The inaugural Olympic Esports series 2023 kicked off in Singapore this week, highlighting the potential of video games on the biggest international sports stage.
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Esports Director Michael Navarro sat down with FOX-43 to discuss the new addition to the Olympics and what it will mean for Esports. Watch the segment here: https://www.fox43.com/article/sports/esports-receives-olympics-support-first-time-local-teams-share-excitement/521-ae735d09-771a-4dd5-9ed1-65e1e1e4baaf
Harrisburg University is one of the first schools to create a varsity Esports team in the country, offering full-tuition scholarships to their players. The HU varsity team, The STORM, is a three-time national collegiate champion. The school says they expect to see more programs similar to what they offer as Esports becomes more involved with the Olympics.
More about the first-ever Olympic Esports Week here: https://olympics.com/en/esports/olympic-esports-series/
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