The Sound Bearier
The Sound Bearier
Feb 15, 2023
Let's play! Northeast State esports Bears roar into a new season
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Did you know Northeast State fields a host of esports gaming teams? Esports generated roughly $243 million in market revenue during 2021 while the global video game market value exceeded $178 billion, according to Statista data company.

After a succesful first season last fall, the Northeast State Bears roared into the spring esports season in February. Gamers joined the melee in new games of Madden 23; NBA2K, and Mario Kart.  The team's first season of gamers returned to play Overwatch; League of Legends; Halo; Super Smash Brothers; and Rocket League among others. 

The Sound Bearier welcomed esports Bears’ coaching staff of Chris Demas, Jim Holbrook, and Brandon Burleson to talk about the Bears’ student players, their favorite video games, and how esports gaming builds teamwork while creating a school identity.

Check out all things Northeast State esports including the student teams and the season’s schedule at:

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