Video Games

Department for Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 1st March 2017.

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Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Conservative, North Swindon

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment her Department has made of the economic benefits of e-sports.

Photo of Matthew Pennycook Matthew Pennycook Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

Industry estimates by Newzoo suggest that the global eSports market were projected to have reached $463 million in 2016. We are keen to grow eSports in the UK and are working with industry to identify opportunities in this sector.

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