people in Vietnam are active monthly users for LeagueofLegends
was admitted to South Korea, with one of the best infrastructures for networks, the game quickly became trendy. On the other hand, it wasn’t as easy for Southeast Asia to apply these new gaming trends,” says Lim.
League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena game released by Los Angeles-based Riot Games in 2009.
In Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, it is the dominant game with 90 percent of the gaming population playing it. In places with weaker networks, players continue with older games.
“There is more loyalty toward games like Dota 2 or Counter-Strike. That’s why they stick to old games — they don’t have a lot of variety like South Korea or China,” said Lim.
He says that in the Philippines, for example, people play games at home but not everyone has the internet.
“The gaming trends in these countries don't change that fast. This also means that in Southeast Asia they have longer loyalty toward one game.”