Telkom are at the forefront of VS Gaming in South Africa as the telecommunications giant has been actively investing in the growth of the sport since 2017.
Over the past few years, we have seen eSports grow from a hobby to a professionally recognised sport.
Since the start of the global pandemic, there has been a massive increase in participation – South Africa alone as seen a rise of 10 million active participants between the ages of 16-35.
As the program develops, Robert Hart – eSports specialist at Telkom VS Gaming – shares insights on steps to take when joining the world of eSports:
Choose the Right Team
To throw your hat into the competitive gaming ring, you will need to ensure you have the right team because between practising and tournaments, you’ll be spending a lot of gaming time together.
If you’d prefer to join a club, there are clubs like Goliath Gaming, ATK, DNMK and Bravado Gaming, which probably ring a bell as you start building up your eSports knowledge. According to a recent interview, Michele “Stickalish” Brondani, Goliath Gaming co-owner and scout says they are actively scouting for new talent to join their teams.
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