Twitch, the popular live streaming site, has announced that the live streams for last week's Evo 2013 tournament broke records for concurrent views. According to their announcement Marvel vs. Capcom 3 had 144,848 viewers at once, while Super Smash Bros. Melee had around 134,000 viewers. Super Street Fighter IV had a respectable 125,000 viewers at once.
“They were record breaking numbers for each of those fighting games with Evo smashing all records for fighting game tournaments. It was nearly fifty percent higher than last year's Evo which was the previous record holder with more than fifty percent more unique viewers.”
In total, more than 1.7 million viewers watched part of the Evo tournamant over the weekend.