League of Legends generated around $624 million in 2013 revenues

Posted Jan 21, 2014

League of Legends is a multiplay online game created by Riot Games that earned around $624 million in revenues. However, it came in second place to South Korean online game CrossFire. CrossFire generated around $957 million for the year, according to Gamesindustry.biz.

Gameindustry used info collected from SuperData based on micro-transactions. Three out of five online games were from South Korea, which were CrossFire, Dungeon Fighter Online, and Maplestory. Since this number is based on micro-transactions, these numbers are not exact because some games charge a monthly subscription fee. Below is the breakdown:

1. CrossFire ? $957 million

2. League of Legends ? $624 million

3. Dungeon Fighter Online ? $426 million

4. World of Tanks ? $372 million

5. MapleStory ? $326 million

6. Lineage ? $257 million

7. World of Warcraft ? $213 million

8. Star Wars: The Old Republic ? $139 million

9. Team Fortress 2 ? $139 million

10. CounterStrike Online ? $121 million