Riot Games Announces League of Legends Statistics
Riot Games, the game company behind League of Legends, today revealed that more than 1.4 million players log on to enjoy the award-winning PC game every day. With over 15 million registered players, an average of ten games of League of Legends start every second of every day. As the first season of competitive League of Legends play comes to a close, the number of active players each month has grown to over four million.
“We are extremely proud and appreciative of the devoted League of Legends community which has grown substantially over the last year and a half,” said Brandon Beck, CEO of Riot Games. “We’re committed to continuing to match their dedication with our relentless focus on ongoing enhancements to the player experience with great new features, content, and polish – and we have some very exciting surprises in store just around the corner.”
The League of Legends service currently operates servers in North America and Europe. Peak concurrency between the two platforms totals over 500,000 simultaneous players. In addition:
Every day, over a million games of League of Legends are played, most consisting of two teams of five players.
Gamers spend 3.7 million hours in-game enjoying League of Legends every day.
The official website for League of Legends receives over 6 million page views per day.
1.4 million people like League of Legends on Facebook, and League of Legends videos have nearly 100 million views on YouTube.
Over 1,690,000 viewers tuned into the online broadcast of the League of Legends Season One Championship, with concurrent viewership peaking at over 210,000.
In other news, today marks one of the largest updates to be seen from League of Legends in a great while. With it come a much needed Kayle rework, Tryndamere rework (he looks like Genghis Khan now!), new art, a dozen rebalances, and the legendary Monkey King, who will be going live later today! Stay tuned for the review of this champion and all the changes by Jason Harper in the coming week.