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League of Legends getting a World Cup soon with national teams

Have you ever dreamed of a global competition for League of Legends that is not limited to certain countries, but extends to teams from around the world like the World Cup for real sports? This dream will come true, after Riot Games officials confirmed their work on the idea



With record 2.9 million viewers at the same time for the League of Legends Worlds 2019 final between G2 Esports and FunPlus Phoenix, the popular MOBA game is still popular around the world and hungry for more competitions. Fortunately, we might get a huge tournament that might even outperform Worlds, with Riot confirming the idea of ​​the World Cup game.

The news came through ESPN reporter Tyler “FionnOnFire” Erzberger, who talked with high-ranking officials within Riot about future plans and whether the idea of ​​a World Cup is similar to the game Overwatch in the schemes, to surprise that the answer was not “will happen” but “when it will happen” .

This is not the first time we have heard about the possibility of creating a World Cup for the game. Riot’s head of e-sports, John Needam, spoke last week about the issue, saying that such a tournament is one of the company’s repeated requests, and that it is looking into its potential now considering the importance of Fans interacted with their national teams, promising to announce related news soon.

Riot tried a similar idea for a national competition in 2011 when it organized an event called Sound Blaster Nations Championship involving seven international teams, but it was a small event that was never repeated. The idea of ​​the World Cup has been applied in several other games such as Overwatch, StarCraft II and PUBG, as well as global public competitions such as the Asian Games and the Olympics soon.


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Sam Edge

A passionate gamer who loves to try all kinds of games , has no problem to go back and play some retro classic games between a time and another as he still thinks it was the golden era of the industry . Always up-to-date with the latest gaming news and technologies.

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