Sometimes abbreviated as lvl, level or is a term used to describe the overall status of a player. For example, in games that use level as a ranking method, all players start off at level 1. As the player gains experience, they level up, acquiring new abilities and access to new content. The picture is an example of a player leveling up in the World of Warcraft online game.
In MMO games, characters and creatures are primarily defined by their name, level, and class.