MSI 2024: Estral vs. T1 Sets Record for Most-Watched Opening Day in Tournament History

MSI 2024: Estral vs. T1 Sets Record for Most-Watched Opening Day in Tournament History

2. May 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

The Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) 2024 kicked off with a historic first day, featuring a record-breaking match between Estral Esports and T1. This inaugural series marked the highest viewership ever recorded on the opening day of the tournament.

Record-Breaking Viewership

Estral Esports, representing Latin America, clashed with T1 from the LCK, captivating an audience of 1,514,241 viewers, as reported by Esports Charts. This viewership milestone surpassed all previous MSI opening day records, showcasing a remarkable 55% increase from MSI 2023.

Audience Engagement

The entire opening day of MSI 2024 amassed an impressive 4.8 million hours of viewership, reflecting a notable 58% growth compared to the tournament’s kickoff in 2023. This surge in engagement highlights the growing excitement and global appeal of competitive League of Legends.

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Match Highlights

Despite a valiant effort from Estral Esports, T1 secured a decisive 2-0 victory in the series. The clash demonstrated T1’s prowess, yet Estral’s performance marked one of the most promising debut performances by a Latin American representative in recent international tournaments.


Conclusion: Noteworthy Debut

Estral Esports’ strong debut underscores the rising competitiveness of Latin American teams on the global stage. With record-breaking viewership and compelling matchups, MSI 2024 promises to be an electrifying tournament, setting the stage for thrilling battles and unexpected triumphs.

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Final Toughts

Stay tuned for further updates and exciting matches throughout the Mid-Season Invitational 2024. The competition continues to redefine expectations and push boundaries in the world of esports. Don’t miss out on the action!