11 Nov 2017

A players' union for professional video gamers?

From This Way Up, 12:50 pm on 11 November 2017
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Professional video game players could soon have player unions, as the industry goes global and revenues soar.

Trying to juggle the competing interests of individual players, teams, and publishers of the game titles they play is proving to be a legal minefield so there are calls for e-sports players to belong to players' associations and unions as they do in other professional sports.