Citing Sustainability, Riot Discusses Rising Concerns About LoL Esports Costs
Just over a year after kicking off franchise discussions for the NA LCS and in the midst of reviewing applications for its European league, Riot has come under increased community scrutiny for a slew of cost-cutting decisions in 2018 including holding events in smaller venues and most recently, choosing to not fly their English language casters to Worlds until the Finals.
The International 2018
Dota 2’s biggest annual event occurred last week, with scores of fans dawning on Vancouver and tuning in online to witness one of the most sensational underdog stories play out. OG Esports captured the Aegis, netting a cool $11M.