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Most Popular e-Sports

Posted Jul 31, 2014 by Suzie Ford

Most Popular e-Sports

Battlefy has released some interesting statistics about the popularity of eSports. The list includes games such as League of Legends and World of Tanks. Check out the list and let us know what you think.

Tournaments 2011 - 2014

  • Number of tournaments in North America:
    • 2011:          8,809
    • 2012:        18,686
    • 2013:        33,636
    • 2014 (est): 47,500 
  • The Top 10 franchises attracted more than a million participants in 2013.

Top 10 Games in eSports Tournaments in 2013
 

Game

Tournaments

Players

League of Legends

7,565

578,730

Dota 2

5,012

329,090

FIFA (Series)

4,919

68,604

Pokémon (Total franchise)

3,604

50,403

Starcraft 2

3,104

39,067

Call of Duty (Series)

2,263

63,988

Counter-Strike

1,411

68,155

Street Fighter (Series)

656

9,456

Battlefield (Series)

226

13,146

World of Tanks

195

14,448

     

Total

28,955

1,233,087

Find out more about Battlefy.

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

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