Riot Games announce League of Legends: Wild Rift Origin Series

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Riot Games has announced an International tournament for their new mobile title League of Legends: Wild Rift. This event is called as Wild Rift Origin Series and will be the very first official tournament hosted by Riot Games on the global stage. Teams from Europe, MENA and CIS can qualify to win the lion’s share of €300,000 prize pool.

League of Legends: Wild Rift is the portable version of Riot Games’ flagship title League of Legends. This game has been making strides in mobile gaming community before it is even fully launched. It is currently under open beta stages but almost the entire world has access to it except a few countries.

WILD RIFT ORIGIN SERIES INFORMATION

Wild Rift has gained immense popularity within the mobile gaming industry and Riot Games is planning to tap into the abundant ecosystem of mobile esports with the launch of this new tournament. The first Wild Rift tournament called Icon Series was held few months ago in the SEA region but Origin Series is their first international event.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT

Origin Series will follow double elimination best-of-three match format for their initial monthly qualifier stages. A total of eight groups will be made and top two teams from each group will advance to monthly finals. The double elimination format ensures higher amount of matches for every team.

The top two teams from each group will fight in the monthly finals. A total of 16 teams from eight brackets will be seen in this stage. At the end of each monthly finals, prize money will be distributed according to the placement but each team will be fighting for a long term goal. Placement in monthly finals will decide which team will move to offline finals of this tournament.

This is the first official Wild Rift tournament to have an offline finale. Teams from various regions will compete in these finals to claim the bragging rights and big chunk of the prize pool.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Players from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, Turkey and CIS region can participate in this multistage tournament. The registration process is open-for-all and first monthly qualifiers will begin from 5th June. Multiple monthly qualifiers are expected to follow soon but currently, only the details about first qualifiers have been declared. Players from more than 50 countries are eligible to participate in this event so make sure to visit the registration section to know your eligibility.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

Simply follow these steps to participate in the Wild Rift Origin Series:

  • Click here to visit the registration page.
  • Click on Login/ Register and fill the form. Create a team.
  • Invite your teammates and ask them to register as well. Players can join the team via an invitation code.
  • After completing the process, you will be enlisted in the tournament.

POINT TABLE FORMAT:

The following format will be followed for monthly qualifiers:

PlaceReward
1-2Qualify to Monthly Finals
348 points
432 points
5-620 points
7-812 points
9-128 points
13-164 points

The age of players should be minimum 17 years and at least three players should belong from the same region. A team can have 5 to 8 players while registering for this tournament. Make sure to participate in it and be one of the first to make their mark in Wild Rift Esports.

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