There are many esports games, but some of them occupy a special place and play a significant role in the development of this industry.
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A fantasy game in which players find themselves on a map with two opposing sides, each of which is played by 5 people.
Everyone chooses a hero and develops him within the framework of one game in order to achieve the main goal – the destruction of the enemy's main building.
The largest tournaments are held specifically on Dota 2.
Counter Strike: Global Offensive.
The confrontation of terrorists against special forces, 5 players in each team.
The task of the terrorists is to blow up the object, and the special forces must prevent this in every possible way.
Tournaments are held here, on average, for $ 1 million, but at the same time the salaries of esports players are usually higher than in other disciplines.
League of Legends.
A game made by the example of Dota 2 and having the same principle – 2 teams with five players each, and the key goal is to destroy the main building of the enemy.
The largest League of Legends tournament has a prize pool of $2.2 million.
Overwatch is a team shooter in which players are assigned different tasks depending on the type of map.
All heroes can not only shoot, but also use various abilities.
Esports is not very developed here, and the only tournament that most players aspire to is the Overwatch League, in which $275,000 is played.