Riot Games steps in to find buyer for Echo Fox’s League of Legends franchise

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After months of back and forth, Riot Games and Echo Fox have come to an agreement to terminate Echo Fox’s participation in the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), Riot’s North American League of Legends league, the company announced on Wednesday morning. As part of the termination, Riot will find a buyer for the newly vacated LCS franchise spot, with a bulk of the sale going to Echo Fox.

This will be the first time that one of the LCS’s original franchises has left the league since franchising began. In 2017, Riot partnered with 10 esports organizations...

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