Riot dissolves the Oceania league and will boost the LCS


A few hours ago, Riot Games has communicated the dissolution of the OPL and the inclusion of Oceania in the league of the LCS. The change will take place early in the 2021 season.

The OPL is dissolved and will now be part of the LCS

The OPL emerged five years ago in Oceania to give the region your own competitive league. However, despite the efforts projected from the region, the OPL has not met the expectations that were on her.

According to the Riot team, their main goal is to always create competitive and sustainable leagues that can lead to growth and commitment from fans. At the same time, they hope in this way to be able to support the career of the players of professional way.

However, the problem is that right now they believe that the current market is it is impossible to support the league in the way it is built.

Because of this, Riot has been in the position of dissolve OPL and also to close the offices that were in Sydney in charge of the league.

However, they have made it clear that they do not want to eliminate competition in the region. For this reason, early in the 2021 season, the Oceania region will be included in the LCS.

At the same time, all the players from Oceania will cease to be considered as imported. Thus, this vacancy will be reserved for all players who come from other regions.

Despite the union of the leagues, Riot wants to ensure that Oceania continues to be present at major international events for the future. To achieve this, the region will continue to send its own representatives for both Mid Season International (MSI) and the Worlds.

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