OpTic vs. LOUD final at Champions 2022 shatters VALORANT peak viewership record

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While OpTic Gaming and LOUD battle once more within the grand final of VCT Champions 2022, the final chapter on this 12 months’s premier VALORANT rivalry has already turn into one for the record books, breaking the peak viewer record with ease.

Across official broadcasts and co-streams, the grand final has already attracted over 1.4 million concurrent viewers throughout solely map two, after LOUD took map one on Ascent in extra time. This determine is much past the earlier high concurrent viewership figures for Champions 2021 and each Masters Reykjavík tournaments. Each eclipsed a million concurrent viewers however went no greater than 1.1 million, in response to data available on Esports Charts.

Over 1 / 4 million of the viewers for the Champions 2022 grand final come the principle English broadcast on Twitch. The different huge streams when it comes to viewership embody the tarik co-stream, the official Twitch and YouTube broadcasts in Portuguese, the English YouTube stream, and the official Japanese broadcast and co-stream by fps_shaka.

This concurrent viewer milestone cements Champions 2022 because the most-watched VALORANT and VCT occasion ever, having already surpassed the overall hours watched record through the decrease bracket final the day prior. The occasion will even end with a median viewership of over 500K viewers throughout over 112 complete hours of airtime.

It’s additionally a significant milestone for the OpTic gamers and model, as they’re now the one VALORANT group to have three separate matches to succeed in a million concurrent viewers: this final versus LOUD, the Reykjavík 2022 final versus LOUD, and Champions 2022 decrease final versus DRX.

The final concurrent viewer milestone for this event may find yourself greater than 1.5 million if LOUD and OpTic go the gap to a map 5.

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