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Netflix’s ‘League of Legends’ series ‘Arcane’ has surged in global popularity since its debut, new data shows

24 November, 2021

Netflix’s new animated series “Arcane,” based on the online multiplayer video game “League of Legends,” has surged in popularity since it debuted earlier this month.

The series was the second most in-demand original streaming series in the world, behind Amazon’s new fantasy series “The Wheel of Time,” as of Sunday, according to the data firm Parrot Analytics. The company measures “audience demand,” which reflects the desire for and engagement with, or overall popularity, of a TV series.

“Arcane” was 67.1 times more in demand than the average series as of Sunday. It grew in global audience demand by 629% between its premiere on November 6 and November 21, and by 228% in the US.

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