League of Legends’ greatest stars flip into anime heroes in Worlds 2021 music video
Yearly forward of the League of Legends World Championship, developer Riot tries to get everybody excited with a brand new tune. This yr’s anthem is named “Burn It All Down” from American band Pvris, and it positively matches into the custom of music to get gamers amped up. Nevertheless it additionally comes with a bonus: a music video that turns a few of the recreation’s greatest gamers into anime heroes. (Journalist Ashley Kang has a fantastic thread detailing who’s who.) It’s the type of brief that makes you need a full League esports anime, and it even transitions to a 3D artwork model on the finish, in a nod to the upcoming Netflix collection Arcane.
This yr’s iteration of Worlds will happen in Iceland beginning October fifth; it was initially slated for China however was pressured to maneuver because of pandemic-related restrictions. Even for those who aren’t into aggressive League, it’s normally price tuning in for a bit to see the technical wizardry on show. Final yr featured a digital stage constructed utilizing the identical tech behind The Mandalorian, and previous opening ceremonies have showcased concert events utilizing holograms and augmented actuality.