Here is everything you can expect from the League of Legends: Wild Rift Southeast Asia Icon Series
League of Legends: Wild Rift has long been touted as the go-to mobile MOBA from the moment it was announced. Given how big League of Legends had become, it was only a matter of time before Riot Games went into the mobile gaming scene. And now with League of Legends: Wild Rift finally out, we have so much more to look forward too.
First up will be the League of Legends: Wild Rift Southeast Asia Icon Series: Preseason, a tournament spanning over five weekends-long. This will be divided into seven location-specific tournament circuits. However, this preseason only grants you the title of local champion of your region.
After preseason, players will have a chance to compete at the eight-week-long Wild Rift: Southeast Asia Icon Series: Summer season. Any team is allowed to join and compete. This will also give you the chance to go to pan-regional tournaments where they will crown the first regional champion.
“The Southeast Asia Icon Series is our first step to grow League of Legends: Wild Rift into a regional esport worthy of our players’ passion and skills," says Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Preseason starts on 26th February 2021, featuring three-day-long weekend tournaments for Southeast Asia.
- Vietnam (26th - 28th February)
- Thailand (6th & 7th March)
- Taiwan (11th - 14th March)
- Malaysia (13th & 14th March)
- Indonesia (19th - 21st March)
- The Philippines (20th & 21st March)
- Singapore (26th - 28th March)
While the preseason is open to all players and teams, this also means that professional teams will be participating as well. Some of the names include:
- Berjaya Dragons (Malaysia)
- Alter Ego (Indonesia)
- Team Secret (The Philippines)
- King of Gamers Club (Thailand)
- The Alliance (Singapore)
- Flash Wolves (Taiwan)
- V Gaming (Vietnam)
The full list of teams will be announced as we get closer towards the starting date so be sure to stay tuned!