As mentioned on Saturday, the Big Buck World Championship took place and after many players battled it out, one came out as ‘the’ World Champion – previous 2013 champ Trev Garner took home the new title as well as a $15,000 prize. This makes him the first person to win the Grand Prize twice, with Sara Erlandson taking the Ladies Tournament title home a 4th time. Congrats to all of the winners for their efforts in what is the biggest arcade tournament found in the world.
Being broadcast on the front page of the popular game streaming site Twitch, the press release sent out mentioned the numbers :
RECORD BREAKING OVER 200K VIEWS ON TWITCH.TV/BIGBUCKHDThis is a FIRST for the Arcade Gaming industry to bring eSports to the arcade!