League of Legends Stats, Player Counts, Facts & News

Last Updated on: May 15th, 2021

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Recently recognized as the most played video game in the world, League of Legends® is a multiplayer online battle arena game (MOBA). Players choose a role from an expanding cast of powerful champions and join forces in strategic, fast-paced gameplay to take control of the enemy’s end of the battlefield.


League of Legends Stats and Player Count

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:

100 million monthly players

Last updated 9/13/16


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 1/1/18


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

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