Riot: League of Legends 2016 World Championship, nearly 400 million served

Michael Martin
The League of Legends Championship series is a pathway to Worlds.
The 2016 League of Legends World Championship was huge (Jeremy Wacker)

Riot Games has released an infographic showing a substantial rise in the total number of daily unique viewers of the 2016 League of Legends World Championship.

According to the company, unique daily cumulative viewership rose from 334 million in 2015 to 396 million in 2016. Those viewers spent 370 million hours watching Worlds this year.

2016 League of Legends World Championship statistics
2016 League of Legends World Championship statistics (Riot)

The World Championship Finals went five games, required a record-breaking 252 minutes of gameplay, and used 308 moving lights and 64 projectors

Our favorite stat? Only one person ended up with a perfect “Worlds Pick ‘Em” out of almost 2 million. Worlds was crazy this year.


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