The present and future of CGI fans at sporting events

Imagine a Sim having a better chance of attending the football Premier League than you do. We get into why — owing to coronavirus — CGI fans are a thing of the present and, potentially, the future for sports

‘And the crowd goes wild!’ Well, not really.

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Whether you were watching this year’s Coppa Italia or even Major League Baseball, you may have noticed the fans in the stands were unusually animated — pun intended. Yes, 2020 has been the year of CGI fans being the new ticket-holders for sport events you most definitely want to attend in that tight-locked bio-bubble. No more hilarious rival fan fights in the stadium for all the world to see; COVID-19 has cleared out festival venues, stadiums, theatres and more areas where hundreds

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