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E3 2017 – Microsoft and Ubisoft Top YouTube and Twitch Views

June 17, 2017 Written by Zarmena Khan

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With E3 2017 coming to a close, various outlets are analyzing and releasing their own statistics for the event, and if these numbers are anything to go by, it seems that Microsoft and Ubisoft dominated the show overall.

We’ve already shared Brandwatch’s social media statistics before, which give Microsoft’s presser and Assassin’s Creed Origins the top spots in social media chatter. Now, YouTube and Twitch have released their own numbers and both Microsoft and Ubisoft come out on top again.

On Twitch, Microsoft pulled in 1.1 million concurrent viewers, up from 818k in 2016, followed by Ubisoft with 986k viewers. PlayStation was close behind with 962k viewers. Over on YouTube, Microsoft’s presser came in at number one again with 2.3 million views. Interestingly, PlayStation came in second with 1.3 million views, which is well above Ubisoft’s 624k on the website. However, Assassin’s Creed Origins not only dominated social media but also YouTube, with the game’s trailer being the second most-watched video from the event.

The crown for the most-watched E3 trailer goes to EA’s Star Wars Battlefront II. The publisher’s FIFA 18 came in third, followed by Call of Duty: WWII at number four. Sony Santa Monica’s God of War rounded up the top five. The full list is as follows:

  1. Star Wars Battlefront II
  2. Assassin’s Creed Origins
  3. FIFA 18
  4. Call of Duty: WWII
  5. God of War
  6. Super Mario Odyssey
  7. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  8. Anthem
  9. Need for Speed Payback
  10. Dragon Ball Fighter Z

Any surprises for our readers in this list?

[Source: Polygon, Githyp]