ESPN’s X Games Brings Back eSports, Apex Legends to Headline

Look, I understand that eSports are wildly popular, even though they are not my cup of tea because I’m an old fart and been gaming since the caveman days.

ESPN however are looking to cash in on the wild popularity of eSports and are bringing them back to the X Games after a three year hiatus and Apex Legends will headline.

20 teams from around the world will compete for a pot worth $150,000, with qualifiers starting on June 29. The finals will take place August 2-3 in Minneapolis. The events will be televised live and a final highlights show will air on ESPN 2.

eSports have sure come a long way. In the past, this event would have been relegated to ESPN The “Ocho”

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