Want proof that eSports and MLG is blowing up? Try a 334 percent year-on-year growth stat for online live streaming video viewers. MLG says that more than 11.7 million unique viewers logged in to watch the MLG Pro Circuit Championships. Compare that to last year's 3.5 million viewers.
MLG shas another impressive stat for online video: more than 15 million hours were consumed on Pro Circuit weekends. And if you're one that likes demographics, viewers of MLG's content are mostly 18-34 year old (60 percent) males (85 percent). About 40 percent of viewers have a household income of over $100,000.
The last two years of MLG's 10 years in business have shown a 636 percent growth in live viewers. That likely means that next year will be even bigger.
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