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League of Legends: Results of 2016 season

League of Legends

Riot Games has published the results of the season 2016

Riot Games has summed up the 2016 season, in which named two fives of champions – with the highest ratio of victories and the most selected.

The company also released a list of heroes, whose popularity has grown in 2016, and has collected the most interesting facts about the 17 regions. Kayle, Amumu, Galio, Kog’Mao and Sona finished 2016 with the best ratio of wins and losses. Yasuo, Lee Sin, Lux, Ezreal, Thresh and became the most chosen in the past season.

League of Legends

Players also were more likely to take Zyre in matches, Barda and Yorick. Riot Games has allocated 17 regions for achievements related to Leaugue of Legends. In Russia it was marked by the composition of Albus NoX Luna for excellent performance at the 2016 World Cup and play for Amumu, which kills 5.6 players on average. This figure exceeds by 0.5 Amumu statistics worldwide.

In Western Europe, Riot Games highlighted League Fest. It was held in the UK at the end of August. On it was helded a tournament for 15 thousand pounds of sterling and the country’s biggest cosplay contest. In Northern and Eastern Europe, the main achievement of the season the company chose Comic Con 2016 in Bucharest. North America distinguished 4-meter detailed model of Thresh.

 

Recap os 2016 season

Riot Games also introduced the “random numbers.” In this column was Gangplank, which on average earned more than all gold, Jeanne, place more totems then anybody else. Zak character ended 2016 with the best KDA. Shiva and Kindred set a record for the number of dead forest monsters. Timo was killed over a billion times.

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The company has made an overview of the 2016 – starting with a new character Jhin, who appeared in the game the first of February, and ending with the World Cup. His finale was held on 29 October. Season 2016 in the League of Legends ended on 7 November. Season-2017, presumably starts on 7 December.

 

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Winners of the LoL World Cup

Winners of Summoner Cup

SK Telecom T1 win the World Cup in League of Legends

Winners of Summoner Cup

October 30, 2016 ended the World Cup finals for the popular MOBA game League of Legends. Winners are cybersportsmans from the South Korean team – SK Telecom T1.

In the final they met with their compatriots from the collective Samsung Galaxy and won them with a score of 3 : 2. Many say that this was the most exciting grand finale of the World Cup in the history of League of Legends. “This series was the most difficult match of my career in the League of Legends. We are all very exhausted, – said Lee Sang-Hyeok nicknamed as Faker, which is a player in the middle line of team SK Telecom T1. – Thank you for rooting for us. But leave the force for the future – we shall return. ”

Professional Korean team, which is considered as one of the best in the region. The team was formed from the merger of SKT T1 S and SKT T1 K at the end of 2014, after which the team stepped on the championship trail in the spring LCK 2015. Repeated LCK champions, winners of the All-Star 2014. SKT1 prestigious tournament is one of the strongest teams in the world, regularly showing its high level.

SKT T1

Therefore, SK Telecom T1 captured Summoner Cup for the third time, what can not do any team before them. The winning team also took to home a cash prize of more than $ 2 million. Winning of Samsung Galaxy amounted to slightly more than $ 760 thousand. Five of Russian from Albus NoX Luna completed performance at the quarterfinals stage. The most valuable player of the tournament is Faker.

We should recall, that grand final of League of Legends – World Championship 2016 was held in sport complex “Staples Center” Los Angeles. Detailtd description of the final match you always can find on this blog, and records of all game – on YouTube Channel LoL eSports.

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Players of League of Legends may increase prize pool of Worlds 2016

LoL Fan prize pool

In brief

25% of the amount of each image sold Championship Zed this year will be used to increase the prize pool Worlds 2016 of League of Legends. This feature will become traditional for all future World Cup games events.
If you’re familiar with The International of Dota 2, then you probably know that the money in the prize pool collected by the players of Dota 2 themselves, ~25% of each TI goods that was sold during some period of time will be added as a prize pool of The International.

New step of the LoL Esports

League of Legends Worlds

Riot Games previously don’t use that approach, highlighting their own prize pool at Worlds (analogue of The International in the League of Legends). Nevertheless, the division LoL Esports experiencing unstable times, a lot has happened in the course of this season, and some changes are made to the structure.

While most of the changes concerns the owners of cyber commands and other organizational nuances, there are some changes that can be directly participated by usual players of League of Legends. From this Worlds, 25% of the sales of each Championship skin will start to increase the Worlds prize pool.

Soon, Riot will release a Champion Zed skin. If players will buy this skin, the will not only get the Champion Zed himself, but also they will increase the prize pool of the Worlds 2016, group stage of which will start at 30 September.

This condition will be applyed to a set of images, based on the winners of the Worlds. In other words, the team that will win this year’s Worlds, get theirs own set of skins to personally chosen champions, and 25% of the sales of each will go to the team’s pro-player pocket on which a set was created.

Such innovations have a positive impact on the development of eSports for League of Legends, which is already at the highest level.

At this Moment Prize pool of Worlds was increased in 2 times!

LoL Fan prize pool

 Although it is less effective if you compare it with crowdfunding of the Dota 2, since when we talk about League of Legends it comes to buying a specific image on a particular champion, but Riot still managed to increase the prize pool by 2 times.
25% of sales Championship Zed and Championship Ward in 2016 came in about $ 2 million in addition to the original pool.
To the result was much greater, Riot should think about a special set for the next Worlds, which would be interested in a lot of players League of Legends. Anyway, it’s a start and definitely good.

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