League of Legends: Wild Rift – A $7,000 Tournament Announced

First announced in 2019, League of Legends: Wild Rift has been gradually becoming available as an open beta around the world. The game has garnered a vast amount of interest even though it wasn’t globally launched yet. It brings the spirit of the original League of Legends with much similarities and yet built for the mobile experience in an innovative way.

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Wild Rift is expected to reach North America on March 29th as an open beta on iOS and Android. While the launch process for the game has taken long, it only shows how dedicated the team behind it is and this will ensure that the game will be globally launched without problems.

The exciting news today is that UK’s ESL Premiership has announced its first Wild Rift Tournament. Teams to be eligible must have players that are at least 16 years old and resident of the following countries: United Kingdom, Ireland, Faroe Islands, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. This is amazing for the MOBA game as it will become quite a popular esports title in the mobile industry as it becomes available worldwide.

The prize pool for this tournament stands at 5,000 GBP which is equivalent to $7,000. It will begin with open qualifiers on April 3rd and teams that advance will enter a round-robin group stage before the playoffs. Following this rigorous process, the remaining teams will enter the finals which will take place on June 19th & 20th. Click Here to sign up for the Open Qualifiers if you are located in the United Kingdom, Ireland, or Nordic countries.

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Finally, if you have not checked out Wild Rift then you should give it a test if you can get access to it, or at least watch videos about it. The game is mobile friendly and matches last between 15 – 20 minutes. The original League of Legends is one of the leading esports titles in the world so you can imagine the potential behind Wild Rift. Stay tuned with our website for the latest news on this title. You can watch the gameplay trailer for this game below.