IGN Pro League viewers highlight the rise of eSports online

The numbers are in from this month’s IGN Pro League¬†(IPL) gaming competition, and they’re record-breakers of a kind. IGN boasts of drawing 346,000 streaming spectators at the tournament’s peak¬†and more than 3 million unique viewers over all three days of the event, described as “the largest-ever online viewership for an eSports event held outside of Korea.”