Impact of the Metaverse on Sports – Thematic Intelligence

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Impact of the Metaverse on Sports Thematic Report Overview

The metaverse is a virtual world where users share experiences and interact in real-time within simulated scenarios. Sports teams, companies, federations, and broadcasters are actively exploring the utility of the metaverse in the sports industry. The adoption of the metaverse intends to increase fan engagement, appeal to a younger, more tech-savvy audience, and create an additional revenue stream in the digital realm.

Impact of the metaverse in sports thematic report provides an overview of the metaverse theme and looks at its impact on the sport sector. The report includes a comprehensive data analysis, including market size and growth forecasts for the metaverse. It also includes selected case studies highlighting who is innovating in sport, using the metaverse.

Metaverse on Sports – Industry Analysis

The metaverse market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 31% between 2020 and 2025. By 2025, gaming will account for more than 31% of the total metaverse revenue, the highest proportion of any subsector.

Within the same time frame, virtual reality (VR) will account for over $1 billion of total metaverse revenue. This subsector will play an important role as more virtual sports stadiums are created. VR is crucial for fans to immerse themselves in virtual stadiums. As VR headsets become cheaper and more comfortable as the technology progresses, virtual reality usage will grow exponentially, beyond 2025.

The metaverse on sports industry analysis also covers:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Patent trends
  • Company filings trends
  • Metaverse timeline

Metaverse Market Revenues 2020-2025 ($ Billion)

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Metaverse on Sports- Value Chain Analysis

The metaverse on sports value chain consists of three main area: foundation, tools, user interface, and experience.

Foundation layer: The foundation layer comprises technologies necessary for computation, motion tracking, low-latency networks, data management systems, and decentralized infrastructure. The metaverse will need massive computing power to merge the physical and digital worlds. As a result, semiconductors will be a key battleground.

Metaverse on sports Value Chain Analysis

Metaverse on sports Value Chain Analysis

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Leading Metaverse Adopters in Sports

Some of the leading adopters making their mark within the metaverse in sports theme:

  • Amazon
  • Atlanta Braves
  • Brooklyn Nets
  • Fan Controlled Football
  • FIFA
  • Manchester City F.C.
  • NBA
  • Nike

Leading Metaverse Vendors in the Sports Theme

Some of the leading metaverse vendors in sports are:

  • Alibaba
  • Alphabet (parent company of Google)
  • Apple
  • Epic Games
  • Meta (formerly Facebook)
  • Microsoft
  • Naver
  • Niantic
  • Nvidia
  • Roblox
  • Tencent
  • Unity Technologies

Leading Specialist Metaverse Vendors in sports

Some of the leading specialist metaverse vendors in sports are:

  • LootMogul
  • SportsIcon
  • Stadium Live Studios
  • Virtually Live
  • Zetly

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Sporting Sponsor Brands Sector Scorecard

At GlobalData, we use a scorecard approach to predict tomorrow’s leading companies within each sector. Our sector scorecard has three screens: a thematic screen, a valuation screen, and a risk screen.

  • The thematic screen ranks companies based on overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.
  • The valuation screen ranks our universe of companies within a sector based on selected valuation metrics.
  • The risk screen ranks companies within a particular sector based on overall investment risk.

Sporting Sponsor Brands Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

Sporting Sponsor Brands Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

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Metaverse on Sports Market Report Overview

Report Pages 57
Regions Covered Global
CAGR (2020-2025) >31%
Value Chains Foundation, Tools, User Interface, and Experience.
Specialist Vendors LootMogul, SportsIcon, Stadium Live Studios, Virtually Live, and Zetly
Leading Vendors Alibaba, Alphabet (parent company of Google), Apple, Epic Games, Meta (formerly Facebook), Microsoft, Naver, Niantic, Nvidia, Roblox, Tencent, and Unity Technologies
Leading Adopters Amazon, Atlanta Braves, Brooklyn Nets, Fan Controlled Football, FIFA, Manchester City F.C., NBA, and Nike

Segments Covered in the Report

Metaverse on sports Value Chain Outlook

  • Foundation
  • Tools
  • User Interface
  • Experience

Scope

  • This report provides an overview of the metaverse theme and looks at its impact on the sport sector.
  • The detailed value chain breaks down the metaverse into four categories: foundation, tools, user interface, and experience.
  • The report includes a comprehensive data analysis, including market size and growth forecasts for the metaverse.
  • It also includes selected case studies highlighting who is innovating in sport, using the metaverse.

Key Highlights

The metaverse will be worth $627 billion by 2030. Virtual stadiums are leading the way in sport innovation. A clear use case for the metaverse in sport has not yet emerged.

Reasons to Buy

This report will help readers understand the business benefits that could be derived from the metaverse. In addition, the report identifies the technology vendors that are leading across the metaverse market. The report uncovers the sports sponsorship brands that are excelling in the metaverse theme within GlobalData’s thematic scorecard.

Alibaba
Alphabet (Google)
Amazon
Apple
Ericsson
IBM
Intel
Meta
Microsoft
Nvidia
Sony
Vodafone
Zetly
Virtually Live
Manchester City FC
Atlanta Braves
Brooklyn Nets
Baidu
Bitcoin
Decentraland
Epic Games
Roblox
Sky Mavis (Axie Infinity)
Tencent
Sony
ByteDance (Pico)
Samsung Electronics
Snap
Epic Games
StadiumLive
LootMogul
SportsIcon
NBA
Nike
FIFA
FCF

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

The Metaverse Value Chain

Sport Challenges

The Impact of the Metaverse on Sport

Case Studies

Data Analysis

Companies

Sector Scorecard

Glossary

Further Reading

Our Thematic Research Methodology

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