Among the high casting and internet hosting expertise from UK League of Legends esports, together with these from the UKLC and Northern Europe NLC, have been referred to as as much as the higher-tier LEC as visitor casters.
Riot Video games introduced its 2021 LEC Summer time Season broadcast line-up this afternoon, and there’s a number of UK scene expertise getting their huge break. They’ve put in years of exhausting work on the European Regional League (ERL) stage, so it’s nice to see them to get the possibility on the large stage they deserve.
This contains British expertise Jamada, Hiprain, Foxdrop and Excoundrel (with the latter two joining the LEC broadcast a number of occasions within the Spring 2021 Season), in addition to Danish caster Guldborg and Greek caster Troubleinc.
You may see extra UK LoL casters in our current NLC, UKLC and UKEL Summer 2021 roster roundup article.
Different well-known UK esports expertise within the LEC contains Machine, and present core LEC casters Medic, Vedius and Caedrel, who stepped back as a pro player late final 12 months to concentrate on broadcast work and streaming.
Properly-known journalist and content material creator Ashley Kang has additionally joined the LEC broadcast line-up.
All of those after all be a part of present core LEC casters and hosts, Sjokz, Laure Valée, Quickshot and Daniel Drakos.
Riot mentioned in a press release on its Lolesports website: “A few of these [new] visitors could also be acquainted to followers of the European Regional Leagues and European Masters. We wish to deliver extra of the unimaginable expertise from outdoors of our ordinary roster into the fold and exhibit their expertise on one of many greatest phases in Europe.
“This may even present us with a wider perspective on the video games, and provides the ERL and EUM casters the chance to study from the perfect. We’ll be mixing the LEC and ERL casters extra usually to assist unfold the workload of such a busy season, in addition to giving the visitor casters and our core staff an opportunity to study from one another and share experiences alongside a unique set of voices.”
Riot added it has extra ‘wild concepts’ deliberate for the Summer time 2021 Season, hinting that this will not be the ultimate broadcast line-up.
The information comes after Ender walked away from the LEC broadcast staff and moved again to the US earlier this 12 months.
Esports Information UK was unhappy to not see Aux additionally included inside the line-up, and we hope the scene doesn’t overlook him amongst the thrill of as we speak’s announcement. We hope to see Aux within the LEC sooner or later.
The LEC Summer time 2021 Season will get underway this Friday (June 11th) from 5pm BST on lolesports.com and the LEC Twitch channel.
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Dom is an award-winning author who graduated from Bournemouth College with a 2:1 diploma in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
A eager League of Legends and World of Warcraft participant, he has written for a variety of publications together with GamesTM, Nintendo Official Journal, trade publication MCV in addition to Riot Video games and others. He labored as head of content material for the British Esports Affiliation up till February 2021, when he stepped again to work full-time on Esports Information UK and as an esports marketing consultant serving to manufacturers and companies higher perceive the trade.