Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 Will Feature a $500,000 USD Prize Pool

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Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 Will Feature a $500,000 USD Prize Pool

The first ever League of Legends: Wild Rift esports season draws near!

John Dave Rossel
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The Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 will feature ten teams competing for the lion's share of the $500,000 USD prize pool.
The event will kick off on 13th Nov 2021.
The Wild RIft Horizon Cup 2021 will serve as a warm-up pre-season event before the official launch for the first season of the Wild Rift esports scene next year.

More details regarding the League of Legends: Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 have been revealed. The tournament will feature a prize pool of $500,000 USD. It will be the first-ever global esports event for Wild Rift. Ten of the best teams from around the world will be competing in the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 which will kick off on 3rd November as an offline esports event. With support from the Singapore Tourism Board, the event will be held at a popular location in Singapore. The Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 will serve as a warm-up pre-season event before the official launch for the first season of the Wild Rift esports scene next year.

Wild Rift’s first international tournament revealed

As a sort of warm-up event before the upcoming world championship, the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 features the teams who will also be participating in the upcoming Wild Rift World Championship 2021.

Regional qualifiers for some regions are still ongoing with five teams already revealed to participate in the international event. To make things even more interesting, the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 will also be held offline in Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Here are the teams which have qualified for the event so far;

China

  • Wild Rift Spark Invitational 2021 - Da Kun Gaming

  • Wild Rift League - TBD

Korea

Southeast Asia

  • Wild Rift SEA Championship 2021 - TBD

  • Wild Rift SEA Championship 2021 - TBD

Europe

  • Wild Rift Origin Series - Team Queso

North America

  • Wild Rift Summoner Series - TBD

Japan

Brazil

  • Wild Tour - TBD

South America

  • Lolcito Salvaje Abierto - eBRO Gaming

The Future of Wild Rift Esports

Leo Faria, the global head of Wild Rift esports, revealed that this is only the preseason for the esports scene of Riot Games’ mobile MOBA title. The first official season of Wild Rift’s competitive scene will kick off next year, leading to a world championship.

“We’re working hard for Season One kick-off and I cannot wait to share more details with you later this year,” stated Faria.

It will be interesting to hear what Riot Games has planned with regards to Wild Rift’s esports scene and what more is on the horizon for the mobile MOBA title.

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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.