Geoff Keighley has revealed that The Game Awards 2018 had an incredible 26 million live streams. Twitch itself had a peak of 1.13 million concurrent viewers all tuned in ready to see what was going to be shown and announced at the event. All in all it seems that the consensus on this year’s The Game Awards was that it was a resounding success.
Viewership was up across the board on most major platforms - and on @Twitch the show reached a peak of 1.13 million concurrent viewers, one of the largest streams in history on that platform. On @youtube viewership doubled YOY, plus our expanded distribution in China.— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) December 12, 2018