Esports in Canada

Esports in Canada is growing strong with revenue expected to reach US$19 million in 2019 and $37 million in 2023. That’s a very healthy compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 14 per cent, according to PwC’s Global Entertainment and Media Outlook report.*

Esports 2018–2023 CAGR Forecast

18.02%

Streaming advertising

16.09%

Sponsorship

11.17%

Consumer contribution

4.12%

Consumer ticket sales

Media rights revenue is expected to be the fastest growing and most-substantial segment with a forecasted CAGR of 23.9% from 2018 to 2023

Esports Revenue

289% 2018 revenue from consumer ticket sales**


*ALL AMOUNTS IN U.S. DOLLARS
**YEAR-ON-YEAR
SOURCE: PWC CANADA, GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA OUTLOOK 2019–2023