Esport Mogul Asia Pacific (ASX: ESH) has added League of Legends to its online tournament platform Mogul Arena, making the game available to Esport Mogul users worldwide with full tournament automation and social media features.
According to Esport Mogul, League of Legends is the most played esport game in the world. It has more than 100 million active users a month and only one other platform has integrated the game.
Riot Games owns League of Legends which generated the company around US$1.7 billion in revenue during 2016.
Esport Mogul anticipates the game will boost traffic to its online platform and assist the company with having direct contact with its target audience to increase user numbers.
“Esport Mogul is pleased to finally announce a deep integration with League of Legends,” Esport Mogul managing director Gernot Abl said.
“Onboarding the world’s biggest esport game is further evidence that Mogul Arena possesses exceptional technology and truly is the world’s best online gaming platform,” he added.
Esport Mogul’s Mogul Arena is open to players around the world, with the company’s support team based in Asia, the US, Europe and Australia.
Launched in mid-December, Mogul Arena offers gamers full tournament automation with social media features.
Other games available on Mogul Arena include CD: GO and DOTA 2.
League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle game which was released in 2009. The game’s popularity sky-rocketed and by mid-2012, League of Legends had become the most played PC games in the US and Europe.
Esport Mogul estimates the world’s video game market was worth US$116 billion in 2017, with more than 2.2 billion people gaming across all the world’s platforms.
Games analysts have tipped the global digital games market to hit US$272.24 billion by 2022, driven by increasing internet and smartphone penetration worldwide.
Shares in Esport Mogul soared more than 20% in trade to end the day at A$0.017.