League of Legends Player Count and Stats (2024)

Here are a few of the most interesting League of Legends stats and facts I was able to dig up including player counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

League of Legends player count Stats and Facts 1

League of Legends player count:

10 million daily players (August 2023)

150 million registered players (August 2023)


Teamfight Tactics player count:

33 million monthly players

Last updated 9/25/19


Peak capacity for League of Legends servers during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown:

90%


Peak League of Legends audience for an esports event broadcast:

3.985 million (League of Legends Worlds semifinals 2019)

Last updated 11/4/19


Average peak daily concurrent League of Legends players:

8 million

Last updated 9/17/19


Number of people that watched the League of Legends 2018 World Championship finals:

99.6 million


Amount of League of Legends content viewed on Twitch between 1/1/19 – 6/1/19:

512.3 million hours


Amount of League of Legends content viewed on Twitch between 1/1/18 – 6/1/18:

435.2 million hours


Number of people that watched the League of Legends 2017 World Championship:

57.6 million


Number of pros that competed in the League of Legends 2017 World Championship:

144


Number of people that watched the League of Legends eSports 2017 Mid-Season Invitational:

364 million


Number of pros in the League of Legends eSports universe:

800

Last updated 6/27/19


Number of teams in the League of Legends eSports universe:

109

Last updated 1/1/18


Number of leagues in the League of Legends eSports universe:

13

Last updated 1/1/18League of Legends player count Stats and Facts

League of Legends’ Twitch channel was the first ever to reach 1 billion views.


League of Legends 2019 revenue:

$1.5 billion


Estimated League of Legends revenue for 2018:

$1.4 billion


Estimated League of Legends revenue for 2017:

$2.1 billion


Total time spent watching League of Legends content across streaming platforms for Q1 2019:

302 million hours


Total time spent watching League of Legends content across streaming platforms for Q2 2019:

284 million hours


Record for consecutive hours playing League of Legends:
Hecaterina “Kinumi Cati” Eglise @ 30 hours straight

Last updated 7/22/19

Game Description

“League of Legends” (LoL) is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game developed and published by Riot Games. It was officially released on October 27, 2009, and quickly became one of the most popular and influential games in the esports industry.

In “League of Legends,” players take on the role of “champions,” powerful and unique characters with various abilities and roles, such as tanks, assassins, mages, marksmen, and supports. Champions are organized into two teams of five players each, and the objective is to destroy the enemy team’s Nexus, the core building in their base.

The battlefield, known as the “Summoner’s Rift,” is a strategic and asymmetrical map with three lanes, defended by turrets and inhibitors. Each lane is patrolled by waves of computer-controlled minions, which players must defeat to progress towards the enemy’s base.

The game is renowned for its depth and complexity, with players needing to make strategic decisions on the fly. Team coordination, map awareness, and individual skill all play vital roles in securing victory.

As players participate in matches, they earn in-game currency called Influence Points (IP) or Blue Essence (BE) and experience points (XP). IP/BE can be used to unlock new champions, while XP levels up a player’s account and grants rewards.

League of Legends is continuously updated with new champions, balance changes, and seasonal events, ensuring a fresh and engaging experience for players. The game also hosts regular competitive seasons and tournaments, culminating in the annual “League of Legends World Championship,” where the best teams from around the world compete for the title of world champion.

The immense popularity of “League of Legends” has led to the growth of a massive esports scene, with professional leagues, regional competitions, and international events attracting millions of viewers and players. The game’s impact on the esports industry and gaming culture as a whole has solidified its position as one of the most significant and enduring titles in gaming history.

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