Welcome to the best news from the world of esports and videogames of the week, where every Sunday you can find out the most attractive of this growing industry.
Twitch is charged with alleged abuse and discrimination
One of the news that most impacted users this week is that former Twitch employees accused the video game streaming platform and one of the favorites for the transmission of games and esports competitions of alleged sexism, racism, discrimination and labor abuse.
A report shared by Games Industry reveals that several employees and former employees have accused the company of such practices, but the worst thing about this situation is that they say that many times the heads of each department, including Human Resources personnel, did not seek to stop these practices by other employees, a situation that has only made this grow within the company in recent years.
For now, Twitch has not issued any position on the matter, so we will keep you informed about the evolution of this case.
Riot Games could launch an Among Us-style version of League of Legends
Among Us is the game of the moment, not only has it been a trend on Twitch for weeks, but it even continues to add the interest of millions of players around the world thanks to its game dynamics, even this game has once again raised the popularity of Discord .
And one of the news that caught the most attention this week is that Riot Games, creators of League of Legends, which is one of the most important games in esports, would be analyzing the possibility of launching a game with a similar dynamic to Among Us for mobile devices.
The company has launched a user survey asking if users would be interested in a new game with League of Legeneds characters and maps whose gameplay would be similar to Among Us.
Of course, this does not mean that the game is already in development, but at least they are analyzing the possibility of releasing it in the future. Would you like to see it?
The second season of Fall Guys arrives
The second season of Fall Guys finally arrived on October 8, and now users can enjoy new maps, cosmetics and lots of fun.
If you regularly visit Twitch you have surely seen a lot of new content from Fall Guys, as the second season has arrived and seeks to unseat Among US from the streaming trends on the platform.
The main novelty of this season is that the new maps and costumes are based on medieval times, so you will see many castles, swords, bows and all kinds of medieval accessories.
The update is now available for PC and PS4 users.
Esports reach surprising audience figures
As mentioned in the report Let’s play – The European eSports Market Report, Europe has grown significantly the audience of esports, reaching 443 million viewers in the last year, reporting a growth of 12% compared to the previous year.
Of the entire region, Spain is the country with the largest audience. Likewise, Europe is already the third world market for esports, only behind Asia and North America.
On the other hand, it is estimated that this growth will have important benefits for the industry, since it is expected that starting in 2023 the income of esports in Europe will be 670 million euros