Riot Games has announced its revised esports broadcasting schedule ahead of the 2023 League of Legends and Valorant seasons.
Game publisher Riot Games has announced its revised esports broadcasting schedule ahead of the 2023 League of Legends and Valorant seasons.Riot Games says the changes are aimed at creating a schedule that “matches audience preferences” and provide new opportunities to create “fresh content” over the course of the year.According to the company, after two years of supporting its eSports ecosystem, Riot Games has reviewed a variety of data to improve the viewing experience for fans. As a result, the start times for all Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) and League of Legends eSports leagues have changed.If you need more information about Riot Games Revamps LoL And Valorant Esports Broadcasting Schedule then read carefully and don’t forget to share with your friends.
After some rumors that the LCS might move to weekdays, Riot has confirmed that there will be some major scheduling changes in 2023.Instead of packing all of the week’s LCS and LEC games into a three-day span from Friday through Sunday, things are more spread out with their new schedule.And although the LPL and LCK won’t see sweeping changes like the major Western leagues, they have received some noticeable changes as well.
Starting with League of Legends, North America’s LCS will air on Thursdays and Fridays at 12 PM PT, while the LEC will air on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at 6 PM CET. Also, the start timings of CBLOL and LCK have been changed.For the Valorant Champions Tour, the Americas Circuit will take place every Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 12PM PT, with EMEA regions playing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 6PM CET. The Pacific Circuit shares the same day as the US with a start time of 6PM KST.
The publisher says that the change creates flexibility to ‘explore broadcast formats, enhance cross-regional storytelling and make it easier for co-streamers’, apart from improving the viewing experience for viewers.Riot Games also revealed that plans for LoL Esports and VCT for 2023 will come ‘in the coming days and weeks’.
Elsewhere, Riot Games recently inked a deal with technology company Amazon to host the RE/LOAD VALORANT community event at the end of the year. In November, the publisher also revealed plans to self-publish LoL and Teamfight Tactics in Southeast Asia starting in 2023.