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Sega officially leaves the business of Arcade Rooms

Although the arcades market is no longer as popular in the West as it was in the last century, in Japan the story was different for decades. Even with the 21st century already underway, the traditional experience of the machines was preserved in the country of the rising sun for years. However, this has been changing for some time. This has recently revealed Queen has been withdrawn from the Arcades market.

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In 2020, Sega sold him 85% of the actions of his Arcades to Agenda Inc, a Japanese company that operates this type of locations under the GIGO logo. In this way, after 56 years in this business, Sega Sammy has sold him the other 15% of these locations to Agenda , thus culminating a chapter in the company’s history behind Sonic.

Sega began with the Arcades business in 1966, and estimates that for 1990 there were more than one thousand of these recreational rooms. However, as consoles and PCs have become more and more prominent in Japan, This market has gone in decline for years . Afterwards, the arrival of the pandemic two years ago gave him a strong blow to this type of business, one of which Sega did not recover.

Although Sega no longer has arcades, The company will continue to create this type of recreational machines, it is only that you will now sell them to various companies . Now the only way we will have to visit the famous Arcade Salas in Sega, will be through Yakuza’s games.

On related topics, Sega and Microsoft have a strategic alliance focused on cloud technology. Similarly, this company will be able to leave the NFT market, but only under a condition.

Editor’s note:

It is a pity that something so iconic from Japan, like the Red Arcades of Sega, finally came to an end. While the pandemic is partly responsible for this event, you do not have to forget that the consoles and PC offer almost all the experiences that a machine of this type can count.

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LOL The numbers of the ShowMatch between Koi and Kcorp blush to LEC and LCS

The arrival of KOI to the national esports has been a whole earthquake in Spain, although it seems that this fury has reached different parts of the world. The presentation of the team founded by the streamer IAI Llanos and the FC Barcelona Gerard Piqué footballer has caused a huge stir in all areas, reaching dream numbers in his first departure of League of Legends in history. Themselves have been so great LEC and LCS.

Thanks to the data granted by the ESPORTCHARTS page as we have been able to collect this interesting information that the Stomach has left yesterday between KOI and Corp. The average viewers in this confrontation was 417,514 people ; An unusual and historical number for the European competitive at ERA level. Something that is that Regularity, which means that most of these people have not only wanted to take a look but have been interested in the best of five and the show in general.

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For you to make an idea, these numbers far outweigh the views in the LCS throughout the last year, reaching a maximum peak of 364.328 spectators in the final that faced Team Liquid with 100 Thieves. If we compare it with LEC, the peak of Viewers is taken by the Riot Games league, but have been only two games (FNC vs G2 and FNC vs Mad) those who have surpassed in the peak Of Spectators Al Show match Between KOI and Corp. This is how IAI and CAMEO have shown that they are not worse and that they can face numbers to the biggest clubs today. It will be necessary to see if this trend continues with Valorant and Superior, but we augured a great future in the purple club that arrived over high.