Online live streaming market obtained a total of 398 million users in 2017, an increase of 28.4%, which is estimated to reach 460 million in 2018 and 507 million in 2019. This market showed signs of a slowdown since 2017.
Within China’s live streaming market, Douyu took the lead with a penetration of 4.1%, a negative growth of 0.4%, followed by Huya (3.5%) and YY (3.0%).
On average, Douyu and Huya both saw rises in daily active users to 7.616 million and 5.705 million, respectively. While YY suffered loss from 5.325 million to 4.552 million.