Just how many people play this popular mobile game?

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) is an immensely popular mobile game that has gradually dominated the world of esports. It is a mobile-based multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title that is a lot similar to the MOBA pioneers such as Dota 2 and League of Legends. But just how many people are playing Mobile Legends and how does it compare to other bigger esports titles? Find out the total Mobile Legends player count below!

*Data by activeplayer.io

Mobile Legends player count (October 2023)

M4 - MLBB World Championship watch party.<br>(Image via Moonton)
M4 - MLBB World Championship watch party.
(Image via Moonton)

In October 2023, Mobile Legends had a total of 78.6 million average monthly players. The average players that log into the game daily is 5.2 million.

Throughout the past few years, Mobile Legends has consistently maintained a colossal player base. Each month would see roughly 70 to 80 million average players. In the last three years, Mobile Legends' highest ever average player count was at 85 million. This was achieved in August 2021 when the game collaborated with Transformers.

How does Mobile Legends compare to other games

Since its release in 2016, Mobile Legends has accumulated a strong and loyal player base of millions. Despite being a relatively new game in the scene, its pool of players have matched some of the oldest and most popular titles in the gaming industry.

The world's most popular MOBA, League of Legends, holds roughly 130 million average players in the last month, according to activeplayer. The most popular shooter, CS:GO, averages about 40 million players in the last month. And the widespread Minecraft holds a whopping 186 million average players.

When compared side-by-side to the world's most renowned games, Mobile Legends is definitely up there. It is indeed the most popular mobile game in the world, having a gigantic presence in Asia and South America. We can expect this Moonton title to continue to expand and grow its player base in the future.

Stay tuned to esports.gg for more Mobile Legends news and updates!