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What is the Top 10 Most Popular E-Sports?

What is the Top 10 Most Popular E-Sports?

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E-sports, or electronic sports, have seen an exponential rise in popularity over the years. With a growing audience and increasing investments, e-sports events have become a significant part of the gaming industry. Here, we'll delve into the top 10 most popular e-sports based on their viewership and impact in 2023.

1. League of Legends (LoL) World Championship

The League of Legends World Championship tops the list as the most popular e-sports event of 2023. With a remarkable peak viewership of 6.4 million, this event has set a new record for e-sports viewership. The 2023 championship, won by T1, surpassed the previous record holder by nearly 1 million peak viewers. The international appeal of LoL is evident from its massive viewership across Western and Eastern regions, making it a dominant force in the e-sports scene.

2. League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI)

Following closely is the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), which secured a peak viewership of just under 2.3 million. Hosted in London, England, MSI 2023 surpassed all previous editions by over 100,000 viewers. The event was won by Chinese esports organization JD Gaming, and it garnered impressive figures across various languages and platforms, showcasing its global appeal.

3. Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup

The Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup of 2023 takes the third spot with a peak viewership of 3.65 million, solidifying the dominance of the mobile e-sports giant. The event, won by ONIC Esports, showcased its popularity by breaking viewership records for the region and generating significant viewership numbers across various platforms, including TikTok.

4. LCK Spring Split

The LCK Spring Split 2023 ranks as the 10th most popular e-sports event of 2023. Garnering a peak viewership of 1.47 million, this League of Legends event, ultimately won by Gen.G, demonstrated its international appeal with impressive figures across multiple languages and platforms, including YouTube, Twitch, and Naver Esports.

5. Dota 2

Dota 2 secured its place in the top 10 with a substantial viewership and a dedicated player base. The game's significant prize pool of over $30 million and a substantial player count and tournament presence contribute to its popularity.

6. PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) Mobile

PUBG Mobile also made its mark as one of the most popular e-sports, with a sizable prize pool, a large number of players, and numerous tournaments, solidifying its position in the top 10.

7. Fortnite

Fortnite continues to attract a large player base and maintain its position as a popular e-sports title, evident from its substantial prize pool, players, and tournaments.

8. Arena of Valor

Arena of Valor has shown its prominence in the e-sports scene with a significant prize pool, a considerable number of players, and a notable presence in tournaments.

9. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)

CS:GO maintains its popularity in the e-sports domain with a substantial prize pool, a large number of players, and a significant presence in tournaments.

10. Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege rounds up the top 10 with its noteworthy prize pool, player count, and tournament participation, solidifying its place as one of the most popular e-sports titles.

The e-sports industry has witnessed a surge in popularity, with these top 10 titles captivating audiences worldwide through their engaging gameplay, competitive nature, and massive e-sports events.


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