Ryan Kaiser has helped Butler’s Rainbow Six Siege Esports club team since his debut as a first-year.
Butler Esports has set up a small scale facility in Atherton Union to start testing for their future arena on Sunset Blvd.
Reporter Emma Beavins predicts what students might have to look forward to in the next 10 years at Butler.
Opinion editor Andres Salerno reflects on Butler’s big investment into esports, as the industry still tries to separate itself from its toxic underbelly.
The world of esports is a growing industry not only at Butler, but also in high schools and universities across Indiana. Butler recognized this growth, and will be adding two new locations on campus specifically for esports.
Even though it’s barely a year old, Butler’s eSports League of Legends team has already proven to be successful at their first Big East match for the season.
eSports is becoming a common club across college campuses. Some schools even sponsor teams through the athletic program. The Butler game club hosts a video game tournament each semester, yet eSports is relatively quiet in the Butler community.