News on League of Legends - Best Player of 2021, Project Wild Rift

3 January 2022

League of Legends news

The year 2021 is over, which means that we can take stock of one of the most popular disciplines - League of Legends. What were the latest updates of the game, who became the best player of the year and other details - read this article.

Best player and commentator of 2021

Traditionally, at the end of 2021, the resource readers took part in the voting for the best commentator and player in League of Legends.

The Black Star Gaming support team Maksim Jestkui Max Filipenko was voted best player. He received 39% of the total number of votes. It should be noted that Kirill AHaHaCiK Skvortsov came in second place with a small margin - he received 25% of all votes. Third place went to Vladislav BOSS Fomin, who received 13% of the votes. Other top 5 players are Andrei Argonavt Yakovlev and Nikita Griffon Gudkov, who received 10% and 9% of votes respectively.

The website also voted for the best LoL commentator of 2021. As a result, it was Yuri Flash Shilenkov, who received 34% of the total number of votes. Fayik Shorty Aliyev took second place with 26%, and Dmitry ZachQ Kulkin came in third with 19%. Artem Starky Starkov and Pavel Rillion Shabalin, who received 11% of users' votes, were also in the top five casters.

Wild Rift New Year Project for LoL

Riot Game studio made the fans of their product a real New Year's present. This was a special Project for League of Legends: Wild Rift, which allows players to test new images for the heroes, use stylish accessories and perform various themed tasks.

This project began on December 29, 2021 and will run until January 12, 2022. At the same time new tasks will appear every day - notifications about them appear in the "Events" section. It should be noted that two tasks can be active at the same time, after completing which access to new tasks is automatically activated. In case the user fails before the beginning of the next day, a timer will appear on the screen to help control the remaining time.

Of the rewards, League of Legends players can get additional reality, the chest with the image Project pose, reality disruptor and other bonuses, depending on the experience gained.

LoL World Championship - the most watched tournament in 2021

The other day, analytics site Esports Charts published statistics on the most viewed tournaments in cyber sports disciplines for the year 2021.

According to these figures, the first position of the ranking was World Championship League of Legends - the event has set a world record, because viewers watched the action over 174.8 million hours.

However, the second place went to The International 10, which, in turn, fans watched for 107.2 million hours. And in fourth place was a tournament LoL PGL Major Stockholm 2021 - the total number of its views reached 71.26 million hours.

It is worth noting that during the year 2021 the number of hours spent on watching Twitch has increased by 45% - 24 million hours of watching the streams on this platform.

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