Misfits has announced that it will be leaving the League of Legends European Championship as the eSports organization announced that it has sold its place in the LEC to Team Heretics. as in one Press release As mentioned, this move is part of Misfits Gaming Group’s (MGG) move to invest in more creators alongside esports, with the deal resulting in Misfits remaining a minority shareholder in the LEC team.
“It’s bittersweet knowing that our mission to diversify means we can’t be everywhere at once, and it saddens us to say goodbye to the loving camaraderie and competitiveness of the LEC,” said the Misfits co-founder and CEO. Playgroup, Ben Spoon. “But we did not make this decision lightly and went through an extensive process that evaluated numerous interested offers and concluded that Team Heretics was the right choice to continue as responsible stewards of the league.”
The deal will go into effect in the upcoming LEC season (2023) and what MGG plans to invest now that the LEC exit is in effect, the organization plans to “partner with and collaborate with leading developers in the gaming and streaming community to develop projects they’re passionate about,” like the Minecraft server in the works of content creator, Tubbo.
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