Gaming has come a long way since its beginnings as a niche hobby. In the past few decades, it’s developed into a nearly $200 billion industry with an increasingly diverse array of gamers, developers, and spectators alike.
These days, it’s not uncommon to join an in-game chat and hear multiple languages — there may be players speaking English, Japanese, Russian, and Portuguese, all at once. Video games have become a great equalizer, with the biggest titles attracting players from all over the globe.
So where are gamers gaming? Here are 10 cities for global gamers to watch.