Riot Games was one of the few video game developers that did not cancel its eSport despite the coronavirus pandemic; Worlds 2020, the League of Legends World Cup , took place normally this year. The company brought its most important tournament of the year to Shanghai, China, under all COVID-19 controls.
While Fortnite and Dota 2 had to slow down their professional circuits, LoL managed to bring all but two teams to Shanghai. In the year only the Mid-Season Invitational 2020 had to be canceled due to problems with the calendar and international travel.
Well, this effort has been awarded in The Game Awards 2020 as the ‘Best eSports game’. In this category were games like All of Duty: Modern Warfare, Fortnite, Valorant, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
In turn, League of Legends took the statuette for ‘Best eSports event’ by Worlds 2020. Without a doubt, a great year for Riot Games despite all the adversities that have been experienced in recent months.
LoL is also present in other awards such as Best eSports player and Best eSports team. For now, its absence in the award for best continuous development has not been justified. despite having a lot of content throughout the year.