Interest in competitive video game content, also known as e-sports, is exploding, and some of the biggest companies in tech and media see substantial opportunities in this increasingly popular form of entertainment.  

Click through the presentation below to learn how Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), and Disney (NYSE:DIS) are shaping the progression of e-sports and how they stand to benefit from the growth of this emerging market. 

Screen shot from Activision Blizzard's video game "Overwatch" featuring three characters facing off with guns.

Image source: Activision Blizzard.

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