Tournaments- Major competitions for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 were held. The 31st SEA Games pitted 10 esports games at once, and two made it into the list of the most popular tournaments in May 2022.
The following is a list of esports competitions that managed to attract the most viewers in May 2022, according to data from Esports Charts.
SEA Games Mobile Legend
The competition that managed to sit in first place in the list of the most popular esports tournaments in May 2022 was SEA Games, the Mobile Legends branch. As mentioned by Esports Charts, Mobile Legends esports tournaments have always been the most popular tournaments in recent months, to be more precise, since February 2022.
With a broadcast time of 29 hours and 10 minutes, SEA Games Mobile Legends was able to get 95.3 million views and 17.9 million hours watched. Meanwhile, on average, the number of spectators from the tournaments reached 612.1 thousand people. At its peak, the number of viewers reached 2.2 million people.
Mid-Season Invitation 2022
Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) 2022 became the runner-up in the title race for the most popular esports competition in May 2022. Then, this competition broadcasts League of Legends for 81 hours and 55 minutes.
MSI 2022 gets 47.7 million views and 48.2 million hours watched. The average audience for the competition reached 588.2 thousand people. So, the most popular match of MSI 2022 is the final round, which pits T1 against Royal Never Give Up (RNG).
PGL Major Antwerp 2022
The PGL Major Antwerp 2022 takes place offline from 9-22 May 2022, with a total prize pool of US$1 million. Then, with a peak viewer of 2.1 million people, it ranked in 3rd place in the list of the most popular tournaments.
Free Fire World Series 2022 Sentosa
With a total duration of 8 hours 15 minutes, the tournament managed to get 39.5 million views and 4.9 million hours watched. Therefore, Free Fire World Series 2022 Sentosa is fourth place in the list of the most popular esports tournaments in May 2022. The competition will be held from May 14-21, 2022, with a total prize pool of US$2 million.
this competition broadcasts FFWS 2022 in dozens of languages. On average, the number of viewers from FFWS 2022 reached 592.6 thousand people. Then, the first round of Final Day became the most popular match, followed by Round 2, which got a peak viewer count of 1.3 million.
SEA Games PUBG Mobile
This competition broadcasts PUBG Mobile at the 31st SEA Games on YouTube, Facebook, and TikTok. The total airtime of the competition is 35 hours 40 minutes. Broadcasts in Indonesian became the most-watched broadcast, with peak viewers reaching 719.9 thousand.