2.4 Billion eSports Hours Watched in 2013

It was another record year in 2013  for eSports viewing, Gamasutra reports: “Thanks to the popularity of online games like League of Legends, more people than ever are watching eSports — and this trend is set to continue for many years to come.”

“Around 2.4 billion hours of eSports videos were watched during 2013, according to a new report from IHS Technology. That’s nearly double the 1.3 billion hours watched in 2012.”

“And the analytics firm estimates that this total will be up to 6.6 billion hours by 2018, with China the largest market for online eSport views in the world, followed by the U.S. and South Korea.”

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