Overwatch currently boasts a largest share of players during Korean internet cafes (PC bangs), according to Gametrics. The website, which tracks and charts what people are personification during some-more than 4,000 of a country’s PC bangs, lists Overwatch as a diversion of choice for some-more than 30 percent of cafeteria patrons, besting League of Legends‘ 27.8 percent share.
That’s a vital feat for a game, deliberation League of Legends‘ longtime recognition with Korean players, many of whom do a infancy of their gaming in PC bangs. Prior to this week, League has kept a tip mark since August 2012. Overwatch outlines a initial diversion in scarcely 4 years to replace Riot Games’ renouned multiplayer online conflict locus title.
Blizzard Entertainment has prolonged hold a special place in a hearts of Korean gamers, interjection to a fast success of StarCraft. The sci-fi plan diversion has been one of a country’s biggest hits given it launched in 1998, spawning veteran tournaments with obvious players. That includes Overwatch star D.Va who, according to a game’s lore, is a top-ranked StarCraft player before fasten a newest franchise’s cast.
We’ve reached out to Blizzard to endorse Gametrics’ statistics and will refurbish with some-more when we accept it.