June was rich in major esports events. ML:BB held a tournament for Southeast Asia, which set a new record for the series, regional tournaments for League of Legends, and the last major before The International was held in Dota 2. In our new material, Esports Charts will tell you about the most popular esports events of June 2021.
The most popular tournament in June 2021 was the MLBB Southeast Asia Cup 2021 in the Mobile Legends discipline. The event set a record for this series of competitions, but not the general one for the entire discipline (M2 World Championship still leads in terms of Peak Viewers). The final of losers between EVOS ID and Execration was watched by 2.2M viewers at the peak of the broadcast.
The third most popular tournament was the last major in the DPC season before TI10 — WePlay AniMajor. This event became the second most watched major in the history of Dota 2 by Peak Viewers — 645K people.
The fourth place was taken by a Call of Duty: Warzone event with streamers from Twitch Rivals. PV of the six-hour tournament reached the mark of 441K viewers.
The most popular tournaments of June 2021 among English-speaking viewers
The streamer event from Twitch Rivals on Call of Duty: Warzone attracted even more English-speaking viewers than WePlay AniMajor — 407K against 327K viewers. MSC 2021 also got into the English-speaking top of the most popular events of the month.
The most popular tournaments in June 2021 among Russian-speaking viewers
While fans are starting to pay attention to mobile esports and other titles on the world stage, their preferences are unchanged in the CIS. As always, the audience watched Dota 2 and CS:GO. In addition to WePlay AniMajor, esports fans closely watched the official qualifiers at The International 10 — 156K viewers.
The most popular esports channels of June 2021
The French streamer ZeratoR took the first place among the most popular channels in June in terms of Peak Viewers. Every summer Adrien “ZeratoR” Nougaret hosts the French charity marathon ZLAN, where many content makers gather and play different games. In total, Adrien gathered 239K viewers, and we told more about the results of ZLAN 2021 in this article.
The top also includes the official channels of regional leagues for League of Legends — /lck_korea, /lec and /lck. Read more about the results of regional competitions in our future reports.
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