The number of Overwatch League (OWL) viewers doubled last weekend as Blizzard experienced with a tournament format. The average audience per minute (AMA) was 63,000, a sharp increase from 31,000 the previous week. It was the best OWL audience since the second week of the season, when the AMA was 74,000.
Two May Melee tournaments were held simultaneously. The North American version attracted an AMA of 68,000 (compared to 36,000 the previous week) and the Asia tournament attracted 52,000, an increase of 29,000. The number of views peaked in the final of each tournament: 88,000 in North America and 77,000 in Asia. San Francisco Shock and Shanghai Dragons won their respective installments.