The “League of Legends” World Championship is anticipating an award-winning visitor this yr — Lil Nas X.
The “Old Town Road” artist announced Thursday the collaboration with Riot Games on Twitter, which is able to function a stay set efficiency on the “League Of Legends” Worlds Finals, also referred to as “Worlds,” on the Chase Center in San Francisco, California, on Nov. 5.
The Grammy-award winner can even be chargeable for creating his personal in-game “League” champion pores and skin for the greater than 117 million monthly players and followers within the widespread on-line sport’s universe.
Lil Nas X declared he “felt like it was time for me to try something new,” in a hilarious promo video.
“I’ve left my mark on pop culture in so many ways, and now it’s time to take on the world of gaming. I will be the greatest president of ‘League of Legends,’ of all time. Also, I’m going to make the best ‘Worlds’ anthem of all time and put on the biggest, coolest, sexiest ‘Worlds’ in the history of all ‘Worlds’!” the singer-rapper mentioned within the clip.
The 23-year-old’s latest single, “STAR WALKIN” is about to debut subsequent Thursday, forward of “Worlds” 2022, which kicks off on Sept. 29 in Mexico City.
The ”League of Legends” World Championship is an annual match hosted by Riot Games the place groups compete for the gaming champion title, the 70-pound Summoner’s Cup and a multi-million-dollar championship prize.
Ahead of his efficiency on the competitors, a “Prestige Empyrean K’Sante” pores and skin designed by Lil Nas X and the Los Angeles-based sport developer will probably be launched on Nov. 3, marking its first co-designed artist in-game collaboration.
“Lil Nas X is the most electrifying name in music, so when he showed up at our headquarters and told us that he wanted to be president of ‘League’ and join us throughout ‘Worlds,’ we of course said, ‘yes,’” mentioned Naz Aletaha, world head of “League” e-sports for Riot Games. “We’ve all been blown away by his vision, passion, and undeniable style, and we can’t wait to see what he brings to the ‘Worlds’ stage in San Francisco this November.”