Bayern Munich enters e-sports

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PES is the first football-related e-sport in which the championship football champion is involved.

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Frankfurt, Munich After much hesitation also the football record champions FC Bayern in the e-sports. To do this, he founded a team and will compete in the game “Pro Evolution Soccer” (PES), as announced on Monday. “We deliberately chose to focus on soccer simulation games in the area of ​​esports,” said CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

Before Bayern, more than half of the clubs from the Bundesliga had started projects in e-sports. PES is not one of the most lucrative games in the e-sports scene, such as the League of Legions or Dota tactical games.

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