During Navi’s face-off against Vitality in the Lower Bracket run of the BLAST Premier: Global Final 2020, viewership numbers shattered the charts. The third map of the Lower Bracket Finals being played between Navi and Vitality has clocked a record concurrent viewership count of 687,691, making it the most-watched online CSGO match in history.
The viewership record was also previously reigned by Navi vs Astralis squaring off at the ESL Pro League Season 12 Europe, which attracted 568,406 live viewers.
This record was broken four times during the BLAST Premier: Global Final 2020 with the other two matches having Navi involved with their fight against Team Liquid during the day-two matchup and a playoff elimination game on day five that attracted 569,159 and 592,089 viewers respectively.
Navi emerge victorious at the BLAST Premier Global Final 2020
Keeping aside the viewership the CIS team has attracted, irrespective of not being able to start the league on a good note Natus Vincere managed to clinch the BLAST Premier Global Final 2020 after defeating after clean sweeping Astralis 2-0 in the Best of Three Grand Finals. The CIS originated team will take home $600,000 as prize money.
Navi had to defeat Complexity, G2 Esports, Team Liquid, Team Vitality, and Astralis during their race to the top. Our hearts were warmed after seeing Navi’s star player S1mple shed a tear after being crowned the Blast Premier Global Final 2020 Champions. With this win, Navi has finally come forth their dry spell of not being able to bag any major tournament wins.