The final of the World Championships 2021 had around 74 million simultaneous views

Riot Games has revealed the LoL World Cup statistics.

The audience numbers for the Worlds 2021 grand final, which took place in Reykjavik, Iceland, on November 6th, were released by Riot Games.

The final of the World Championships 2021 had around 74 million simultaneous views

The firm reported at a press conference that the match between DWG KIA and Edward Gaming had 30.6 million viewers per minute, with the Chinese team winning 3 - 2 over the Korean team.


This is a 32.8 percent increase over the previous year's AMA (Average Minute Audience). Furthermore, the final attracted 73.8 million concurrent viewers, a 60 percent increase over the PCU (Peak Concurrent Viewers) of 2020.


According to Riot, these are the exact numbers from the previous 3 Worlds finals:


2020: DWG KIA beat Suning 3 - 1 at China's Shanghai Motor Pudong Arena

PCU = 46,067,896

AMA = 23,041,174

2019: FunPlus Phoenix defeated G2 Esports 3 - 0 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France

PCU = 43,982,055

AMA = 21,469,358

2018: Invictus Gaming defeated Fnatic 3 - 1 at Incheon Munhak Stadium in Incheon, Korea

PCU = 43,997,815

AMA = 19,280,120

The world final was broadcast in 18 languages ​​by 19 stations on 34 platforms. Riot hasn't provided a breakdown of viewership numbers by region or country as of yet.


The data was revealed at the Chase Center in San Francisco, ahead of the NBA game between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. Presenters were Riot Games Esports President John Needham and LoL Esports Global Director Naz Aletaha.


They also detailed plans for Worlds 2022, which include a 4-city tour with stops in Canada, Mexico and the United States .


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