After unveiling its plans for the competitive Wild Rift scene in Brazil, Riot Video games introduced Thursday that the primary event, Wild Tour, will likely be an in-person occasion to be held on Oct. 8 – 10, within the Riot Video games studios in São Paulo. The occasion is not going to be open to the general public resulting from COVID-19 insurance policies.
Brazil continues to be struggling to regulate the virus and even Riot Video games’ plans had been affected by the pandemic: gamers from Netshoes Miners and KaBuM! Esports examined optimistic for COVID-19 and 4 matches of the Brazilian League of Legends Championship (CBLOL) had been postponed. Even when the matches are held on-line, Riot Video games’ protocol says the gamers affected should stay aside from their actions till restoration.
Wild Tour will likely be held on-line till its remaining stage, which can characteristic best-of-three matches for the quarterfinals, best-of-five for the semifinals, and a best-of-seven match for the finals. Subsequently, eight groups popping out from open qualifiers will likely be on stage competing for a $170,000 BRL (roughly $32,000 USD) prize pool.
Huya-owned streaming platform Nimo TV holds the unique broadcast rights for the occasion. Immortals Gaming Membership’s (IGC) Latin American gaming platform Avid gamers Membership will likely be accountable for the whole manufacturing of the 4 open qualifying phases of the occasion, which may have a $20,000 BRL (roughly $3.8K USD) prize pool every.