Top eSports events 2018 streaming equivalent to 21,700 years in total…

first_img Formula 1 TAGS2018 FIFA World CupeSports Global StreamingLeague of LegendsSports Streaming RecordTop eSports events 2018Twitchworld’s biggest eSports eventsYouTube SHARE ICC WTC Final: Ravichandran Ashwin reveals when he plans to retire from cricket Facebook Twitter By Kunal Dhyani – December 8, 2018 F1 French GP 2021 Live: Max Verstappen vs Lewis Hamilton today at 6:30 pm — Follow Live Updates Four of the world’s biggest eSports events this year have accumulated an awe-awakening 190.1 million hours (21,700 years) worth of aggregate live streams in 2018. This will be a global sports’ streaming record.The analysis of the eSports industry based on the results of the top four global leaders – the League of Legends World Championship Finals 2018, the eLeague Major: Boston, The International 2018 from Dota 2, and the Overwatch League Finals – indicate a 6.9% growth across the industry, Sportspromedia has reported quoting a Newzoo report. ESports thus is creating global sports streaming records. Top eSports events 2018 streaming equivalent to 21,700 years in total time Cricket Cricket Cricket by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeSuresh Raina issues statement after arrest, says the incident in Mumbai was ‘unintentional’UndoSuryakumar YadavUndoPUBG Mobile Big Update : For the first time ever, India Government makes it official, ‘No Permissions to PUBG’Undo“The League of Legends World Championship Finals was 2018’s biggest tournament by live hours watched across Twitch and YouTube Gaming, boasting 81.1 million hours watched,” the sports business news platform has quoted Newzoo senior marketing analyst Jurre Pannekeet as saying. Pannekeet specialises in eSports.Also Read: NASCAR ties up with Race Team Alliance, 704 Games for eSports League“Although the event’s viewership decreased slightly from last year, it is worth noting that the event’s quarter-finals took place across two days, compared to four days in 2017. What’s more, viewership for the event’s top Twitch channel, Riot Games, has increased. The channel streamed the event for a duration of 304 hours to an average of 93,000 Twitch viewers.“Overall, this generated 28.1 million hours of live viewership for the channel—up 11.7 per cent from last year’s numbers.”In comparison with traditional sport, streaming analyst Conviva reported record over-the-top (OTT) consumption during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, including 5.5 billion viewing hours during the quarter-final between France and Argentina.In eSports, the eLeague Major: Boston was the second most-viewed tournament, attracting 54.1 million hours watched across Twitch and YouTube Gaming, which was closely followed by The International 2018 with a total of 49.3 million hours consumed, states the report.Meanwhile, viewers watched 5.6 million hours of the inaugural Overwatch League Finals – the vast majority via Twitch, which reportedly paid US$90 million to stream the Overwatch League in a two-year media rights deal.Also Read: Indian eSports start-up poised for $30m funding in Round 2 FinanceChatterViewers Had To Look Away When This Happened On Live TVFinanceChatter|SponsoredSponsoredUndoHollywood TaleHow Victoria Principal Looks At 71 Is HeartbreakingHollywood Tale|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredUndoYourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Latest Sports NewsSports BusinessNewsSport RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cricket WTC Final Live: Virat Kohli continues century drought as Kyle Jamieson wins IPL team rivalry WTC Final Live: Kyle Jamieson continues fine Test form, rattles India’s middle-order with venomous swing Football Cricket Cricket Cricket WTC Final LIVE: Shubman Gill declares, ‘Total above 300 will be really competitive score for us’ WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Wagner dismisses Ajinkya Rahane; IND 182/6; follow Live Updates Euro 2020: Belgium suffer another blow, after Castagne now Thorgan Hazard ruled out PSL 2021 Playoffs: Schedule, Timing, LIVE streaming, list of champions; all you need to know Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Previous articleInternational athletes in Delhi to get annual ₹16 lakh for training, coachingNext articleManav enters Junior Worlds quarters Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. ICC WTC Final: 10 years of Virat Kohli’s Test career, 10 best moments of India’s greatest Test skipper Virat Kohli completes 10 years in Test Cricket: 10 things you should know about India skipper- check out Cricket last_img

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