WATCH | After an explosive 2016, here are the top events to anticipate in the year to come.
The ELeague Major will feature 16 teams from around the world and a $1 million prize pool.
WATCH | The Halo World Championship, launched just in 2016, offers the largest cash award sum for any console eSports at $2.5 million.
The rest of 2017 follows with many other tournaments of large scale:
1) August - The International (Dota 2)
2) October - League of Legends World Championship
3) November - BlizzCon (Hearthstone, Starcraft II, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft)
WATCH | Another series to look forward to is the Overwatch League, due to launch early in the year.