With 707 907 "Peak Viewers", our Arlington Major sits in second place on the "most watched" DOTA 2 Majors of all time, after Kyiv Major, another PGL event.
PGL is proud to be one of the most successful tournament organizers in DOTA 2 and CS:GO history when discussing viewership. The Arlington Major was a success, and with 707 907 viewers in the "golden minute", the event is the most watched DOTA 2 tournament of the year, the second in the Majors' history, and the sixth in the franchise's records. The first NA DOTA 2 Major in 6 years took place in Arlington, a sold-out event.
PGL has 4 events in history's Top 6 most-watched DOTA 2 Majors.
Jumping to CS:GO, PGL had shifted the game's records in terms of viewership since October 2021, when PGL Major Stockholm 2021 took place. The event was an immense success, with 2 748 434 viewers during the most watched segment of the competition. At that point, it was more than double the previous most-watched CS:GO tournament. The next CS:GO Major was hosted by PGL in May 2022. PGL Major Antwerp 2022 gathered a 2 113 610 "Peak Viewers" number, and the tournament sits in second place of the most-watched CS:GO tournaments of all time.
Over 20.000 enthusiastic CS:GO fans attended the final day of the PGL Antwerp Major, making it the largest indoor esport event ever.
|PGL DOTA 2 MAJORS||# Most viewed DOTA 2 Major||PGL CS:GO MAJORS||# Most viewed CS:GO Major|
|The Kyiv Major 2017||#1||PGL Major Stockholm 2021||#1|
|Arlington Major 2022||#2||PGL Major Antwerp 2022||#2|
|Singapore Major 2021||#4||PGL Major Krakow 2017||#7|
|The Kuala Lumpur Major||#6||DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015||#N/A|
|The Boston Major 2016||#11||-||-|
|China DOTA 2 Supermajor||#12||-||-|
|The Bucharest Major||#13||-||-|
|The Manila Major 2016||#N/A||-||-|
*All stats are provided by escharts.com