OPINION: Is It Too Soon to Worry About NBA 2K League’s Viewership?

The NBA 2K League is the first major esports league to be owned and operated by a traditional sports organization. So far, the league and its teams have successfully attracted sponsors. But can the same be said for viewership? During … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 14 – May 20, 2018

Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social media accounts. Now, we are bringing these to the site and providing additional context. Today, we’ve got the list of the top esports channels on Twitch , ranked according … Read More

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Activision Shops New Deals for Overwatch

Activision Blizzard is shopping additional media rights and major apparel and licensing deals for the Overwatch League. Twitch is just five months into a two-year, $90M exclusive streaming deal that covers the globe except for China, home to its largest … Read More

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Activision Stock Rises 2.14% Following Morgan Stanley Report on OWL, Call of Duty

Following a bullish Morgan Stanley report released before the opening bell on Wednesday, the Activision Blizzard’s  share price has risen by 2.14% in two days of trading. According to reports by benzinga, the investment firm cited the Overwatch League  as … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, May 07 – May 13, 2018

Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social media accounts. Now, we are bringing these to the site and providing additional context. Today, we’ve got the list of the top esports channels on Twitch , ranked according … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, April 30 – May 06, 2018

This week on Twitch, Fortnite reached new heights, EPICENTER XL further boosted Dota 2, and Overwatch League barely recovered for the Stage 3 Finals. Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the most watched Twitch  content from a curated list … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, April 16 – April 22, 2018

Last week on Twitch, Fortnite’s losses continued despite Ninja’s best efforts, Hearthstone hours watched dropped 23 percent, and DreamHack Masters doubled CS:GO watch time. Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the most watched Twitch content from a curated list … Read More

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Top 10 Most Watched Esports Channels of the Week, April 16- April 22, 2018

Almost every day, The Esports Observer posts infographics to our social media accounts. Now, we are bringing them to the site and providing additional context. Only channels that air esports content more than 50 percent of the time are included … Read More

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Most Watched Twitch Content of the Week, April 02 – April 08, 2018

Last week on Twitch, Fortnite extended its streak of dominating the platform, League of Legends saw some recovery, and Overwatch League and had a portion of its viewers return. Every week, The Esports Observer breaks down the most watched Twitch … Read More

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Twitch & Blizzard Launch Overwatch League ‘All-Access Pass’

Overwatch‘s new All-Access Pass will offer exclusive content across Twitch and Overwatch. The Pass is heavily modeled after traditional sports second-screen offerings. This adds an important revenue source to the league’s business model, a necessary step toward offering a return … Read More

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