Europe has actually quickly become one of the most competitive and popular League of Legends regions in the world. In truth, the LEC held its Superweek for week among the 2020 Summer season Split and the prolonged weekend hit some huge numbers in terms of viewership, according to Riot.

The Superweek ended with the highest peak viewership for Europe at just over 479,000 viewers, Riot revealed today. Numerous matches during the Superweek likewise had more than 430,000 peak viewers, consisting of all 3 of Fnatic’s video games and G2’s matches against Group Vigor and Origen. In general, Riot stated over 13 million total hours were viewed throughout the weekend.

Across the Summer season Split, the LEC’s typical minute audience– which calculates the number of fans are enjoying at the very same time– has actually grown 81 percent compared to the 2019 Summertime Split, according to Riot. The league’s development does not stop there, however.

Last month, the LEC launched a music video for Diplo’s “On My Mind” that included some of the broadcast’s most popular on-air characters. That video has already hit over one million views on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram, according to Riot. The 2020 Summer season Split promo video likewise has over one million views throughout those platforms.

This year, Europe has become one of the more interesting regions to expect League. Fiery, young lineups like Rogue and MAD Lions have actually risen to challenge the old guard of the LEC. And as an outcome, League fans have actually seen some of the very best games in this region.

The LEC will be back in action on Friday, July 17 at 11am CT