Toppling a Giant: League of Legends Crushes WoW

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\"\"Just a few years ago, the free-to-play (F2P) video game market was filled with people spending cash to one-up their fellow players. RIOT Games\’ F2P game, League of Legends, has shown the world that there\’s a better way.¬†Legends\’ ethos is summed up in a different take on the F2P model where gamers can pay for early access to new levels or areas. Known as \’pay for convenience\’, this revised look at free-to-play games has born fruit: according to the latest numbers, LoL logged more than twice the hours as juggernaut MMORPG WoW in the last year alone.



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