COLLEGE ESPORTS IS GROWING WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT


As long as the game companies continue to support [college esports], it can go really far,” says Cal Poly Pomona’s Joshua “Josh” Childers, who was keenly aware of the uphill battle he and his teammates face. “It’s hard to convince state-funded schools to invest money into video games. If you can show some monetary gain, maybe.” These players know that they’ll have to fight for every inch of ground they gain, whether that’s in-game or in real life.

This story appeared in IGN on May 19.