Riot Games has announced that the co-streaming will be available for the first time for the next tournament Mid-Season Invitational (MSI). Specifically, more than 30 co-streamersrepresenting a wide variety of regions and languages, will be ready to participate virtually in the event.
These streamers and content creators will aim to provide fans with an additional point of view of MSI 2023, in addition to the main stream. More information about the chosen co-streamers will be revealed through the League of Legends Esports channels. In addition, professional teams will be able to do virtual co-streaming throughout the tournament.
As for all other content creators, the standard guidelines for them remain in place, this includes ensuring that during co-streams no MSI partner logos are hidden, removed or modified.
As the name suggests, the increasingly popular practice of co-streaming involves tournament organizers authorizing specific streamers to rebroadcast the event on their individual channels. Co-streaming has been a major topic of debate in the League of Legends community for several years, but leagues such as the LCS, the LCK and the LPL had already adopted this practice.
Earlier this year, Riot Games announced a partnership of. joint broadcasting partnership with KOI and Team Heretics. for the League of Legends EMEA Championship (LEC) Winter and Spring Splits 2023. Although this year’s Winter Split saw a decline in viewership during its opening week, the competition recorded the highest number of Spanish-speaking viewers in its history.
The Mid-Season Invitational is a League of Legends tournament held between the two season splits. This year, the top two teams will meet at the London, England, in the month of May. The tournament will have a prize purse of $250.000and the winners will get at least 20%. of the total. Riot Games has also announced a special bundle of in-game items and cosmetics that will boost the MSI prize pool.