Indiana Fever and Connecticut Sun season opener peaked at 2.3 million viewers

The WNBA is breaking viewership records again in the first week of its 28th season. The Indiana Fever at Connecticut Sun season opener was the most-watched WNBA game on ESPN platforms ever, including any regular season or playoff game.

The game garnered 2.1 million viewers across ESPN2, ESPN+ and Disney+ peaking at 2.3 million viewers. The second game of the night featured the Phoenix Mercury at Las Vegas Aces and averaged 464,000 viewers, up 5% year-over-year. The two games combined to average 1.28 million viewers, up 192% versus last year’s regular season average on ESPN platforms.

WNBA content across and the ESPN App increased by 409% unique visitors year-over-year with total engagements also up 125% year-over-year.

Story originally appeared on Rookie Wire