recent releases have been slightly less successful than usual, but that’s all set to change with the release of Modern Warfare 2, which is expected to quickly become an esporting staple. It helps that it’s the sequel to Modern Warfare, the best-selling game within the franchise, and, according to the COD website, the ultimate weapon is the team! It’s a multiplayer combat and narrative-driven Special Ops game with fresh innovations and advanced AI. Watch this space: we expect this one to be huge!