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What it takes to become a professional esports player

5 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

It's probably every PC gamer's dream: playing games and getting money for it. But how can you go about becoming a professional gamer? As part of TechRadar's PC Gaming Week 2018 , we spoke to Eli Gallagher, a professional Overwatch gamer who plays with the Evil Geniuses esports team about what you need to make it in professional gaming, from the hardware to the training. “I'm the in-game leader and shot-caller for them,” he explains. “It's mostly healing, making sure everybody is stocked up. For my particular role it's mostly also movement, so I make sure that everybody is in the right spot...
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