MOBA has always been a strong genre in the PC world, with the two main contenders being Dota 2 and League of Legends. However, the latter managed to achieve a milestone still to be accomplished by its counterpart.
The milestone is surpassing 100 Million monthly users, and Brandon “Ryze” Beck, one of Riot Games’ co-founder, revealed the news in a recent interview with Polygon.
“The idea that a lot of people would be pumped on that kind of experience was certainly something we didn’t predict. We’ve actually had to sort of react to ‘Wow, there’s a lot of folks who are comfortable with this uncompromising game that wouldn’t spend an ounce of time on single-player or campaign.’ It was all about pouring everything we could into that competitive experience to make it as good as it could possibly be. We’ve kind of been in a reactionary mode. Just like, holy crap, the game is getting really big and we have to keep up with the demands of our players. “
Valve on the other hand announced back in June that their game has over 13 million monthly unique players. I am personally more of a Dota 2 player, but that doesn’t eliminate the fact that League of Legends is currently at the top of the PC gaming world.