Watch time of esports videos on YouTube has grown by over 90%.

YouTube Data, Global, Classification as esports video was based on public data such as headlines, tags, etc., and may not account for every such video available on YouTube, January - December 2015 and 2016

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of YouTube gamers say they enjoy watching others play games on YouTube.

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of YouTube gamers say YouTube is where they connect with their gaming community.

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of YouTube gamers say they spend more time watching gaming videos on YouTube than playing games.

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of female YouTube gamers watch gaming videos on YouTube when they want to hear from people they can relate to.

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of YouTube gamers say they watch YouTube videos to learn how to get better at a game.

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