League of Legends: Wild Rift developer and publisher Riot Games announced the start of the first official Wild Rift esports season. During the livestream for the 2022 season, Wild Rift will become part of the Riot Games esports competitive ecosystem.
League of Legends: Wild Rift officially launched the esports journey. With the announcement of eight regional leagues, the first official competition season begins. The regions form the basis for the global e-sports competition structure of Wild Rift and come up with their very own accents and special features for the sport.
At the same time, Wild Rift is announcing the first official World Championship, the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship, which will take place in Europe this summer. Wild Rift Icons will come up with top-class games and choose the Wild Rift World Champion.
24 teams take part in the tournament. Eight teams qualify directly from the regional competitions and 16 more fight for their places in the preliminary round phase. After the preliminary round, the group phase of the main tournament follows, followed by a knockout phase. In the grand finale at the end, the master of the masters will be chosen.