Thursday August 25, 2016

Friction Between Riot And League of Legends Team Owners

While changes like this are the nature of the beast, watching these two air their dirty laundry is rather interesting as well. Who would have thought a game patch would cause this much bickering?

From a competitive standpoint, Dinh likened it to the NBA changing the weight of the basketball just before the playoffs. But from a pro player's career standpoint, he said it was like training to become a math teacher, and then being told you suddenly have to teach science or you'll lose your job. If a team doesn't perform well in the North American League Championship Series, they get relegated to the inferior Challenger Series, with lower prize pools and fewer sponsorship opportunities.