With Worlds 2023 pertaining to an end, Riot Games exposed that the United Kingdom will be the hosting nation of the Worlds 2024 Finals.
2024 Worlds Final will happen in O2 London
After hosting the Mid-Season Invitational this year, League of Legends will go back to London for the biggest occasion of the 2024 LoL season. The 2024 World Championship will be happening in Europe and the place for the last will be The O2, the world’s most popular live home entertainment, leisure, and retail location.
“We’re enjoyed bring the World Final to the UK for the very first time,” stated Naz Aletaha, Global Head of LoL Esports“Worlds is a worldwide event of the very best of League of Legends, and London’s abundant history and contemporary metropolitan area are a best background for the greatest phase in our sport. We were blown away by the enthusiasm and energy from fans in London throughout the 2023 Mid-Season Invitational, and we’re excited to invite them to the O2 where our finalists will take the very same phase as the lots of icons who preceded them.”
Increasing the capability for next years’ Worlds
The O2 is the UK’s second-highest seating capability place (hosts a minimum of around 15,000 individuals) and is renowned for hosting performances of famous artists, consisting of the similarity Adele, Beyoncé, and U2, in addition to significant sporting occasions such as the ATP tennis season finalesThe gigantic dome structure covers 365 meters in size, making it among the biggest of its kind on the planet.
“London is a leading location for esports, and it’s great that we will host the League of Legends World Championship Finals next year,” stated Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London. “It will combine esports fans from around the world and likewise display our capital’s innovative video gaming market. I will continue to do all I can to support esports advancement and development in London, as we construct a much better London for everybody.”
In contrast, the 2023 MSI competition occurred at the Copper Box Arena situated in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, with an overall capability of 7,500. This implies that the Worlds 2024 Finals will have at least double the quantity of fans seeing live. The last time the UK hosted a Worlds phase was throughout the Quarterfinals in 2015 at the SSE Arena in Wembley, now referred to as the OVO Arena Wembley.
Riot likewise exposed the date for the 2024 Final, which will occur on November 2, 2024. Ticket sales will be revealed at a later date in 2024, with other dates, cities, and places for Worlds 2024 likewise shared quickly.