The Game Awards 2021 was watched across 85 million global livestreams

    Geoff Keighley announced that The Game Awards 2021 surpassed their previous record of total global livestreams worldwide! The show was viewed across 85 million global livestreams including platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Bilibili and more. Check out some of the stats below:

    – On Twitter, The Game Awards delivered a record-setting 1.6 million tweets about the event in 2021, it’s best-ever performance. The show trended #1 worldwide for the 8th year in a row, commanding 11 out of the top 30 worldwide trends at the peak of conversation.

    – On YouTube, the official livestream set a new record for watch time with over 1.75 million hours watched on the main feed (not including any co-streams), up 14% over 2020’s record-setting livestream.

    – On Twitch, The Game Awards delivered 3.35M unique viewers across all participating channels, including co-streams.

    -In China, The Game Awards reached new viewership peaks with double-digit growth on platforms including Bilibili, DouYu, Huya and Tencent Video.

    – On the web, authenticated fan voting for the awards increased 27% YoY to more than 23.2 million on and Bilibili in China.

    “We are grateful we could return to an in-person ceremony in 2021 and continue to build on our success with significant international growth in 2021,” said Geoff Keighley, producer, The Game Awards.

    Here are the historical live stream numbers for The Game Awards:

    2021: 85 Million
    2020: 83 Million
    2019: 45.2 Million
    2018: 26.2 Million
    2017: 11.5 Million
    2016: 3.8 Million
    2015: 2.3 Million
    2014: 1.9 Million

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    Soul Kiwami
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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