League of Legends’ Achievements in numbers

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For sure many will agree that League of Legends is the most popular game in the world now.

For sure many will agree that League of Legends is the most popular game in the world now. And even, if someone would say different, the numbers are evident. Twurdy portal, dedicated to this game, presented the infograph showing a parallel between 2011 and 2013.


Part of information was taken from an official statistics of Riot Games, but we can find enough interesting facts here. The most interesting of them are:


- each month 1,300,000,000 hours of gameplay are being played worldwide. This equals to 54,166,667 days or 148,303 years;
- age of 51% of users is between 19 and 24 years. Among all the players of League of Legends 92% are men;
- 8,000 tickets for the final of the second season were sold within 4 days. 13,000 tickets for the final of the third season were sold less than in an hour (in average 216 tickets per minute);
- peak of third season’ final broadcasting amounted 1,000,000 viewers, and 4,000,000 of Chinese and Korean viewers watched it by TV;
- in 2009 the staff of Riot Games amounted 100 people. Today, more than 1,000 employees works for the company;
- till 2020 e-sports could be full-featured Olympic Games;
- League of Legends remains the game number 1 on PC in North America and Europe.

 

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