January 17, 2022

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Riot Games reveals Worlds 2021 Finals viewership numbers

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Riot Games and its LoL Esports division introduced on Sunday afternoon at a press meeting in San Francisco viewership quantities for the Worlds 2021 Finals, which took place in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Nov. 6.

The finals between DWG KIA from South Korea (League of Legends Championship Korea) and Chinese crew Edward Gaming (from the League of Legends Pro League) noticed an Regular Moment Viewers (AMA) of 30,604,255, a 32.82% raise above 2020 and 73,860,742 Peak Concurrent Viewers (PCU), a 60.33% increase in excess of 2020, according to Riot. EDG would in the long run edge out DWG KIA 3-2. The viewership examination was facilitated via a partnership with Stream Hatchet.

Earlier Worlds Championship Finals Viewership Figures (according to Riot):

  • In 2020 at the SAIC Motor Pudong Arena in Shanghai, China, DWG KIA defeated Suning 3-1: (PCU – 46,067,896, AMA – 23,041,174)

  • In 2019 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France, FunPlus Phoenix defeated G2 Esports 3-: (PCU – 43,982,055, AMA -21,469,358)

  •  In 2018 at the Incheon Munhak Stadium in Incheon, South Korea, Invictus Gaming defeated Fnatic 3-1: (PCU – 43,997,815, AMA -19,280,120)

The Worlds Last was broadcast in 18 languages by 19 broadcasters across 34 platforms. Riot did not give a breakdown of the viewership figures by location or nation at the time of composing.

The info was uncovered for the duration of a push meeting at the Chase Heart in San Francisco (prior to Sunday’s Golden Point out Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors NBA video game) led by Riot Game titles Esports President John Needham and World Head of LoL Esports Naz Aletaha, who also in-depth strategies for the Worlds 2022 Finals, which consists of a 4-metropolis tour with stops in Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

 





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