After eFootball, Rocket League and Hearthstone, it’s the Blaugrana membership’s flip to take part within the Riot Video games MOBA.
The FC Barcelona immediately introduced “an important step” in its dedication to eSports: its entry into League of Legends, one of crucial video video games worldwide inside the digital sports activities scene. Particularly, the Blaugrana membership will turn out to be half of the Super League in 2022, the utmost competitors on LOL in USA organized by Liga de Videojuegos Profesional and Mediapro.
“With the entry into this competitors, FC Barcelona reinforces its dedication to esports, a strategic sector for the Membership by which it has been immersed for greater than two years and the place it seeks to turn out to be a benchmark”. The truth is, Barça at present has as much as three groups competing in several disciplines: eFootball, Rocket League and Hearthstone, which have been working for 2 years.
The society chaired by Joan Laporta thus enters to compete in a league the place one of the captains of his soccer group, Gerard Piqué, has simply joined the content material creator Ibai Llanos, and the place he’s at present champion Vodafone Giants.
Based on information supplied by the Blaugrana entity, the Super League is crucial League of Legends competitors within the USAstate and one of the perfect in Europe in phrases of audiences and expertise, with 2.6 million hours watched and a remaining that had 300,000 distinctive viewers final summer season.
Change of coverage in Barça
The entry of FC Barcelona into League of Legends represents a change with respect to the coverage on this sector imposed by the earlier board of the soccer membership. On this sense, some statements by the previous president had been fairly well-liked. Josep María Bartomeu the place he branded 80% of the video video games in the marketplace as violent. For the time being it’s unknown if the Laporta board has plans to succeed in extra disciplines.
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