VCT LOCK//IN Viewership Shows Valorant Popularity

Valorant VCT LOCK//IN started on February 13 2023 and the views on the first day have been a historical moment.

Thinking of top esports titles, many would go to League of Legends, CS:GO, or halo.

However, despite the release of the game not being too long ago, the game has risen in popularity in the esports scene incredibly fast.

The full statistics of the first day of the event have brought in some great numbers which rival many other esports.

Esports Charts have logged the event and many different statistics that come from views around the world.

So, let's look at these statistics for the first day of VCT LOCK//IN and what this means for the future of Valorant esports.

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Official Statistics of VCT LOCK//IN Day One

With peak viewers of 540,000 and an average of 369,011, this Valorant esports event is really picking up the speed.

These stats come from Esports Charts and really point to the figures as to how popular the game is becoming in the esports scene.

Esports CHarts Valorant VCT LOCK//IN Statistics
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With all of the views and people watching stacked up, the whole event amassed 2,218,972 hours of being watched.

That whittles down to 252 years worth of watching which would take us back to 1769.

You can really see how popular Valorant is becoming when wording the hours in that way.

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What Does This Mean for the Future of Esports?

These huge numbers all signal down to the growth of esports not only within Valorant but the whole industry.

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Considering that most of the teams competing in this event aren't super well-known, this is a huge achievement.

As the esports industry continues to grow viewers and fans, the only way for Valorant to go? Is up.

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