League of Legends esports by the numbers.
2018 definitely was a season for the history books.
Worlds 2018 is breaking records.
The LoL esports staff released a short write-up summarizing the statistics for their events and tournaments this year.
Reportedly, League of Legends Worlds 2018 has the highest viewership count in esports event history.
With over 99.6 million unique viewers, 44 million viewers tuned in concurrently at peak, and 19.6 million average minute audience, the battle between Invictus Gaming and FNATIC has never been this epic.
The year-end report also says that 90 unique champions were seen in this year's Worlds.
The Darkin Blade, Aatrox, has a presence rate of 99.2% worth of 46 picks and 72 bans. On the other hand, the champion with the highest win percentage is the Deceiver, LeBlanc. LeBlanc has a 66.7% win rate with 18 wins and 9 losses.
"The healthy meta allowed professional players to display their skill through a wide variety of strategies and led to thrilling games during the entire month-long tournament."
The article not only listed down the analytics for Worlds 2018, but for other events as well. Included in the report are numbers for the mid-seasonal invitation, Rift Rivals, and the recently-held All-Star event.
Worlds 2018 was hosted by South Korea, where the event gained the largest viewership ever. The finals was broadcasted in 19 different languages in 30 different platforms and channels, including online favorites Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook.