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Riot Games lands new partners for League of Legends Series

Video game developer and esports event organiser Riot Games has secured two new partners for its League of Legends Championship Series (LCS).

Gaming seat manufacturer Secretlab has agreed a multi-year global partnership for the LCS in North America and the three premier global events – the Mid-Season Invitational, All-Star Event, and the World Championship, which in 2018 broke all esports viewership records with 99.6 million fans tuning in to watch the World Finals.

The LCS, which will be the first in the series of the events, resumed for its seventh year of competition on Saturday. Secretlab will also be the first global partner to sell the official chairs of LCS and League of Legends global esports events.

Meanwhile, gaming devices manufacturer Logitech G has joined the new League of Legends European Championship (LEC) as an official supplier for the 2019 Spring and Summer splits.

Logitech G will supply keyboards, mice and mousepads for the 2019 season, while the two parties will collaborate on a new range of officially-branded LEC hardware, to be released later in 2019.

Logitech G will also present a new broadcast segment, the Play by Play format. This allows fans to focus on key LEC plays.