LEC viewership records massive drop in 2023 as LoL fans explain why they’ve tuned out

After weeks and weeks of sitting on the edge of your seats and biting your nails to see which League of Legends teams are worthy of the LEC title, we finally have a winner—G2 Esports. But, LEC hasn’t been as successful this year since viewership has dropped by 50 percent from 2022 to 2023.

According to Esports Charts data from July 31, LEC’s peak viewership has dropped by 53 percent, when compared to LEC Summer split 2022. Last year, LEC recorded 732,573 viewers during finals while this year, the finals between G2 and Excel Esports held on July 30 only had 325,193 fans watching.