The Co-op Podcast 218: Should eSports Be in the Olympics?

Back in early August, there were rumblings that the Olympics committee were considering adding eSports to the 2024 Olympic games. However, last week, the Co-president of the committee had some interesting statements regarding the considerations for eSports to be included.

He mentioned that the games are too violent, and also that it was difficult to assess whether the players were doped. We discuss this in length and also list some games we feel would be great for the Olympics.

Also discussed:
– Will Nintendo Nindies become the go-to platform for indie games?
– Xbox exec admits that revealing Crackdown 3 too early was a mistake
– Microsoft’s open invitation to Valve, Nintendo and others to join Xbox One and PC crossplay

Subscribe on iTunes
Subscribe with RSS
Listen on Stitcher Radio
Special Thanks: M. Collins, Sean Gority, Steven Fearon, Mauricio Aguilar, himdeel, Fergus Mills, Llewellyn Leslie, Nicolas Alvarez, Miguel, Mark

Show your support for The Koalition by pledging to our Patreon page. The Co-op Podcast will always be free, but with your help we can make our podcasts and content even better. We plan to improve the whole experience while also incorporating you (our community) into our long term goals. We also offer higher possibilities for winning our giveaways to all Patreon supporters. You can donate as little as a dollar to get extra entries into our giveaways. Show your support and be a part of one of the best independent gaming communities on the Internet.

Related posts

Throwdown Your Questions Ep. 272

Tony Polanco

Throwdown Ep. 272 – “It’s Just a Game”

Tony Polanco

Throwdown Your Questions Ep. 271

Tony Polanco