Korean media broke the news that MSI 2024 will be held in Chengdu, China, but Riot Games said it could not confirm it.

Korean media broke the news that MSI 2024 will be held in Chengdu, China, but Riot Games said it could not confirm it.

News on October 24th Korean media NEWS1 broke the news that 2024 MSI will be held in Chengdu, China. The specific content of the original text is translated as follows:

On the 24th, according to industry insiders, the international e-sports competition MSI (2024MSI) for League of Legends developed by Riot Games will be held in Chengdu, China. This is the first MSI held in mainland China after eight years since the MSI was held in Shanghai, China in 2016.

The Chinese government stated in 2020 that it would build Chengdu, located in Sichuan Province, into an e-sports cultural city. At that time, the “2019 Sichuan E-sports Industry Research Report” released by the Sichuan Provincial E-sports Association mentioned that the scale of the e-sports industry in Chengdu, Sichuan Province reached 18 billion yuan (approximately 3.1 trillion won), and the number of players reached 4,000 Thousands of names.

In this regard, a person related to Riot Games said: It is impossible to confirm.