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Riot Raked in $1.6 Billion in 2015

Posted by Suzie Ford on Jan 27, 2016  | Comments

Riot Raked in $1.6 Billion in 2015 - League of Legends - MMORPG.com

According to The Daily Dot, Riot Games raked in $1.6 billion dollars last year alone thanks to League of Legends. The dollar figure came via a SuperData Research report that combines digital sales data from publisher, developers and payment providers and pairs it with "qualitative consumer insight".

By comparison, Valve's Dota 2 earned $238 million, certainly nothing to sneeze at, but a distant second to LoL in the MOBA genre. Other games outside the battle arena game type where LoL is king included:

  • CrossFire: $1.1B
  • Dungeon Fighter Online: $1.0B
  • World of Warcraft: $814M
  • World of Tanks: $446M
  • Lineage I: $339M
  • Maplestory: $253M
  • DOTA 2: $238M
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: $221M
  • Grand Theft Auto V: $205M

Check out the rest of the article at the link above.

What about you? Have you contributed to the astounding success of League of Legends? Let us know in the comments.

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom