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IOC plans esports forum as it weighs video games in Olympics

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I don't mind if the IOC opens a separate E-Olympics event, but it shouldn't be part of the Olympics proper.

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I don't mind if the IOC opens a separate E-Olympics event, but it shouldn't be part of the Olympics proper.

Why not? It'll probably one of the few things I'd be excited to watch in the Olympics.

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Japan hardly has any footprint in esports, as players or producers

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I'll pass

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japan hardly has any footprint in esports, as players or producers

That's not true. Some of the most legendary fighting game players are from Japan.

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japan hardly has any footprint in esports, as players or producers

That's not true. Some of the most legendary fighting game players are from Japan.

Technically, that qualifies as esports, but when people talk esports, they mostly refer to team-based PC games which aren't big in Japan. Those are the games they're thinking of adding to the Olympics

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