Chalk this up to another post-pandemic return to normalcy. And that’s a good thing – regardless of whether you’re a gamer.
If you are, you’ll likely be excited to learn the first live fan-attended League of Legends event is coming to the Prudential Center in Newark, Aug. 28-29.
The LCS Championship delivered by Grubhub will be a two-day event featuring the best U.S.-based teams in League of Legends – considered esports most popular gaming title. It will be the first League of Legends event with fans in 17 months.
Single-day and two-day tickets are available here.
Before the matches begin each day, the LCS will be hosting an outdoor pre-game Fan Fest experience for ticket holders. Held in Championship Plaza and along Mulberry Street, fans can expect food, games and merchandise from LCS teams and partners.
Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Devils and manages Prudential Center, does have a League of Legends team (Dignitas). It has not yet been determined if they have qualified to be in the event.
Prudential Center officials said they encourage all ticket-holders to make plans for vaccination against COVID-19 before coming to the event. By purchasing a ticket, fans also agree to comply with all federal, state and local health and safety protocols when attending the event.