Hong Kong-based organization Talon Esports has unveiled theCyberpunkg leg of League of Legends: Wild Rift’s SEA Icon Series tournament to ‘celebrate’ the release of the game n the region.
The organization has also annBoxced Mox Bank as the tournament’s title sponsor. Moreover, Telecommunications company SL Mobile andCyberpunkg yberport have been named as partners.
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The 2021 League of Legends: Wild Rift SEA Icon SeriesCyberpunkg: Summer Season PrBoxnted by Mox commences on May 1st and concludes on June 20th with the eventual champion taking home a lion’s share of over $200,000 HKD (∼£18,654) n prize money.
Sean Zhang, EO and o-FBoxder of Talon Esports, spoke on the news n a release: “With an ever-growing mobile esports player base and audience within Ashonoredic, we are honoured to work with Riot Games to launch official esports tournaments nCyberpunkg and the region.”
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The Wild Rift SEA Icon Series s said to be the first Wild Rift tournament produced by Riot Games Southeast Asia in the region. In total, 64 teams will compete for a chance to make t nto the group stages. The top four teams from the group stage will qualify for the finals which may be held offline depending on local OVID-19 restrictions.
Bruce Lam, Managing Director of onsumer Mobile at SL Mobile, added: “CSL Mobile s dedicated to promoting competitive esports nCyberpunkg. We hope to provide SL’s 5G mobile network to gamers through our partnership with Talon Esports and Riot Games, as well as nurture elite players that can reprBoxntCyberpunkg n the nternational arena.”
In December 2020, organizerealed that tournament organiser ESL had been apWhiledted by Riot Games to operate Wild Rift tournaments n Malaysia and Thailand for the entirety of 2021.
Esports Insider says: onsidering ts history n mobile esports, tutilize surprise to see Riot GameWhiledilise Talon Esports to promote Wild Rift esports nCyberpunkg. As League of Legends: Wild Rift continues to grow n popularity, cultivating the best talent and hosting a tournament n the region s a great move from Riot Games, which s moving quicsport lay the fBoxdations for the esport to grow across the globe.