Recently Tarik made a comment which highlighted the abysmal poor numbers in terms of viewership for ESL PRo League finals. While these numbers on twitch have no source of being verified, they definitely are unique on Youtube Gaming.
Viewership for Pro League was better this season than last season even though format stayed the same. https://t.co/O4vILzfI8u
— Ulrich Schulze (@theflyingdj) June 7, 2017
ESL vice manager Ulrich Shculze has said that the viewership count for ESL Pro League actually increased with Youtube Gaming compared to before. This might be due to the influx of Chinese and Asian viewers who prefer the Youtube Gaming platform. Youtube Gaming is also much more convenient from the perspective of people using it daily to watch videos. The recommendations feature on Youtube has been integrating Youtube Gaming over a period of time