Riot Games Collaborates With a K-Pop Group for the Wild Rift SEA Championships 2021

Cover-Credits: 

Riot Games

Riot Games Collaborates With a K-Pop Group for Wild Rift SEA Championships 2021

John Dave Rossel
Updated On: 
Highlights
Riot Games is collaborating with a K-pop idol group for the Wild Rift SEA Championship 2021 grand finals.
Wild Rift fans speculate that this is the K-pop group known as Aespa.
Riot Games is yet to reveal any information about the K-pop group.

The grand finals of the League of Legends: Wild Rift Southeast Asia (SEA) Championships 2021 will definitely be an exciting event as Riot Games will collaborate with a mysterious Korean Pop (K-Pop) group. The grand finals of the event will be held on 3rd October 2021. Riot Games is yet to reveal any information about the K-pop group other than a teaser image revealing four silhouettes with a background that reads “Unleash Greatness”. Wild Rift fans speculate that this is the K-pop group known as Aespa. However, fans will not know for sure up until the grand finals of the Wild Rift SEA Championships 2021.

A K-pop group will be performing in the Wild Rift SEA Championships 2021 grand finals

The Wild Rift SEA Championships 2021 is currently in its group stage where six top-tier teams from different regions compete for a slot in the playoffs. As the event draws close to the next phase, Riot Games announced something big for the grand finals of the event.

According to a post from the official social media handles of Wild Rift, the upcoming grand finals of the Wild Rift SEA Championships 2021 will feature a grand performance by a mysterious K-pop group. The name of the K-pop group is yet to be announced. However, fans have begun speculating on who might be the K-pop group that is showcased in the image.

According to the fans, it may be the fresh new group named Aespa which debuted last in November 2020. As seen in the two images, one is from Riot Games whereas the other one is the K-pop group’s promotional poster.

Riot Games stated that the K-pop group will be performing in the upcoming grand finals of the Wild Rift SEA Championships 2021 which is scheduled to kick off on 3rd Oct 2021.

The pose highly resembles the image by Riot Games.

Aespa

Riot Games is yet to confirm this so the information should be taken with a grain of salt.

What is the K-pop group Aespa?

Aespa is a Korean girl idol group that debuted last year with its first album “Black Mamba.” The group is backed by SM Entertainment, the same label company behind some of the biggest K-pop groups such as Super Junior, Girls Generation, EXO, NCT, and Red Velvet. The official Instagram page of Aespa is currently at 5.2 million followers with over three million listeners on its Spotify albums.

The members are Yu Ji Min, Uchinaga Aeri, Kim Min Jeong, and Ning Yizhuo.

Aespa K-pop Group

Aespa

Considering how influential K-pop is in the SEA region, it is no surprise that Riot Games will be collaborating with an idol group to provide fans with high-quality entertainment alongside the action-packed matches that the esports scene provides.

Published On: 

John is a mobile esports writer for AFK Gaming that specializes in Wild Rift and Mobile Legends, whilst also maintaining an overview of the Free Fire, COD Mobile and PUBG Mobile esports scenes.