Major League Gaming (MLG) has announced that they had 181,000 unique concurrent online viewers for the Orlando Pro Circuit competition last weekend. This marks the fourth consecutive record breaking online broadcast of the season, with 3.2 million hours of video consumed online and more than 15,000 fans attending in person.

“The record-breaking viewership of our Live broadcasts this year is truly elevating the global presence of e-sports, placing MLG viewing in the same ballpark as traditional TV viewing numbers,” said Sundance DiGiovanni, CEO, Major League Gaming. “The support of our community is undeniable and fans can expect more high-quality streaming, intense match ups and 2012 season announcements during our 2011 Pro Circuit Championship Live from Providence, Rhode Island, November 18-20.”

The season MLG concludes with the 2011 National Championship next month where players will compete for more than $600,000 in prizes and stipends. Find out more about the pro gaming circuit in this [a]list intervew.