Now it’s official! We will have League of Legends on Esports World Cupwhich takes place in Riyadh already Saudi Arabia.

In addition to MOBA, the TFT, played by the LoL client, will also be in the competition. The company will even place official servers in Saudi in order to improve the gaming experience in the Middle East:

Little is known about LoL at the Esports World Cup

Although confirmation came at the end of March, the information about LoL in the Esports World Cup was already public knowledge after being reported first-hand by the journalist Jacob Wolf, famous on the North American scene for several leaks.

At the time, he revealed an internal Riot email that showed that Major regions like LPL, LCK, LCS e LEC they should send two representatives each to the tournament, but the choice of teams would not be up to Riot Games. It was unclear whether smaller regions like the CBLOL will participate.

Although the confirmation of League of Legends’ participation in the World Cup has been confirmed, details of the tournament format, or even which teams will play in it, have not yet been revealed.

Various modalities and millionaire prizes at the Esports World Cup in 2024

The Esports World Cup is scheduled to take place in July and will feature several modalities, including those already confirmed:

  • League of Legends
  • TFT
  • Overwatch 2
  • DOTA 2
  • Fortnite
  • PUBG
  • StarCraft 2
  • Counter-Strike 2
  • Free Fire
  • PUBG Mobile
  • Honor of Kings
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Rocket League

The total prize pool for the tournament will be US$45 millionnearly R$225 million in direct conversion. It is not yet known what share of this prize pool each of the modalities will have.

(Image: Disclosure/World Cup Esports)
Bruno RodriguesBruno Rodrigues
published in April 4, 2024


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