As we move into 2024, Riot Games has unveiled a series of transformative modifications to the competitive scene of League of Legends, setting the stage for an exhilarating year ahead.
MSI Champion Secures a Spot in Worlds 2024
Limited Slots and a Golden Ticket
In 2024, major LoL regions like LPL, LCK, LEC, and LCS will be limited to three Worlds slots each, while VCS and PCS get two. Uniquely, the MSI champion will automatically qualify for Worlds 2024, provided they reach their region’s Summer Playoffs or Season Finals for LEC.
Additional MSI Benefit
Additionally, the second-best region at MSI will gain an extra slot for the World Championship, intensifying the competition and stakes at MSI.
MSI and Worlds Venues
MSI in Chengdu, China
The Mid-Season Invitational this year is scheduled from May 1st to 19th in Chengdu, China.
Worlds Across Europe
Worlds 2024 will span various European locations from September 25th to November 2nd. The Opening Phase and Swiss System will be in Berlin, Germany, with the Quarterfinals and Semifinals in Paris, France. The grand finale will take place in London, United Kingdom.
Introduction of the Hall of Fame
Honoring LoL Legends
To commemorate the greatest League of Legends players over the past 14 years, Riot Games is establishing a Hall of Fame. Selections will be made through votes by specialists from all regions, with more details to be revealed soon.
The State of the Game: LoL Esports in 2024
LoL Esports kicks off the new year with competitive changes, event updates, and more:
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— LoL Esports (@lolesports) January 4, 2024
2024 LoL Esports: A Landmark Year with Game-Changing Updates and Hall of Fame Introduction
The upcoming competitive season of League of Legends is poised to be more dynamic and engaging than ever. With these groundbreaking changes and the introduction of a Hall of Fame, 2024 promises to be a landmark year for LoL Esports.