League of Legends maker Riot is set to take on the eSports big boys with the biggest prize pool in video game tournament history.
Even though it's free to play, with over 11 million players each month enough people are paying for League of Legends that Riot Games will offer a whopping three million dollars in its upcoming Regional Finals and World Championship - the largest pay day in eSports history.
Early next month the top eight Smite teams in the world will converge on Atlanta to battle it out over a massive $2 million prize pool. How did a first-year MOBA get a pot so big? The same way DOTA 2 did it — crowdfunding. Read more... Read Post
In case anyone was looking for motivation to get involved in League of Legends' second season of competition, Riot Games has just presented five million convincing arguments in the form of the largest prize pool in eGaming history. ... Read Post
DUBLIN, IRELAND - Riot Games today announced the first details surrounding the second competitive season for its hit multiplayer online battle arena game, League of Legends. With a record-setting five million dollar prize pool, Leag... Read Post