With the spread of the COVID - 19, local governments have issued restrictions on public gatherings and cultural and entertainment venues, as well as notices to delay the resumption of work and school，So offline activities are limited. During home isolation, the growth of online entertainment demand of netizens stimulates the expansion of various cloud entertainment methods. In the first quarter of 2020, the scale of China's online entertainment market exceeded 140 billion yuan, with a growth rate of 27%. It is expected that the scale of China's online entertainment market will exceed 500 billion yuan in 2020, increasing by more than 30% compared with 2019. During the COVID-19, online entertainment platforms took the initiative to take social responsibilities to help epidemic prevention and Disseminate anti-epidemic measures through media, and expanded from entertainment to information, social contact and education features. In the Post-epidemic era, online entertainment forms such as short videos, live streaming, online animation, online literature, games and music will be further integrated. At the same time, traditional entertainment will also accelerate the process of online entertainment, and cloud entertainment as a typical new type of online entertainment will be increasing.
Since 2019, China's 5G commercial landing has accelerated. As an important application scenario, cloud games have become increasingly prominent commercial value, and gradually become a hot track for multiple manufacturers to compete for layout. Although some start-ups have layout for a long time, restricted by technology, content, experience and other factors, cloud games have not been widely promoted in the Chinese market, and the user awareness is not high. According to the data of iiMedia research, 66.9% of the Internet users interviewed lack of knowledge about cloud games, of which 27.8% have never heard of it. iiMedia consulting analysts believe that with the rapid promotion of 5G, cloud games will return to the development outlet, and the investment in cloud game industry will increase significantly, which is conducive to improving the attention, awareness and participation of the society. It is expected that in the next three years, cloud game users in China will maintain a high growth rate, and the number of users will reach 373 million by 2021. At the same time, cloud games will also drive the transformation of the entire game industry chain, enhance the voice of game developers in the industry chain, intensify the competition between cloud game platforms, and promote the upgrading of game content quality.
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale of China Mobile E-Sports market reached 44.93 billion yuan in 2018, and the scale of users reached 302 million people. The professional leagues of Mobile E-Sports have become the focus of public attention, among them, the King Pro League (KPL) and Battle of Balls Pro League (BPL) have perfect competition system and great influence, which are the benchmarks of commercialization of Mobile E-Sports.Mobile e-sports can often surpass the attention of the game itself and bring more social effects. In the future, mobile e-sports can generate more industrial energy in the competitive sports environment.