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Ok that is just insane. So at any moment I could log in and see ~5 million players logged on? If you're comparing that to anything else the other games will seem dead lol.

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Well its the Peak. For example for Dota 2 you have 100K-370K depending on the time of day.
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You can buy champions, but the game is built in such a way that all champions are pretty balanced. /Logic

HAHAHAAHHA since when?
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Well its the Peak. For example for Dota 2 you have 100K-370K depending on the time of day.

Since release the average # of users logged in has increased by ~40k *not to bad for only a week*
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HAHAHAAHHA since when?
Since release the average # of users logged in has increased by ~40k *not to bad for only a week*

It's because Valve has a brain and they aren't letting everyone in all at once. You have to first request the game and they will eventually email you with a key to add in Steam. We all know what happens with a ton of people all try to download/log into something all at once.

Take the Dota numbers with a grain of salt. It is going to get larger and larger for a long time as they let people in and the game gets more exposure.
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The difference is Dota 2 is a Game made buy a PC AAA game makers. LoL is another pay to win game which have been out since the INTERNET was created.

My point was more so about HoN growth and or popularity, but since you mentioned it, LoL is anything but pay to win.
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HAHAHAAHHA since when?
Since release the average # of users logged in has increased by ~40k *not to bad for only a week*
don't see how LoL is pay to win. Buying champions doesn't mean you have an advantage. Ive beaten lots of people who buy the latest characters with old champions plenty of times. And you can't buy runes/masteries with money.
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It's because Valve has a brain and they aren't letting everyone in all at once. You have to first request the game and they will eventually email you with a key to add in Steam. We all know what happens with a ton of people all try to download/log into something all at once.

Take the Dota numbers with a grain of salt. It is going to get larger and larger for a long time as they let people in and the game gets more exposure.

If I'm not mistaken Dota 2 has been out of beta for a week or two, anyone can get in, though I do expect it to keep growing, I wouldn't be surprised to see it at a million concurrent at some point in the next year or so.
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You can't buy wins in LoL. Yes, you can buy characters, but that won't give an advantage over others. Period. Neither will skins.


LoL is the biggest and most played game right now, there's absolutely no denying that. Numbers don't lie.


Now all they need to do is make a Linux Client.
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If I'm not mistaken Dota 2 has been out of beta for a week or two, anyone can get in, though I do expect it to keep growing, I wouldn't be surprised to see it at a million concurrent at some point in the next year or so.

Yeah it's been about a week. The numbers will steadily increase and won't stop increasing for a long, long time imo.
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