By the end of the first round, it was researched that proleague's online viewers per a unit time got tripled compared to last season in Korea. The article does not mention cable television numbers.
Also, the twitch channel had a peak viewers of 30 thousands during the round playoff Samsung vs. SKT, the game between Reality and Soulkey, the longest ever game of proleague.
In addition, the number was audiences who have visited Nexon Arena was also tripled compared to last season(/ time). Especially, during the first three days, more than a thousand visited the Arena.