Esports Production Summit: Making Sense of the Elusive World of Esports Viewership, Consumption

Founder of Esports Charts Ivan Danishevskyi offers an analytical take on esports ‘ratings’

One of the more hotly debated topics accompanying the rise of popularity in esports is measuring and articulating viewership numbers for major live events. When crunching some of these seemingly massive streaming numbers, it can be difficult to draw parallels with traditional sports or even any form of entertainment.

Esports Charts is a company that analyzes a massive amount of data derived directly from all known streaming platforms (without any outside influence) in order to determine the exact number of viewers, breakdown by their languages, and growth dynamics of subscribers on channels and social networks. This presentation by Esports Charts founder Ivan Danishevskyi offers a look at the state of the market in terms of esports-content consumption.

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