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YouTube Gaming Secures 50% of Sim Racing Esports Viewership

Back in February, Stream Hatchet wrote about the growing popularity of simulated racing games. The halt in attending traditional sporting events due to the pandemic was a major factor in the trend. Aside from playing, many enjoy watching the esports tournaments associated with the genre, such as Gran Turismo’s World Tour events. Like most sports games, simulated racing games have the advantage of keeping esports fresh and exciting with guaranteed new game content yearly.