Riot Releases Some Eye-Popping Stats for 2016 League of Legends World Championship
The day may come when League of Legends actually conquers the world. The free mmo generated over $1.6 billion in revenue last year, and it shows no signs of letting down. Part of the moba's phenomenal rise is due to the increasing popularity of eSports as more and more people regularly tune in to watch tournaments offering millions of dollars in prizes. Riot Games just released some League of Legends World Championship 2016 stats that are truly eye-popping.
In a blog post on the game's website, Riot Gamers says, "Our month-long road trip across North America is over! For each and every fan that joined us on the journey, whether you were cheering from the stands in SF, Chicago, NY or LA, or from home watching along with friends - GG. You made this year an amazing and humbling journey for us all." They also have a nifty infographic showing some amazing stats for the recent 2016 League of Legends World Championship.
Some of the interesting tidbits from the League of Legends World Championship 2016 stats include:
* 49 hours of total game time
* 370 million total hours of live eSports viewed
* 181,762 total creep score
* 300 dragons slain
* 396 million total cumulative daily unique impressions
* total of $6.7 million distributed to teams