Overwatch – Over 10 million viewers recorded for first week of official league

[Official website] The Overwatch League roared to life last week at the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles with 4 days of intense competition between all 12 teams. Buoyed by Twitch, the Overwatch League’s exclusive worldwide third-party digital broadcast partner, opening day drew an impressive average audience per minute of 408,000, and 280,000 for the week. Over 10 million viewers tuned in via Twitch, MLG, and Chinese streaming partners ZhanQi TV, NetEase CC, Panda TV, and countless additional viewers at watch parties worldwide.

On Twitch and MLG alone, the peak concurrent online audience of 437,000 hit during the highly anticipated day-one match-up between Dallas Fuel and Seoul Dynasty. In addition, tickets to Blizzard Arena Los Angeles were sold out for the entirety of opening week. The 1st season of the Overwatch League runs until June, with playoffs and finals scheduled for July. Viewers can catch all the action on Twitchwww.mlg.com, the MLG app (on iOS and Android), Overwatch League website, and the Overwatch League app (on iOS and Android).

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