Riot confirms MSI 2022 will take place in Busan, South Korea, and feature a live audience

Riot Games has confirmed this year’s Mid-Season International will be held in South Korea, which Dot Esports first reported on Feb. 19. This will be the country’s first time hosting an MSI and marks the first League of Legends international event in South Korea since 2018.

Following rumors about a potential cancellation of the event due to the COVID-19 situation in Korea, Riot has confirmed not only that the event is happening, but it will also have a live audience for the first time since Worlds 2019. The venue will be Busan’s Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO).