Biggest Esports Teams by Social Media Following

Esports is becoming more and more popular by the day. With the recent influx of sponsorships, partnerships, media coverage and more; esports organizations are bigger now than ever. This year we saw many of the massive esports organizations partner with major investors to grab their spot in some of esports most lucrative markets. We saw national teams go international.

There are many factors that go into place when determining the “biggest esports team” – earnings, numbers of teams in different titles, social media following, employees and so on. This is just one way to look at each esports teams size by comparing social media followers. Currently we are comparing Twitter followers, Instagram followers, YouTube subscribers and Twitch followers.

Please keep in mind that many of these organizations have secondary brands that they own. For now, we are only tracking the primary accounts for each esports organization. Twitch followers is based upon the main Twitch account for the respective organization, not the total followers of the team. If you would like to see your favorite organization added to the list leave it in a comment below.

This data is live, and pulled from the respective properties API. We will be adding more social media platforms as we gain access to the APIs.

Biggest Esports Teams:



Rank Image Team
Total
1FaZe Clan Social Media Following FaZe Clan3,607,4295,132,9255,854,653438,167118,98715,152,161
2Team SoloMid Social Media Following Team SoloMid1,967,9072,445,2502,006,630536,3655226,956,674
3OpTic Gaming Social Media Following OpTic Gaming3,296,806641,4131,467,802213,548217,6385,837,207
4FNATIC Social Media Following FNATIC1,201,022813,009443,7692,587,42931,4535,076,682
5Natus Vincere Social Media Following Natus Vincere471,313471,7146,3381,862,7721,9012,814,038
6NiP Gaming Social Media Following NiP Gaming538,637295,490277,9791,177,05018,3842,307,540
7Cloud9 Social Media Following Cloud9752,084421,273327,374612,00416,1842,128,919
8Team Liquid Social Media Following Team Liquid445,886540,720263,843751,1847,2132,008,846
9Pain Gaming Social Media Following Pain Gaming380,254244,355569,287597,612112,2701,903,778
10Virtus Pro Social Media Following Virtus Pro225,781300,600230,878493,7652,0001,253,024
11G2 Esports Social Media Following G2 Esports428,732374,404167,119248,9218,0651,227,241
12Evil Geniuses Social Media Following Evil Geniuses493,744138,982107,604411,50815,1721,167,010
13Team Envy Social Media Following Team Envy546,093163,820274,97866,27318,2671,069,431
14OG Esports Social Media Following OG Esports497,806146,49834,699165,1030844,106
15Counter Logic Gaming Social Media Following Counter Logic Gaming389,69192,68974,455226,6554,597788,087
16100 Thieves Social Media Following 100 Thieves341,269107,853287,41616,74018,485771,763
17Team Dignitas Social Media Following Team Dignitas239,03211,18256,633376,39513,170696,412
18Luminosity Social Media Following Luminosity327,25647,45566,762171,93474613,481
19compLexity Social Media Following compLexity232,49234,08764,924197,77527,258556,536
20Echo Fox Social Media Following Echo Fox94,00329,00920,528121,3255,523270,388
21Splyce Social Media Following Splyce76,01117,94311,93828,0101,766135,668
22eUnited Social Media Following eUnited83,07520,65517,3158,3490129,394
23Gen.G Social Media Following Gen.G19,3508,21335,2938,9843,95375,793
24Pittsburgh Knights Social Media Following Pittsburgh Knights25,1133,8184,4683,9889,06946,456
25Team Reciprocity Social Media Following Team Reciprocity19,0733,9123,4533551,78328,576
Last Updated: 03/21/2019 - This table updates periodically throughout the day. The data displayed are the averages for the entire day. To see a more exact count and detailed view please click on the organisations name.

 

Things to come…

  • More Teams
  • Switching Twitch followers from the main channel to all team member followers (or keeping both)
  • Facebook “Likes” – Still buggy pending Facebook API Access.
  • Subreddit Subscribers
  • Saving data monthly to compare growth – Saving data just need a larger data set now to compare.
  • Sortable table

 

Cord

Firstly, I am a father of 2. Secondly, I’m a web developer living in Marysville, Washington. I am a fan of entrepreneurship, programming, and sports. I’m also interested in video games and technology.

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14 Responses

  1. Austin "OxiWun" Ingram says:

    Hey Cord! I love the article and stats, just wanted to let you know NaVi’s YouTube numbers have improved significantly since the chart was last updated!

  2. dans says:

    What about paiN Gaming? A brazilian org with 600k in Facebook, 241k on Instagram, 562k on YouTube, 112k Twitch and 378k on Twitter. Total is 1.893.000 (possible top9?)

  3. Felix Müller says:

    What about Schalke 04 eSports

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