Huya announced on Friday that it had signed a deal with EDward Gaming (EDG), the winner of the 2021 League of Legends World Championship (Worlds 2021), to broadcast on its platform. This distinguished team will make its live streaming debut on Huya on December 5, 2021.
Following this deal, Huya also reached streaming contracts with all three championship teams of the League of Legends World Championship from the League of Legends Pro League, including Invictus Gaming, FunPlus Phoenix and EDward Gaming.
Regarding the LoL e-sports tournaments, Huya is the only live streaming platform in China that broadcasts the tournaments for the five top-tier regional LoL professional leagues. Huya also has deals with a series of top LoL teams and well-known former professional LoL players to broadcast on its platform. In the third quarter of 2021, Huya’s average mobile MAUs increased by 14.7% year-on-year to 85.1 million. During the Worlds 2021, the peak number of users on Huya platform doubled from the last edition, breaking a new record.