Riot Games has announced the formation of a League of Legends Pro League, a new organization that will shine the spotlight on professional gamers as they compete in weekly matches.
League of Legends Championship Series key facts:
- Global Operations: The top eight teams from both North America and Europe, plus top teams from Asia, will compete for regional and global dominance.
- Millions of Dollars on the Line: Salaries, prize pools and other compensation for Championship Series teams will ensure League of Legends is a sustainable career choice for professional players.
- Regular Season and Playoffs: eSports fans will get to see teams battling in the traditional format of organized sports – a regular season with several matches per week, culminating in regional playoffs and a World Championship, which will crown the world’s best League of Legends team.
- Free, HD broadcast events: League of Legends fans will watch Championship Series matches live online with HD broadcast streaming that is always 100% free.
Read more on the League of Legends site.