Many have laughed at e-sports over the years, believing them to be just a passing fad and something that will never catch on. Those that have mocked the tournaments now have egg on their face as e-sports continues to grow and grow, with millions of viewers tuning in to watch players compete. It might be that you have watched a tournament and thought about what it would be like to have a go yourself. There certainly is nothing stopping you from picking up a game and having a try, you never know you could be competing for big money before you know it. Here are 5 mobile e-sports that you could start competing in today.

Clash of Clans

Clash of Clans is a multiplayer online strategy game in which you have to build your own community. Once you have this in place, you need to build and train some troops to go and attack other players in a quest to obtain gold and elixir. These items can then be used to restore troops and make spells so that you can be even more powerful. There is a single-player game where you have to attack goblin villages to obtain that all-important gold and elixir, which is used in e-sports tournaments. With some research and patience, you can become a real contender with Clash of Clans.

Critical Ops

Critical Ops is a multi-player, first-person shooter game. It sees two opposing teams, The Coalition and The Breach competing in four different modes, which include, Defuse Team Deathmatch, Gun Game, Ranked Defuse. Players can compete in a quick game, with random players or can create their own room and play with their online friends. It’s a great game to play with friends in your own games room. Read our post on building the perfect gaming room if you need inspiration.

Jet Jack

Jet Jack is a popular casual game published by MEGAFANS, a competitive mobile gaming startup with a mission to make gaming and eSports accessible for everyone. Jet Jack was just released in a tournament edition, so if you are a fan of the previous version of Jet Jack, now you can have fun playing for cash and prizes! You can get Jet Jack: Tournament Edition in the Apple App Store and Google Play.


Hearthstone is one for the fans of Warcraft, as it builds on the lore of the world that was created in that game. This game sees players taking it in turns to play cards, with the goal being to summon enough energy to destroy their opponent’s cards. It’s a great strategy game, played between two players and it’s pretty addictive.


Vainglory is a fast-paced game that is best played on a touch-screen device. It’s a battle game where players play in teams to destroy their enemy, with each battle lasting 20 minutes. Teams have 5 players, with each one controlling a ‘hero’ and each team have to try and make it to the other team’s base for victory. There are 3 lanes which lead directly to each team’s base and the players have to fight for control over these in a tug-of-war style match.

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