Michigan State Has No Student Clubs on Campus This Semester, Pushing the eSports Club to Plan and Play Its Events Online.
EAST LANSING, Mich. – So many things have changed this year for Michigan State students, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But few elements of college life have remained normal, even if students are not allowed on campus this semester.
The video game platform, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, has still been bringing enjoyment to MSU students gathering online to compete and socialize.
The ability to get together remotely is normal for gamers, as there are 57.4 million online game console users in the United States according to Statista. MSU’s popular eSports club usually plays in person, but has kept things going this semester remotely.
“It’s not safe in the middle of a pandemic to hold Smash tournaments,” said club…