Russian universities plan to introduce cybersport classes


The government has proposed introducing educational programs in the field of e-sports at some Russian universities by the end of 2022. It is reported by “Kommersant“With reference to the” road map “” New communication Internet technologies “, which was approved by the digital development committee headed by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.

We are talking about courses in data analysis, computer game development and the use of technology in the creation of films, etc.

As follows from the document, 17.6 billion rubles will be allocated for the program. until 2024, of which 8.6 billion – from the federal budget.

In June, it was reported that the transition of many Russians to a remote mode of work provoked a sharp increase in spending on computer games, experts from the UMoney payment service, the largest operator of fiscal data in the Russian Federation, Platform OFD Platform, and Sports.ru stated in a joint study.

“From January 1 to May 31, 2021, Russian gamers made 40% more online purchases on gaming resources than in the same period in 2019, and the turnover of these sites grew 2.2 times. The volume of sales of game consoles increased 3.6 times, and the volume of sales of video cards – by 44%, ”the message says.


Source: Росбалт by www.rosbalt.ru.

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