Japanese Esports Team Is Filled With Senior Citizens – Kotaku

Japanese Esports Team Is Filled With Senior Citizens – Kotaku


Japan got its first esports team with senior citizens.

In aging Japan, a senior citizen esports team seems overdue.
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Meet the Matagi Snipers. Based in Akita, the eight-person team is Japan’s first senior esports professional team, complete with a sponsor and everything.

The team was established as a way to show the health benefits of esports for older adults, as well as to impress the grandkids. NHK reports that twenty-one people applied to join the team, but only eight made
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