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Stability is clearly not the word that can describe the modern internet. If something is popular right now it can become unnecessary tomorrow. This fact is easy to prove using our statistics about Twitch section’s popularity. However, sometimes there are periods of quiet. April 2018 is definitely one of them.
The most popular League of Legends competitive leagues are LPL and LCK — Chinese and Korean, primarily because of the huge viewership rates from the Middle Kingdom. In the same time LCS leagues in Europe and North America are the most popular in the world if we do not count Chinese viewers. Riot personally take care of organization that is why LCS demonstrated the highest level of quality, responsibility and entertainment.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is the game that changed the world. Bluehole Corporation and Brendan Green, the creator of Battle Royale, revolutionized the gaming industry a year ago. Several years ago the world was full with MOBA, while now the whole gaming became infected with the new genre — Battle Royale in a short moment became the most popular game genre. The peak of the popularity of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has already passed, but Brendan Green has an advantage. The creators of PUBG decided to make a new esports discipline — and succeeded.
The vast majority of esports fans learned about competitive gaming just recently, so only a few of them remember the esports events of the past decade. WESG 2017 brings back many memories. Ten years ago esports was more like the Olympics — there were a lot of teams and tournaments based on nationality. In the same time one championship could host a lot of tournaments based on different disciplines at once.
Streaming is slowly turning into new TV. Every month more and more people join the online community of viewers, the best proof of this is the growth of Twitch. Esports Charts collected detailed statistics of popular broadcasts and games in February. Check out our blog for more information.