After unveiling its plans for the competitive Wild Rift scene in Brazil, Riot Video games introduced Thursday that the primary match, Wild Tour, will probably 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 as a consequence of COVID-19 insurance policies.
Brazil remains to be struggling to manage the virus and even Riot Video games’ plans had been affected by the pandemic: gamers from Netshoes Miners and KaBuM! Esports examined constructive 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 other than their actions till restoration.
Wild Tour will probably be held on-line till its closing stage, which can function best-of-three matches for the quarterfinals, best-of-five for the semifinals, and a best-of-seven match for the finals. Due to this fact, eight groups popping out from open qualifiers will probably 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 Players Membership will probably be chargeable for the complete manufacturing of the 4 open qualifying levels of the occasion, which can have a $20,000 BRL (roughly $3.8K USD) prize pool every.