StarCraft

On The Current State of Korean Starcraft

starcraft 10 - On The Current State of Korean Starcraft
Loading...

Obviously the Korean scene is struggling right now. There's talk about region locking being unfair, not enough opportunities for low-mid tier Koreans to make money, and a myriad of other concerns.

As far as I see it banning foreigners from GSL is just going to drive down foreign GSL viewership and hurt the Korean scene more than the 2-3 spots taken by foreigners each season.

And in terms of increasing the opportunities for Koreans, I don't see Blizzard investing tens of thousands more dollars a year giving them another league. They already support the least financially viable scene with 3 leagues which are months long, 2 weekend tournaments only open to Koreans, and a special GSL vs the world event held in Korea.

So where do we go from here? Clearly the Korean scene needs help. Look at how the foreign scene has flourished with all the additional support it's gotten since 2015. I think if we were to help the Korean scene that it could see similar growth.

Загрузка...

So TLDR My proposed solution for the Korean scene is one additional war chest a year. A special GSL war chest which would unlock GSL related awards like portraits, sprays, emotes, MAYBE special unit skins.

I'm not exactly sure what the best use of the money would be. Maybe it could be used to support a code a or a challenger tournament. Maybe it could increase the GSL prize pool. Maybe it could unlock a third super tournament. Idk, but what I do know is it would keep foreigners in GSL (helping viewership), it would help make the region locking more fair, and it would alleviate the financial burden on Blizzard.

/end rant. Anyways, let me know what y'all think!

Original link


Loading...
© Post "On The Current State of Korean Starcraft" for game StarCraft.


Top 10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2020

2020 will have something to satisfy classic and modern gamers alike. To be eligible for the list, the game must be confirmed for 2020, or there should be good reason to expect its release in that year. Therefore, upcoming games with a mere announcement and no discernible release date will not be included.

Top 15 NEW Games of 2020 [FIRST HALF]

2020 has a ton to look forward to...in the video gaming world. Here are fifteen games we're looking forward to in the first half of 2020.

You Might Also Like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *