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:

RankImageTeam
Total
1FaZe Clan Social Media Following FaZe Clan3,542,5484,476,0335,606,924433,457113,92614,172,888
2Team SoloMid Social Media Following Team SoloMid1,945,6532,177,7741,972,538537,8024976,634,264
3OpTic Gaming Social Media Following OpTic Gaming3,299,031592,3071,463,919213,162216,6075,785,026
4FNATIC Social Media Following FNATIC1,188,890745,768424,9722,596,74330,2544,986,627
5Natus Vincere Social Media Following Natus Vincere467,128413,4206,1391,868,2521,8272,756,766
6NiP Gaming Social Media Following NiP Gaming533,384266,671278,3681,181,53618,3032,278,262
7Cloud9 Social Media Following Cloud9724,482384,997275,003611,08213,2352,008,799
8Team Liquid Social Media Following Team Liquid423,092438,770238,482747,7085,3831,853,435
9Virtus Pro Social Media Following Virtus Pro223,452289,753197,761494,0861,9221,206,974
10Evil Geniuses Social Media Following Evil Geniuses492,698130,339106,756410,87115,1471,155,811
11G2 Esports Social Media Following G2 Esports399,062300,233142,538247,0257,7161,096,574
12Team Envy Social Media Following Team Envy544,305164,227275,67366,67517,5211,068,401
13OG Esports Social Media Following OG Esports496,973140,71634,050161,8950833,634
14Counter Logic Gaming Social Media Following Counter Logic Gaming387,85687,60273,972226,9153,697780,042
15100 Thieves Social Media Following 100 Thieves324,769105,581272,84516,61916,196736,010
16Team Dignitas Social Media Following Team Dignitas240,6137,51956,948378,57013,218696,868
17Luminosity Social Media Following Luminosity324,18743,72365,964172,60075606,549
18compLexity Social Media Following compLexity229,38832,69263,171198,64127,768551,660
19Echo Fox Social Media Following Echo Fox92,81727,71319,865121,8434,654266,892
20Splyce Social Media Following Splyce73,71815,30711,79327,9361,698130,452
21eUnited Social Media Following eUnited76,80917,15016,6128,3880118,959
22Pittsburgh Knights Social Media Following Pittsburgh Knights24,8643,9114,4363,6399,34546,195
23Team Reciprocity Social Media Following Team Reciprocity11,2597261,9242081,76415,881
Last Updated: 01/19/2019 - 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.

The Facebook / Instagram API is extremely buggy. We are working on a fix.

 

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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7 Responses

  1. Mike says:

    You should include Facebook too to have a fair comparison

    • Cord says:

      It’s on the list of things to add.

      One thing about Facebook that people don’t realize is how low the engagement is compared to other social networks. Either way we are looking to add this.

  2. jaeger says:

    You should consider see how much engagement each brand gets on each network. likes/retweets/comments/replies all mixed together

  3. BeeS says:

    Team Dignitas!

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