When the Mid-Season Invitational was launched in League of Legends, Riot Games announced that it would continue its efforts to develop the competitive scene for its other games.
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Three tournaments were actually announced by Riot Games shortly before the start of the Mid-Season Invitational, the first international tournament of the year League of Legends for the 2021 season.
First of all, a tournament on VALORANT will follow each other from May 24th at the Mid-Season Invitational in Iceland. the VCT Masters, main step of the publisher’s official FPS circuit. So Riot Games revealed this The next big step will take place offline in Berlin from September 9th to 19th
No details yet on the season’s finals, which will officially crown the game’s first champions later this year. The publisher took the opportunity to announce the start of a partnership with HyperX to provide keyboards and mice for gamers.
First world tournament for Wild Rift
Another very recent game had also announced its first global tournament while its beta phase is not over yet: Wild Rift, the mobile and console version of League of Legends. The game has had compelling success, particularly in Southeast Asia, where the competitive cellular market is much larger than in Europe or North America. The first official tournament of the game was also held in this region.
The The first world tournament on Wild Rift will take place “in the last quarter of 2021”. According to John Needham, global sports director at Riot Games. “The regional teams will qualify for our first World Wild Rift tournament.” Details and format of the event will be announced later in the year.
On the way to China for TFT fans
alongside all of his new games (Legends of Runeterra forgotten that were not the subject of new announcements), Riot Games doesn’t forget League of Legends and its successful autobattler
But there is something new for the next announced tournament: The TFT Championship of Set Reckoning will be the first to take place on stage. It will take place in China later this year, a date that has yet to be set. In the last tournament, French players got very far into the playoffs, but it’s South Korea. 8ljaywalking who won the title.
The Mid-Season Invitational continues today for the second day of the group stage. Games can be followed live this address.