League of Legends Esport is a free-to-play MOBA video game which was developed and published by Riot Games for operatings systems like Microsoft Windows and macOS. LOL follows a freemium model and is supported by microtransactions, and was inspired by the “custom map Defense of the Ancients.””
Is League of Legends Esport popular?
The game is also becoming increasingly popular in e-sport. Here are a few recent examples of LoL tournaments with the high number of viewers on Twitch. tv, the biggest streaming platform for gamers at the moment. A live stream of “League of Legends” World Championship attracted “43 million unique viewers”, which is more than Amazon Prime Video’s live stream of the match between the New Zealand and Indian cricket teams, which had “30.8 million viewers”.
League of Legends Esport World Championship 2015 had “36 million viewers” on Twitch.tv, which outpaced The 2015 State of Union address, with “3.5 million viewers”. A year later, 2017 World Championship had “60 million unique viewers”.
What are the things offered by League of Legends Esport founder?
Riot Games offers more than 1,500 items in its online store for real money purchasable with Riot Points. A special currency of the game is earned by playing matches or fulfilling certain achievements within the game. Riot Points can be bought directly from Riot or third-party auction websites.
By the end of 2012, “League of Legends Esport” was the most played PC game over North America and Europe in the terms of hours played are below mentioned:-
- On January 9, 2014, over 1 million daily active users were reported.
- On October 13, 2015, Riot Games announced that “League” had over 100 million monthly active players and the game has 27 million daily active players.
- On May 18, 2018, over 100 million monthly active players were reported again.
Current amount of champions is 142. Every week at least 6 new champion are added to the game. Most popular/most played are shown in this winrate statistics for patch 9.14b (from January 7th 2019). Champions aren’t distributed evenly between lanes (1/6 of them belongs to midlane, 1/3 belong to toplane etc.) and positions within the team (support, adc , jg etc.). It is also important that each champion has 4 abilities + passive ability. This means that you need atleast 150 champions to master every role in the game.
Champions are often divided into 5 groups according to the role they play:
- Damage dealer (marksman) – carries, adcs (Arcane comet, princess and conqueror etc.)
- Tank – initiators (leona, malphite etc.)
- Mage – APC or support (Annie, ozo etc.)
- Fighter – bruiser (Olaf, renekton etc.)
- Support – APC protectors (Blitzcrank, janna etc.)
If you already know what specific champion you want to use in game, you can check in this table how popular is that champion in LoL. Champions are divided into four roles (Toplane, Midlane, Botlane and Support) and five groups (Marksman, Mage, Fighter/Bruiser, Tank and Support). By clicking on the “summoner” icon next to the summoner’s name, you will be redirected to a page with basic information about him and a short description.
How is League of Legends Esport Mapped?
Map of Summoner’s Rift – big map where players spend most of their time in every game: The first line is called “fog of war” – an area that is not visible to both teams – it is only revealed once a unit (player or monster) enters that area.
The second line where NPCs are placed looks like walls, but you can pass through them by jumping over them with certain champions abilities, using teleport ability, etc.
In January 2018, Epic Games announced their new free-to-play battle royale title “Fortnite Battle Royale”, which quickly gained a large following of 45 million players in less than a month. With “League of Legends” having 100 million monthly active players as of January 2014, Epic Games has reported that “Fortnite Battle Royale” has surpassed 45 million players after just one month.
League of Legends Esport is an online multiplayer game developed by Riot Games and is a spinoff of their previous title, DOTA 2. This structure lies at the heart of a base protected by defensive structures. Unlike in “DOTA 2”, the map has two separate bases with elevated terrain who must be destroyed to gain access to the opposing team’s base, and three lanes guarded by turrets that connect each side.