Riot to reportedly require MSI players to wear masks during games

Riot Games has informed the League of Legends pro cohort participating in this year’s Mid-Season Invitational that masks will be required by all players during games. According to sevel players and coaches in Busan, the news was handed down from Riot’s esports division less than 24 hours before the start of the tournament. 

This news was first reported by Evil Geniuses support star Philippe “Vulcan” Laflamme on Twitter. Vulcan mentioned “foggy glasses and muffled mic comms” as potential concerns for players participating in the tournament.