April 14, 2024

League of Legends Worlds will be in the O2 Arena

League of Legends Worlds will be in the O2 Arena

League of Legends World Championship Finals to Take Place in London’s Iconic O2 Arena in 2024

 In a thrilling announcement that will electrify esports fans worldwide, Riot Games has revealed that the coveted 2024 League of Legends World Championship Finals will be held at the world-renowned O2 Arena in London, England. This marks the first time that the pinnacle event of League of Legends Esports will grace the UK, promising an unforgettable spectacle for the passionate esports community.

“We’re incredibly excited to bring the World Final to the UK for the first time,” declared Naz Aletaha, Global Head of LoL Esports. “Worlds is a global celebration of the very best of League of Legends, and London’s rich history and vibrant cultural landscape provide the perfect backdrop for this momentous occasion.”

The decision to host the 2024 World Final in London underscores the UK’s growing prominence in the esports arena. The 2023 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), held at London’s Copper Box Arena, witnessed a remarkable 58% increase in viewership compared to the previous year’s MSI, showcasing the unwavering passion of UK esports enthusiasts.

The O2 Arena, with its majestic dome structure spanning 365 meters in diameter, stands as an iconic landmark on London’s skyline. This esteemed venue has hosted legendary musical acts like Adele, Beyoncé, and U2, as well as major sporting events, including NBA games and ATP tennis season finales. Now, it will prepare to welcome the world’s top League of Legends teams as they battle for ultimate glory.

“London is a leading hub for esports, and we’re thrilled to host the League of Legends World Championship Finals next year,” remarked Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London. “This event will not only bring together esports fans from across the globe but also showcase our capital’s cutting-edge gaming industry.”

The 2024 World Final is scheduled to take place on November 2, 2024, with ticket sales opening at a later date in 2024. Stay tuned to @lolesports on Twitter with #Worlds2024 and keep an eye on lolesports.com for more details and updates.

About League of Legends Esports

League of Legends Esports (LoL Esports) is the fastest-growing global sport and the pinnacle of competitive gaming, boasting nine regional leagues, 93 professional esports teams, and over 860 players. Accessible to a global audience across 35+ TV and digital channels, LoL Esports has established itself as one of the most-watched forms of sports entertainment worldwide.

Founded in 2011, LoL Esports remains owned and operated by Riot Games, one of the world’s top video game developers. Under the leadership of Naz Aletaha, Global Head of LoL Esports, the organization is committed to building a thriving global sports ecosystem by focusing on growth, engagement, profitability, integrity, and accessibility. From the thrilling regional league competitions that captivate millions of fans worldwide to the trophy lift at Worlds, it all lives within LoL Esports. For more information, please visit LoLEsports.com.

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