The ESL One Katowice CS:GO major was not only spectacular entertainment - it was literally record-breaking. The tournament not only saw a 150% viewership increase since ESL One Cologne, but also a massive peak concurrent viewership that exceeded one million viewers!
On Twitch alone, 860,992 fans watched the finals on March the 15th at the ‘pure’ peak concurrent viewership, with CS:GO being the most watched game on the streaming platform over the course of most of the tournament. The English stream alone managed to peak at an amazing 608,923 viewers!
Overall, the tournament drew 8,785,740 unique visitors and 16 million hours watched. We visualized the impressive streaming statistics as well as the outstanding player and team performances in our ESL One Katowice infographic - check it out!
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Additionally, if you want to be a part of our next stadium event, ESL One Cologne is fast approaching!