PS5 set a record of viewers. According to a report by Esports Charts, the number of people watching the “Future of Gaming” event peaked to over 7.3 million
Despite being delayed for nearly a week due to unstable situation in the US by the Protest “Black live matters”, the launch event of PS5 and blockbuster games “Future of Gaming” still took place successfully on the morning of June 12th.
The event of introducing the first image of the design of PS5 and new games have an impressive result showing how big the gaming community is expecting about PS5. PS5 set a record of viewers. According to a report by Esports Charts, the number of people watching the “Future of Gaming” event peaked to over 7.3 million.
Specifically, according to Esports Charts, a trend analysis service in esports events and streaming in general, said PS5 set a record of viewers more than 7.3 million people watched the PS5 “Future of Gaming” launch event directly.
That’s equal to 10,628,719 hours of content being watched for the PS5 event. On Twitch, the highest number of viewers surpassed 1 million viewers, while YouTube witnessed nearly 2 million viewers watching the event. The PS5 event was broadcast live in several languages and the total number of views on the live stream at the time of writing this article was nearly 15 million.
Sony didn’t give exact figures for the PS5 event live stream, but we only know the success of the event through the numbers that Esports Charts said.
The PS5 official design trailer alone drew 9 million views on YouTube, while on Instagram, the PS5 design video became the third most popular game post on Instagram. with over 4 million likes. Interestingly, when the PS5 logo was revealed and the PS5 DualSense controller was launched, the posts were the two most popular gaming posts on Instagram.
Trailers for AAA blockbuster titles that will be available on PS5 are appealing too. The trailer for Horizon Forbidden West currently has 2.5 million views, while Demon’s Souls stands at 1 million. In other trailers like Gran Turismo 7 and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has 1.2 million views, while Spider-Man: Miles Morales leads the way with a whopping 4.3 million views on Youtube.
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