VCT Masters Madrid breaks Valorant Masters viewership record

Declan Mclaughlin

VCT Masters Madrid, the primary main event of the Valorant esports season, has the very best peak viewers of any Masters event at over 1.3 million.

Masters Madrid is now the most-watched VCT Masters-level occasion of all time because of over 1.3 million viewers tuning in to observe the Grand Final between Sentienls and Gen.G, in response to Esports Charts.

This event has featured a number of blockbuster matchups which have reached over 1 million peak viewers, or simply below, thanks partially to Sentinels’ attendance and deep run. The esports crew has arguably the most well-liked participant as its star, Tyson ‘TenZ’ Ngo, and is without doubt one of the most recognizable manufacturers in Valorant.

The event additionally featured a few of the hottest esports organizations on the earth like LOUD and Karmine Corp, each of which matched up in opposition to Sentinels. LOUD’s match in opposition to Sentinels was the primary to achieve over a million peak viewers which was then matched afterward on the event when Sentinels confronted off in opposition to Paper Rex within the decrease bracket ultimate. OkayCorp vs. Sentinels clocked in at just below a million peak viewers.

VCT Madrid trophy

The VCT Masters Madrid trophy.

The solely different Masters tournaments to achieve related heights have been Masters Reykjavík 2022 and 2021 as each broke a million peak viewers. Sentinels gained Masters Reykjavík 2021 within the most-watch match of that season in opposition to Fnatic, one other widespread group.

The different VCT Masters occasions didn’t break the 1 million peak viewer mark.

The match has even surpassed the height viewership for Valorant Champions 2021 and 2023. Valorant Champions 2022 and VCT LOCK//IN nonetheless have the very best peak viewership for the esport, nonetheless, logging 1.5 and 1.4 million respectively.

But, contemplating the match is ongoing on the time of writing, there’s potential for even these information to be surpassed.

Much like all different Valorant esports occasions, the match is getting a lift because of the rise of co-streamers watching alongside the principle broadcast and various streams on TikTok.

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