League of Legends is currently the largest video game in the world. With over 100 million active monthly players, this game has come a long way in the past 10 years. To show you just how awesome League of Legends is, we've hand-picked 5 of the best LoL facts.
360 Million Hours
League of Legends is so popular that during the 2015 world championships, fans spent over 360 million hours watching the online stream. If one person was to spend all their time watching this many hours, it would take them over 41,000 years!
Since the game has been released, the creators of the game Riot, have awarded over 8 million dollars in cash to pro teams. The first prize pool in 2011 was just shy of $100,000, while the prize pool last year was over $2 million. With the prize pool increasing every year, it will soon be overtaking traditional sports and their prizes.
During the 2016 League of Legends World Championship, the tournament travelled nearly 8000 kilometres across America. With over 5 different venues over 5 different states, there's no video games that comes close to this distance. This year, the world championship is in China and the distant is likely to be a lot shorter. Although they've done across Europe in the previous years, 7810 kilometers is a high number to beat!
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