With Dash out of the LCS, here’s how the casting crew is shaping up

James “Dash” Patterson announced his exit from the 2023 LCS broadcast on Jan. 3, which stirred a heated discussion in the League of Legends community.

Immediately after the announcement, Dash held a stream on his Twitch account, where he revealed more details regarding the situation. He explained that the decision was made by Riot Games, which concluded that the LCS won’t need a desk host in 2023, a role that Dash has been taking and elevating for 10 years.