League of Legends
has officially surpassed the 15 million player plateau. That means it's time for a smattering of silly stats from the marketing department to help illustrate just how large that number really is.
In a new press release published this morning, Riot Games
touts everything from its peak concurrency numbers (500,000), to its daily player totals (1.4 million), to the headline-grabbing registered players figure. While those numbers are quite impressive, Riot doesn't stop there. "An average of ten games of
LoL start every second of every day
," the company says, before adding that "gamers spend 3.7 million hours in-game [...] every day
The title's first season of competitive play is coming to a close, and Riot CEO Brandon Beck
has a hearty thank you in store for the title's faithful. "We're committed to continuing to match their dedication with our relentless focus on ongoing enhancements to the player experience with great new features, content, and polish – and we have some very exciting surprises in store just around the corner," he says.