E-sports: Progress in S'pore after eventful 2021, but more to be done to become global hub

Delegates at Gamescom Asia 2021 trying out games by Singapore Games Association. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Despite the pandemic, 2021 was an action-packed year for e-sports in Singapore as the Republic hosted six major international events, including the US$2 million (S$2.7 million) Free Fire World Series.

Besides welcoming some of the world's top players, Singapore also staged the first Asian edition of Gamescom - one of the world's largest gaming trade fairs.

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