League of Legends claims title of 'most played video game in the world'
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League of Legends claims title of 'most played video game in the world'
This past week, attention on the League of Legends' Season Two Championship was sidetracked by a cheating scandal that left some fans feeling alienated. On the eve of the finals, Riot Games has released a load of statistics in an effort to refocus attention back on the fact that LoL is a popular competitive game. The title boasts over 70 million registered summoner names hailing from more than 145 different countries.

LoL has also declared itself the most played video game on the planet, averaging over one billion monthly hours world-wide. Other facts highlighted include comparisons of daily active players (12 million) and peak concurrent players (three million). Check out all of the stats compiled in the infographic after the cut.

[Source: Riot Games press release]

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