Physical viewership of esports competitions and the scope of occasions have elevated in tandem with the growth of online viewership. In 2013, the Season three League of Legends World Championship was held in a bought-out Staples Center. The 2014 League of Legends World Championship in Seoul, South Korea, had over forty,000 fans in attendance and featured the band Imagine Dragons, and opening and closing ceremonies along with the competition.
Twitch, an online streaming platform launched in 2011, routinely streams in style esports competitions. In 2013, viewers of the platform watched 12 billion minutes of video on the service, with the 2 hottest Twitch broadcasters being League of Legends and Dota 2. During in the future of The International, Twitch recorded 4.5 million distinctive views, with each viewer awaiting an average of two hours.
The development of esports in South Korea is thought to have been influenced by the mass constructing … Read More