LoL’s Mid-Season Cup tops Might esports viewership
League of Legends’ Mid-Season Cup published the highest peak viewership among all Might esports occasions, according to analytics firm Esports Charts.
The match of T1 against Leading Esports on May 28, the opening day of the Mid-Season Cup, drew approximately 591,496 views, Esports Charts reported Wednesday.
Leading Esports went on to win the $600,000 occasion for groups from China and Korea, improving on a runner-up surface in the China-based League of Legends Pro League (LPL) Spring Split playoffs. T1, the League Champions Korea (LCK) Spring Split playoff champ, stopped working to get out of the group stage in the Mid-Season Cup.
Ranking 2nd in peak viewership last month was the May 24 final of an Arena of Valor event, the $95,000 Arena of Magnificence Spring. Team Flash swept Saigon Phantom in front of a peak audience of 468,267.
Third on the list was a PUBG Mobile Pro League Spring Split SEA match on Might 1 with peak viewership of 371,470. The LPL Spring Split last, in which JD Gaming defeated Leading Esports, came in fourth with 331,166 peak viewership on May 2.
Being available in fifth was the top-rated Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match of the month. A group-stage match in ESL One: Road to Rio– The United States And Canada on Might 3, in which FURIA Esports beat MIBR 2-0, drew a peak audience of 315,567.
The list of total peak viewership for competitions relayed in English was topped by Week 7 and Week 8 of Call of Task’s Warzone Wednesdays, with 274,771 and 270,035 audiences, respectively.
Another Call of Responsibility occasion, the MFAM Gauntlet Warzone May Centerpiece, was 3rd at 254,048. The LPL Spring final ranked fourth at 227,026, and the F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix Series Spain was fifth at 218,124.