334 Million People Watched the League of Legends 2015 World Championships - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 11 December 2015 / 3,767 Views
Riot Games has announced that the League of Legends 2015 World Championships set a new record for the number of unique viewers.
334 million total unique viewers tuned into the championships over the course of four weeks, comfortably surpassing the 288 million who watched in 2014.
The final match saw 36 unique viewers tune in to watch, which is a new record for any eSports event, beating out the 27 million people who watched the 2014 final. The peak number of viewers increased three million year-over-year to 14 million.
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