Esports Insider collaborates with esports analytical firm Esports Charts to take a look at event viewership on a month-by-month basis.
There isn’t a standard viewership metric that’s utilised and agreed upon by all parties in the industry at this point in time so it’s not always possible to compare events with a fair approach. Peak viewership isn’t the best way to see just how many people watched throughout an event, but comparing average audience numbers also has its problems considering some events can last a day and others a month.
With that in mind, we’ll be utilising peak viewership to observe the maximum audience that esports events are attracting. Here are the results for esports events in April 2020!
Most popular tournaments of April 2020
Image credit: Esports ChartsIf you’ve been keeping a close eye on the popularity of mobile esports in Asia and South America then it may not surprise you to find out that MPL ID Season 5, a tournament for Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, tops the charts when it comes to peak viewership in April.
Despite it being the only entry for mobile esports in the top five events, Indonesian viewership helped it to achieve a peak of 1,163,007 viewers.
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