Hardly anyone could say that they have not heard of the Counter Strike franchise of Valve Corporation. The first game of this franchise debuted in 1999 and has been booming ever since. Starting with Counter-Strike 1.1 up to their most famous follower and one of the most popular games of all time Counter-Strike 1.6 dating back to 2000 and until 2012 when the era of Counter Strike : Global Offensive begins. CS: GO is one of the most dynamic and popular video games in the e-sports industry, in which the total number of players in this game is increasing day by day.
Release date: 21 st August 2012
Publisher: Valve Corporation
Record number of players per month: 17.2 Million
Record number of players per day: 1.2 Million
The sequel to Defense of the Ancients is one of the most played multiplayer video games in which two teams of five players compete to collectively destroy the main throne protected by the opposing team. Back in 2003 begins the era of MOBA games (multiplayer online battle arena) with the prequel to Dota2, Defense of the Ancientst, which was a modification of the game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos.
Every year, pool prizes of about $ 50 million are awarded, and the world of this game is gettingbigger and bigger every year.
Release date: 9 th July 2013
Publisher: Valve Corporation
Record number of players per month: 11.2 million
Record number of players per day: 1.29 Million
The video game Fortnite of Epic Games is one of the first games in the Battle Royale genre to experience a huge boom in e-sports. A proof of the popularity of this game is the incredible number of unique players in a month amounting to 78 million. The total prize pool for the World Cup in Fortnite for 2019 was $ 40 million. The style and manner in which this game differs from other Battle royale games is the building mechanism that is one of the foundations of Fortnite.
Release date: 26 th September 2017
Publisher: Epic Games
Record number of players per month: 78.3 Million
Record number of players per day: 10.8 Million
This game is the first project of the company Riot which for 11 years is one of the most popular video games in the genre of MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) games. The number of unique players in this game is about 110 million, a number that is due to the regular updates that are added to the game, an aspect that is very important to keep the interest and attention of players.
Release date: 27 th October 2009
Publisher: Riot Games
Record number of players per month: 67 Million
Record number of players per day: 7.5 Million
This game is one of the most popular games in the world of mobile games. The first to defend the towers by collecting cards and using them while destroying the opponent’s towers will be the winner. Fast, dynamic, graphically appealing and accessible to all mobile phone users, it is visited by over 700 million players.
Release date: 2 nd March 2016
Record number of players per month: 350 Million
Record number of players per day: 45 Million
World gaming giant EA Sports every year succeeds not to disappoint with the football franchise FIFA. In each new version of this game we see numerous improvements as well as an increase in the number of users every year. From 2018 onwards, FIFA has secured the rights for the Champions League and Europa League, and for the first time in FIFA20 a novelty is the possibility to play 5v5 or futsal.
Release date: 27 th September 2019
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Record number of players per month: 4.5 Million
Total number of unique players: 23 Million
The Tekken franchise celebrated its 20th birthday with its 7th unique version.Tekken 7 returns to its roots with its classic 1vs1 battles, and with a story that takes you into the world of Tekken by playing the game itself. It contains unique fighting movements and requires specific experience in order to win.
Release date: 18 th March 2015
Publisher: Bandai Namco Studios
Record number of players per month: 310,000
Total number of unique players: 5.6 Million