The Game Awards 2022 reaches 103 million live viewers
There is no doubt that The Game Awards, It is becoming an event just as important as E3. This is established by the 2022 edition of the event, which set a new audience record with 103 million live broadcasts. It is the most-watched show in the event’s history, according to creator Geoff Keighley on Twitter. By comparison, last year’s show had 85 million live streams.
Other interesting numbers include more than 11.5 million views of the live stream on Twitter and a 28 percent increase in conversation volume year-over-year. The number of unique authors has increased by 33 percent, while the #TheGameAwards hashtag has seen a 31 percent increase in usage. Of course, the show was also #1 trending worldwide and included in the top 5 global trends.
Steam numbers were good too, thanks in no small part to the Steam Deck giveaway. Over 9.5 million unique users watch the stream on the platform, with a peak concurrent audience of over 850,000. While next year’s show has yet to be confirmed, Keighley announced that Summer Game Fest would return on June 8, 2023.
This year #TheGameAwards hit a new viewership milestone: 103 million livestreams.
Thank you for making this the most-watched Game Awards in history.
See you in 2023! pic.twitter.com/bOyvbTtv7H
—Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) December 16, 2022