LoL Worlds 2023 Finals attracted over 6.4 million peak viewership to become the most-watched esports event – The 2023 League of Legends World Championship Finals has broken many records. In the Grand Finals series against T1 and Weibo Gaming, it was Faker’s squad that clean swept their opponents 3-0 in front of the excited Korean crowd. With this victory, both the T1 organization and Faker lifted their fourth Summoner’s Cup. Millions of people around the world tuned in to watch this historic moment.
LoL Worlds 2023 Finals attracted over 6.4 million peak viewership to become the most-watched esports event
The Grand Finals was the peak of the LoL Worlds 2023 tournament as it attracted over 6.4 million peak viewers. According to Esports Charts, this number was achieved by adding up the peak viewing numbers on multiple platforms (3.28 million peak viewers on YouTube and 2.52 million peak viewers on Twitch).
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Hence the Worlds 2023 became the first esports tournament to cross the 6 million concurrent viewer mark. The Free Fire World Series 2021 Singapore had received 5.41 million peak viewers and Worlds 2023 broke the record by more than a million viewers. Esports Charts also reported that the viewership of League of Legends Worlds tournaments has been increasing over the last five years.
This victory brought a new page into the League of Legends history books. Faker and T1 became the first player and team to win Worlds tournaments four times. T1 also became the first Korean team to win Worlds in Korea.
Going into the tournament, no one considered T1 the favorites except the fans. But the five players silenced all haters as they took down the top 3 LPL teams in the Swiss and Knockout Stage in a dominant fashion to reach the Finals. Here they thrashed the last LPL team and won the series by a clean 3-0 sweep to become Worlds 2023 champions. T1 have truly cemented themselves as the best League of Legends team in the world.
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