ELEAGUE Major Grand Final breaks Twitch record
During the early hours of the morning, the grand final for the ELEAGUE Major Atlanta kicked off with favourites Astralis taking on the veterans – Virtus.Pro. Despite destroying sleeping patterns for many, the match-up was the game to watch with over 1-million viewers breaking Twitch’s record for the highest amount of concurrent views on a single stream.
Cristian Tamas, the Senior Esports Manager at Twitch tweeted a screenshot of the stream. He also revealed that the previous record was 890,000 viewers. The number doesn’t count the amount of people who watched on TBS, YouTube and In-Game.
— Cristian Tamas (@Trancez0r) January 29, 2017