February 23, 2024

Byte Class Technology

Byte Class Technology & Sports Update

The Olympics is putting on an esports event without any actual esports games

The Olympics is putting on an esports event without any actual esports games

Pop quiz: If you ended up placing collectively some sort of Olympic esports celebration, what games would you feature? Maybe Dota 2? League of Legends? Counter-Strike? Hell, you could throw Quake 3 Arena in there and seriously place on a present really worth looking at.

You likely wouldn’t characteristic these legendary titles as Tic Tac Bow (opens in new tab), a totally free-to-play mobile sport that released past month and currently enjoys a score of 1.9 out of 5 on the Google Perform Retail outlet. Nor would you decide on Tennis Clash (opens in new tab), whose most current opinions criticise it for “malicious and predatory” loot box mechanics. And only the most determined racing fans would attempt to crowbar in Gran Turismo, which—although it has a much more recognisable title than the other two—has nonetheless to purchase its own Liquipedia (opens in new tab) hub webpage.