The “Esports Gym,” located in Iwabuchimachi, Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan, has opened its first center for gaming athletes. The newly opened facility will concentrate on training both novice and advanced esports players in the most recent and successful online video games, as well as providing personal guidance from prominent esports teams.
The e-sports gym, which is jointly established by Tokyo Metro and Gecipe, is Japan’s first dedicated e-sports training facility.
Esports Gym Details and More
The “Esports Gym,” which will open on May 19, will feature a lounge and gaming PCs with some of Japan’s most famous titles, such as Valorant and League of Legends. Gamers can book a three-hour time slot at one of the PCs for about $15 or sign up for a monthly package for $50, which includes regular access to the gaming PCs as well as selectable training sessions for about $27 an hour.
Asia dominates the esports and gaming industries. Competitive gaming has exploded in popularity all over the world. Esports sales are projected to exceed $1 billion in 2021, with esports investment exceeding $4.5 billion in 2018. An enormous number of fans used to tune in to watch gaming live streams, which are expected to reach 728.8 million in 2021.
After May, the gym plans to host free-play activities and esports lessons on weekends and holidays, so if you’re looking to improve your esports game, pay attention on their official Twitter account to see what’s coming up next. Tokyo Metro and Gecipe both plan to expand the gym’s facilities, open more gyms, and host more esporting events in the future, so esports should soon be as available as physical sports!
The gym will be the first in the country to provide paid coaching sessions from professional esports players. It will be more than just a place for esports players to casually practice their trade; it will also be a place for them to receive serious training. Crest Gaming, Glory be esports, and Delta, all champion squads in different tournaments, will be the trainers.