Video Games and Esports ETF


  • Fast-growing, cutting-edge industry
  • New technologies and business models support future expansion
  • Buy 25 leading video gaming and esports companies through a single purchase
  • 0.55% total expense ratio

Risk: You may lose money up to the total loss of your investment due to the Main Risk Factors such as equity market risk, industry or sector concentration risk and risk of investing in smaller companies which are described below and in the sales prospectus.

The Video Gaming Sector has been Growing at a Lightning Speed

Global revenues of video gaming industry (USD billion)

Global revenues of video gaming industry (USD billion)

Source: NewZoo Global Games Market Reports 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021.
* Estimates

Growth is expected to continue on the back of new technology and business models:

Increasingly powerful smartphones put high-end games within the reach of billions of people worldwide.

Increasingly Powerful Smartphones

The Future of Sport?

From home consoles to in-game events with millions of attendees, the video game industry is disrupting traditional sports and media, and experiencing a period of transformative growth. Investing today in VanEck's Esports ETF could be an excellent future oriented choice.

Esports are a New Accelerator for Growth: participate with VanEck's Esports ETF

Esports, multiplayer video games played competitively for spectators, are adding a new dimension to the video gaming industry.

Performance of Video Gaming and Esports Stocks

1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years
5 Years
Since Inception
VanEck Video Gaming and eSports UCITS ETF 4.31% -13.21% -20.81% -23.36% 18.63%

Figures in the table as of 31 May 2022. Periods greater than one year are annualised. Source: VanEck. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Access this Growth Opportunity via our Esports ETF

The Esports ETF captures the largest pure play companies that generate more than 50% of revenues from video gaming and esports.

Risk: Investors should consider risks before investing. See dedicated Main Risk Factors section on this website.

VanEck Video Gaming and eSports UCITS ETF


  • High revenue growth prospects
  • 25 global leaders through one purchase
  • Disrupting media and sport
  • 0.55% total expense ratio

Risk indication: 6 out of 7

Lower risk: Typically lower reward

Higher risk: Typically higher reward

Main Risk Factors


The prices of the securities in the Fund are subject to the risks associated with investing in the securities market, including general economic conditions and sudden and unpredictable drops in value. An investment in the Fund may lose money.

For more information on risks, please see the “Risk Factors” section of the relevant Fund’s prospectus, available on

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