New Year is not a reason to rest! True gamers are ready to fight for trophies at any time of the year. And viewers are happy to support them watching their games online. We can prove it by our statistics.
There are not so many tournaments In January compared with other months. Chinese like League of Legends, that is why so many people watched LPL Spring — it is qualification between Chinese teams. The presence of the team Newbee in the grand-final in ESL One Genting guaranteed the audience interest of Chinese viewers, that is why the tournament attracted a huge audience from Middle Kingdom.
ELEAGUE Major was the first time, when the organizers of esports competitions actively began to cooperate with a huge television company — American’s TBS. ELEAGUE Major raised the bar of quality to a new level, for which he received a well-deserved universal attention among Western audiences.
The hearts of Russian-speaking viewers belongs to Dota 2, but they could not ignore the master class which American organizers demonstrated at ELEAGUE Major. And even more of it — Poles from Virtus.Pro were playing at the grand finals.