The International 2019 has become the most watched event in Dota 2 on Twitch
According to the information portal GitHyp, otslaivayutsya statistics of viewers on Twitch, with the world finals for Dota 2 followed 1.1 million viewers. The event was held in Shanghai ended yesterday with the victory over OG Team Liquid.
Given that Shanghai is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Eastern time zone of the United States, for the primary audience, Western viewers of Twitch-Sunday tournament in China started late in the evening on Saturday. In the Western hemisphere, the finale lasted until early Sunday morning.
Such an inconvenient schedule, it seems, does not affect the interest of the audience. According to the website Esports Charts (which adds viewers to other streaming platforms), the total number of spectators at the tournament exceeded 1.9 million in the final round between OG and Team Liquid. This rating does not take into account the audience with the Chinese platforms.
According GitHyp, this year The International activity increased by 51% compared to TI8, which took place in Vancouver, and 100 thousand spectators was reduced in comparison with the finals in Seattle.