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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive just had its most watched tourney ever

The most-watched Counter-Strike tournament took place over the weekend.


ESL One Cologne 2015 took place over the weekend. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event was the most watched ever for the game, attracting 27 million unique viewers on Twitch.

The final match on Sunday between Fnatic and EnVyUs was played on the Cobblestone map and ended 16-7 in the former's favour, leading the Swedish team to the win.

According to the ESl, the stream peaked at 1.3 million concurrent users, a 30% increase from the last event held in March. As for in-person attendance, the LANXESS arena hosted over 11,000 visitors per day.

This was also the first event where the ESL held its randomised drug tests, which all came out negative.

Thanks, IGN.

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