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01/15/2018 10:16 AMPosted by Nickssaa
01/15/2018 10:00 AMPosted by nekomimi
It’s pretty boring. All the same team compositions, same dive meta (ew), they run the same tanks, there’s always a tracer running around being annoying, same unbalanced boring junk lol and to people who think 190k viewers is a lot... umm do y’all watch the league of legends world championships???? 60 million viewers last year ♡ now that’s an esport ♡
Season 1 had 1.6 million views
Season 2 had 8 million views
Season 3 has 32 million views
Etc, etc
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TBF, we are talking about concurrent viewers and not total. League's concurrent viewers for worlds hit 800k last year. Regardless, even though OWL is new, people need to realize that unlike Worlds, TI, or Dreamhack Winter (the first CS:GO major), OWL has a lot more marketing and investment put into it, whilst the first major for the top 3 esports were just announcements. Hell, the first TI was a tournament Valve set up at Gamescom to officially ANNOUNCE Dota 2. With so much money behind OWL, 150k concurrents is laughably bad.

One of the investors and team owners (Noah Whinston) said that a stable 40k viewers for the first season (which will run for 7 months with 9 matches a week) would be a success, but sure, doomsaying for declining from the opening day's hype and comparing the viewership with occasional events of the longest running best established esports makes total sense.
01/15/2018 10:42 AMPosted by VanillaCoke
01/15/2018 10:16 AMPosted by Nickssaa
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TBF, we are talking about concurrent viewers and not total. League's concurrent viewers for worlds hit 800k last year. Regardless, even though OWL is new, people need to realize that unlike Worlds, TI, or Dreamhack Winter (the first CS:GO major), OWL has a lot more marketing and investment put into it, whilst the first major for the top 3 esports were just announcements. Hell, the first TI was a tournament Valve set up at Gamescom to officially ANNOUNCE Dota 2. With so much money behind OWL, 150k concurrents is laughably bad.

One of the investors and team owners (Noah Whinston) said that a stable 40k viewers for the first season (which will run for 7 months with 9 matches a week) would be a success, but sure, doomsaying for declining from the opening day's hype and comparing the viewership with occasional events of the longest running best established esports makes total sense.
yeah sorry for the bad comparison.. i don’t know what else to compare it to.. I’ve just never watched such a boring esport. League just catches my full attention. Sorry >_<

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