The rivalry between Europe and America can be seen in almost all esports disciplines. Today we will talk about PUBG Mobile, namely about the results of NA and EMEA regions and find out which of them was better in terms of stats.
The league for Europe, Middle East and Africa was held from 9th to 25th of October. Sixteen teams reached the finals and fought for $73,000. But the spots on PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2020 for top-3 teams were the main prize.
EMEA League was a debut field for the new Natus Vincere PUBG Mobile roster. The team is only one month old, but their efforts have paid off as they reached first place at their first tournament and secured a spot at the world championship.
NAVI weren't the only one CIS representatives. Alliance, one of the world-renowned Swedish organizations, also participated in the tournament with a fully Russian roster and they achieved fifth place.
Such a number of CIS teams was the main reason for 50% Hours Watched contribution by Russian-speaking fans. The official YouTube broadcast of PUBG Mobile Russia was the second by popularity, gathering 15K viewers at the broadcast's peak.
Peak Viewers concluded 40K, and streamer G2G provided the most popular EMEA League broadcast on his Facebook page with 20K Arabic-speaking Peak Viewers. Thanks to G2G, the Arabic audience became the second by Hours Watched at the tournament.
Let's see what was going on in the North American region.
America's key feature was that the tournament was also broadcast on Twitch, along with YouTube and Facebook, that are relatively popular among mobile disciplines. The broadcast by Pubgmobilees gathered 5K viewers at the peak.
The viewers preferred to watch North American battles on PUBG Esports YouTube channel the most, and it gathered 15K Peak Viewers.
Spanish became the most common language in this region, and its speakers brought 60% to the total number of Hours Watched. Portuguese became the second most popular language - 24% of Hours Watched. Most viewers of this language watched the broadcast on YouTube channel of PUBG Esports - 4,9K viewers at peak.
Although the tournament was aimed at the American region, English-speaking fans contributed only 15% of the total number of Hours Watched.
The EMEA league overtook America in terms of Peak Viewers by 2 thousand, and on average, it was watched by 40% more spectators. Regarding the Hours Watched, the American region is leading, but this is because it was held twice as long.
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