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Japan’s first-ever esports gym will let you train and learn from experts

As the esports industry stands to surpass $1 billion in global revenue in 2021, Japan is opening its first esports gym, that would enable both amateur and professional gamers to train and get professional coaching from experts.

Gamers will be able to book 3-hour slots at $13 per PC or opt for a monthly membership at $50. They can also include gaming coaching sessions at $25 an hour.

Space is set to open on May 19 and will be known as “Esports Gym” will include a lounge and gaming PCs outfitted with some of Japan’s most popular games, including Valorant and League of Legends.


The Gym is run by two companies, Tokyo Metro – a private transit company and esports education company Gecipe.

It will offer online and in-person professional coaching from Crest Gaming and Glory Be Esports for games including Valorant, League of Legends, Rainbow Six Siege, and Identity V.

Competitive gaming has developed into a big industry with more individuals showing interest in this space the investments in this space are going to increase more than ever in the coming years. Japan’s new esports gym joins similar facilities that have recently opened in Asia.

In Singapore, audio-visual and events company NEO.TM opened Asia’s first 24-hour co-working space dedicated to esports last February, according to The New Paper. The 7,700-square-foot space, called simply The Gym, includes gaming areas, live streaming capabilities, and events spaces.


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