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In the final part of eSports, we join 40,000 screaming fans at the League of Legends world final – the highest-attended eSports match in history.

by Vice Beta
16 March 2015, 11:19am

Today, there are more people in the world who play the online multiplayer battle game League of Legends than there are people who live in France. We wanted to see how humanity got to this point, so VICE host Matt Shea flew to South Korea, a country where competitive gaming – also known as eSports – can either make you rich and famous or land you in rehab.

In the final part of eSports, we join 40,000 screaming fans at the League of Legends world final – the highest-attended eSports match in history. As we watch the future stars of the competitive gaming world ascend to glory, we're left wondering how physical sports will ever catch up.

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