All it takes is skill. Polish your reaction time and hearing. The E-sports are getting really hot and I can see this as a full time and well paid job.
I have a good connections on some pro level tournaments and teams that currently are building teams for Fortnite and PUBG. Furthermore, Full Sail University (located in Florida) is building the biggest S-sports arena (https://www.fullsail.edu/press-releases/2018/full-sail-university-unveils-plans-to-build-largest-on-campus-collegiate-esports-arena-in-the-us).
Final notes: If you are really interested on pursuing this path I would suggest starting your gaming channel and playing pro tournaments.
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