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ESL brags 8.78 million unique viewers on Twitch.TV over Katowice event

ESL brag a viewership milestone - seeing 8.78 million unique viewers and a peak of over 1 million concurent watching their Katowice CS:GO tournament.

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Published Mon, Mar 30 2015 4:32 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Wondering if eSports is growing? The answer is yes! ESL recently released an info-graphic showing that they played host to 8.78 million unique viewers on Twitch TV alone throughout their Katowice ESL One CS:GO event - meaning this does not include any other streaming service or live audience members.

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Other than this 198% rise in unique viewership, they also broke the 1 million concurrent viewer milestone - seeing 1,012,745 tune in at one time.

As for the tournament itself Fnatic took the crown, seeing their player Olofmeister rated as the highest-point fantasy league player alongside his team conceding the quickest round loss of 13 seconds.

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NEWS SOURCE:hltv.org

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