Fortnite World Cup Generates 81.8 Million Hours of Live Viewership; YouTube Dominates Finals

Was the Fortnite World Cup a Success?

  • In total, the event amassed an impressive 81.8 million hours of live viewership, with top streamers and official channels accounting for 85% of this viewership.
  • Naturally, this does not include the further engagement happening on other channels, streaming platforms, and physically at the event, as well as its mainstream-media coverage.
  • All in all, the event was a resounding success, producing numbers close to esports’ most popular major events and league seasons.

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