League Of Legends Live Player Count And Statistics 2024

2,510,871 Players Online

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The number of active League Of Legends you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are playing League Of Legends all over the world in real-time; this figure is estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.

League of Legends Fans Demographic

League of Legends Fans Demographic

League of Legends has a global player base with a significant presence in regions such as:

  • North America
    The United States and Canada are home to a large number of LoL players and fans. Major cities like Los Angeles, New York City, and Toronto host esports events and have active gaming communities.
  • Europe
    Countries like Germany, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom have robust LoL player bases and esports scenes. Cities such as Berlin, Paris, and London often host major tournaments and attract passionate fans.
  • South Korea
    South Korea has a particularly dedicated fan base for League of Legends, with esports being deeply integrated into the culture. Cities like Seoul are hubs for professional gaming teams and tournaments.
  • China
    China boasts one of the largest LoL player bases in the world, with millions of active players and a thriving esports ecosystem. Cities like Shanghai and Beijing host major tournaments and have a strong gaming culture.
  • Southeast Asia
    Countries like Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam have growing LoL communities and esports scenes. Esports events in cities like Jakarta, Manila, and Bangkok attract enthusiastic fans.

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League of Legends Viewership on Twitch [2021-2023]

League of Legends viewership on Twitch saw a peak in October 2021, coinciding with the release of the popular animated series Arcane on Netflix, and has gradually declined since then.

However, it remains one of the most popular games on the platform.

  • October 2021: The viewership peaked at 280,000 average concurrent viewers.
  • December 2023: The average viewership settled at around 127,000.
  • Total hours watched: In December 2023, League of Legends events were watched for a combined 94.2 million hours.

League of Legends Viewership on Twitch

Most Watched League of Legends Streamers On Twitch In January [Monthly Viewership Hours]

Here are the top 5 most watched League of Legends streamers on Twitch in January 2024, based on monthly viewership hours (hours streamed x average viewers)

Most Watched League of Legends Streamers On Twitch In January

  • k4sen
    Accumulated approximately 3.34 million viewer hours on Twitch.
  • NoWay4u_Sir
    Gathered around 3.08 million League of Legends content watch hours.
  • Caedrel
    This former professional player and current content creator/caster amassed roughly 2.8 million viewer hours.
  • Tyler1 (loltyler1)
    The veteran League of Legends streamer earned close to 2.6 million viewer hours in January, experiencing a significant increase compared to previous months.
  • NickEh30
    This variety streamer, known primarily for his Fortnite content, also dedicates time to League of Legends, accumulating approximately 2.2 million viewer hours in January.

League of Legends Age Demographics [United States]

The age distribution of League of Legends players in the US likely encompasses a wide range of age groups, including:

League of Legends Age Demographics

Popularity Of League Of Legends In eSports Tournaments

League of Legends remains a dominant force in esports tournaments, holding several titles that demonstrate its immense popularity:

  • The League of Legends World Championship 2023 holds the record for the highest peak viewership of all time in esports, reaching 6.4 million concurrent viewers.

Popularity Of League Of Legends In eSports Tournaments

League of Legends Championship Finals Viewership 2020-2023

  • 2020 and 2021: Viewership steadily increased, reaching a peak of 30.6 million concurrent viewers in 2021.
  • 2022: Viewership saw a significant drop to 4.05 million. This decrease was attributed to factors like schedule changes and COVID-19 restrictions impacting in-person attendance and viewership habits.
  • 2023: Viewership rebounded significantly, reaching a record-breaking 6.4 million concurrent viewers, making it the most-watched esports event ever.

League of Legends Championship Finals Viewership

Annual League of Legends Tournaments Prize Pool 2020-2022 [Global]

Here are the prize pool amounts for some of the major League of Legends tournaments on a global scale for the years 2020-2022:

League of Legends World Championship (Worlds):

    • 2020: The total prize pool for Worlds 2020 was $2,340,000 USD.
    • 2021: The total prize pool for Worlds 2021 was $6,450,000 USD.
    • 2022: Information on the Worlds 2022 prize pool is not available at the time of writing.

Mid-Season Invitational (MSI):

    • 2020: The total prize pool for MSI 2020 was $250,000 USD.
    • 2021: The total prize pool for MSI 2021 was $250,000 USD.
    • 2022: Information on the MSI 2022 prize pool is not available at the time of writing.

League of Legends All-Star Event:

    • 2020: The prize pool for the 2020 All-Star Event was $100,000 USD.
    • 2021: The prize pool for the 2021 All-Star Event was $100,000 USD.
    • 2022: Information on the 2022 All-Star Event prize pool is not available at the time of writing.

Annual League of Legends Tournaments Prize Pool 2020-2022

Richest League of Legends eSports Players [Overall earnings In U.S. dollars]

Here are the top 5 richest League of Legends esports players by overall career earnings as of March 4th, 2024, according to Esports Earnings:

  1. Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok (South Korea)  $1.57 million USD
  2. Kang “TheShy” Seung-lok (South Korea) $1.49 million USD 
  3. Jian “Uzi” Zihao (China) $1.44 million USD
  4. Cho “Mata” Se-hyeong (South Korea) $1.39 million USD
  5. Barney “Bjergsen” “Jensen” (Denmark) $1.34 million USD

Richest League of Legends eSports Players

League of Legends Tier Demographics [ North America]

These tiers represent the highest echelons of League of Legends ranked play. Master, Grandmaster, and Challenger players are among the best in the region, competing at a professional level and striving for top rankings on the ladder.

League of Legends Tier Demographics

League of Legends: Wild Rift App Revenue [2021-2023]

  • Crossed the $1 billion mark: According to data.ai, Wild Rift joined the prestigious club of games exceeding $1 billion in revenue in 2023. This achievement took the game less than three years since its launch.
  • Top app grossing in specific regions: Wild Rift ranked second in the Chinese edition with $24.12 million USD in monthly IAP revenue in November 2023 according to Statista. This suggests strong performance in specific markets.
  • First half of 2023: Data.ai also reports that Wild Rift generated $188 million in the first half of 2023, with China accounting for $141 million of that total.

League of Legends Wild Rift App Revenue

About League Of Legends

League of Legends (LoL) is a globally popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed and published by Riot Games. Launched in 2009, LoL has become one of the most played and influential games in the esports industry. 

In LoL, players assume the roles of unique characters called “champions,” each with their own distinct abilities and playstyles, and compete in teams to destroy the opposing team’s Nexus, located within their base. 

The game features strategic and fast-paced gameplay, requiring players to coordinate with their teammates, outmaneuver opponents, and control key objectives on the map. With a constantly evolving roster of champions, frequent updates, and a thriving esports scene featuring professional leagues and international tournaments, LoL offers a rich and dynamic gaming experience for players of all skill levels.