Esports is fast becoming a billion-dollar industry with thousands of teams competing for the best rankings, biggest players and even bigger rewards. Globally, the total esports audience has grown to around 500 million viewers in 2020, a year-on-year growth of 11.7%.
But which esports team is the most successful in the current league? Researchers at SlotsUp crunched the numbers to reveal!
The team at SlotsUp analysed 50 esports teams to determine who comes out on top. Scoring them on a variety of different factors*, using a points-based system to determine who is the ‘most successful’ team in the current league.
Team Liquid comes top of the index with a total of 46.6/60 points, and Fnatic just one point behind on 45.6/60. Both were high scoring across the board, but Team Liquid’s top 3 positions in this year’s earnings meant that they secured the top spot in the overall index.
Top 10 Most Popular Esport Teams:
- Team Liquid – overall score 46.6
- Fnatic – 45.6
- G2 Esports – 40.7
- Natus Vincere – 40.6
- Team SoloMid – 40.2
- FaZe Clan – 40
- Evil Geniuses – 39.6
- Cloud9 – 38.6
- Team Secret – 38.2
- OF – 36.6
*Using a weighted scoring system, each team was measured on 5 factors:
- 2020 Team Earnings
- Overall Team Earnings
- No. of Official Tournaments Teams have Earnt From
- Social Media Followers (Combined following Youtube, Instagram and Twitter of Official Team socials)
- Google Search Volumes
The full study can be found using the link above!