Multiplayer online battle arena game League of Legends has had quite a monstrous entry into the gaming arena. Launched back in October of 2009, the game has enlisted active users from over 145 countries and over 32 million players login each month — a number that now eclipses the monthly activity of World of Warcraft, and inches closer to XBox Live’s 40 million monthly subscribers.
Other interesting facts that come of the most recent aggregation of game data notes that over 90% of players are male, 85% are between the ages of 16 and 30 and 60% are enrolled in or have completed some college.
The folks behind the game have released a visualization of the data accumulated from the game’s short 2-year history and compared it to titles within the same genres, and even makes a bold conclusion towards the end of the graphic — in terms of hours played per month, League of Legends is the most played video game in the world. Here’s the data:
Infographic courtesy League of Legends & Riot Games