Varsity Gamers: The Training

Collegiate esports demands that individual players work as a team. It can be tough when they're also working on a degree outside of gaming.

Varsity Gamers: The Training
Newsy Staff

To succeed at a game like "League of Legends," esports teams have to cooperate and strategize in battles that are never the same twice.

Coaches and analysts keep them focused. They drill and exercise like any other sports team.

And they have to balance their drive to improve with their schoolwork — because players are getting a degree in something other than gaming.