LoL fans up in arms after Riot reportedly agrees to send teams to Saudi-backed World Cup

Riot Games reportedly accepted a deal to send League of Legends teams to the Saudi-backed Esports World Cup, and the community has criticized the decision.

Jacob Wolf reported on Jan. 2 that Riot is still “working through details” of how specifically the teams will participate in the upcoming tournament. Nevertheless, two representatives from the LCS, the LEC, the LPL, and the LCK are set to attend the event. At the time of publication, it remains to be seen which squads will take part.