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After six years within the EU LCS and LEC, Misfits have reportedly offered their slot for anyplace between $45-50 million.
In keeping with a report by former Esportmaniacos contributor Eros, Misfits Gaming are on brink of promoting their spot within the LEC. If confirmed, they may turn out to be the second group to promote a spot within the league following the switch of Schalke 04’s berth to Group BDS halfway by the 2021 Summer time cut up in a $31.5 million deal.
Eros mentions that neighborhood favourites Karmine Corp and Spanish behemoths Group Heretics are each within the operating to accumulate the spot. Nonetheless, Upcomer’s Brieuc Seeger later recommended that Karmine Corp aren’t, in truth, within the operating for the spot.
If Misfits do select to promote, they may depart the LEC on a reasonably common document. They’ve scraped into playoffs for the previous two splits in a row, earlier than which they intermittently certified for playoffs however usually didn’t make it any additional than the primary spherical earlier than elimination.
They reached their highest heights in 2017, the place they practically defeated SKT T1 within the semifinals of the 2017 World Championship. Regardless of finally dropping 2-3, they gained the hearts of the League neighborhood by placing up such a powerful struggle in opposition to a three-time world champion.
Who will take over the spot?
It’s unclear as to who will take over Misfits’ spot within the LEC. Followers have clamored for KCorp’s entrance into the League for the previous few years after their repeated successes within the LFL — however based on each Seeger and a cryptic tweet by Xavier Oswald, Managing Director of Enterprise & Technique at KCorp, the group is not going to be taking up from Misfits.
The opposite risk talked about by Eros is Group Heretics. As of but, Heretics have made no remark as to the veracity of the claims. Nonetheless, the Spanish group is already well-entrenched throughout the Riot Video games ecosystem, fielding groups in each League of Legends and Valorant.
Throughout an look on EsportManiacos’ speak present, Eros claimed that the buyout price for the slot was someplace between $45-50 million.