PewDiePie vs T-Series is indeed among the biggest online battles of recent times. While many fans have found themselves taking sides over here, not everyone really knows the history behind this iconic rivalry. How did the battle between these two begin? when was the first time T-Series took over PewDiePie and what is the reason behind the Indian company’s sudden growth?
Let us take a closer look:
PewDiePie vs T-Series: The Early Years
PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg) has been the most subscribed channel on YouTube since as early as 2013. T-Series was already getting popular but it got noticed in early 2017 when it became the most-viewed channel on YouTube. However, it wasn’t until 2019 that T-Series actually took over and became the largest channel, surpassing PewDiePie.
This triggered PewDiePie to release a video dissing the company which many even claimed to have racial connotations. An Indian court ordered YouTube to block this video in India. After the release of the song, the PewDiePie vs T-Series rivalry went over in Kjellberg’s favour
How Did T-Series Beat PewDiePie?
The reason for T-Series suddenly surging and beating Kjellberg in the T-Series vs PewDiePie rivalry is because millions of Indians suddenly got access to a faster internet service thanks to Reliance Jio, a telecom service provider which has brought in huge cuts when it comes to data prices in the country.
In addition to that, T-Series started off various social media campaigns promoting the fact that Indians must subscribe to them. All of this together has led to T-Series finally surpassing PewDiePie by quite a number