Say the word MOBA and most people will think of Riot Games League of Legends. Its place in the popular psyche is right up there with its Triple A brethren.
Part of this mass knowledge looks like it could be related to the huge player base the game can now boast. With concurrent players equalling around the 7.5 million range its small wonder that the game is such a hit. The numbers keep on growing and you can gawk at them in the release below.
The 2014 season is officially underway for League of Legends and Riot Games have provided an updated set of figures for their player numbers. It’s been a while since such figures were last released and the following update is intended to help better contextualize stories about League of Legends and esports.
Riot Games are tremendously appreciative of every single player who has contributed to this growth.
2014 League of Legends player numbers:
o (October 2012 comparable: “more than 32M”)
- More than 67 million players play League of Legends every month (monthly active players)
o (October 2012 comparable: “more than 12M”)
- More than 27 million players play League of Legends every day (daily active players)
o (March 2013 comparable: “more than 5M”)
- During each day’s peak play time, more than 7.5 million gamers play League of Legends concurrently
o (October 2012 comparable: “more than 3M”)