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How to Get Involved in Esports as a Pro Gamer

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If you're one of the top players in your favorite game, it could be time to make it a career by becoming an Esports pro. You may have previously considered the idea, but were left with many questions about how to proceed. That's because becoming an Esports pro isn't a conventional process as there isn't a customary path. However, that's why we're here to make it simple with this guide on how to get involved in Esports.


How to Become an Esports Pro Gamer

  • Tryout For a Team

The best way to get directly involved in Esports within your game is by trying out for a team. However, this isn't referring to the teams that are going to the majors. There are tons of lower-level Esport leagues with teams that are a great stepping stone into the world of Esports. It's a great way to make connections, and the best way to be scouted by higher-level teams.


  • Enter Tournaments

Entering tournaments is a fantastic opportunity to assess how well you stack up against the competition. And by winning a couple, you will be making a well-known name for yourself amongst the game's top players. The best way is to do some digging within your game's community on Twitter, Discord, and Reddit, as news about tournaments is constantly being shared.


  • Start Streaming

One of the biggest ways to get closer to becoming an Esports pro is by making a name for yourself. One of the best ways to do that is by streaming. This can be done on many platforms, but Twitch and Youtube are the go-to. By streaming, you are exposing yourself to making connections within your game's community. Plus, you may never know who's watching and might just think you have, what it takes to be a pro.


So, What's your take? Did this guide help? have any other suggestions for getting involved in Esports that we should know about? Let us know in the comments below or over on our socials here!

Riley Fonger is a freelance writer, music lover, and gamer since adolescence. He loves anything video game-related and grew up with a passion for story games such as Bioshock and The Last of Us.