Online reality TV show LoL THE NEXT is soon to debut on the official YouTube and Twitch channels on August 2 at 3:30 p.m. Korea Standard Time or 2:30 p.m. Philippine Standard Time.
LoL: THE NEXT serves as the team recruitment process for the renowned video game League of Legends, which is run by Korea’s top tier League of Legends competition, the LCK.
Through LCK, 100 gamers can have a chance to be part of the mix for the 50,000 South Korean won prize ($42,000, P2 million) and the opportunity to learn from the team.
Only 10 will be selected for coaching by four Korean pros or ex-pros — Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan and Heo “PawN” Won-seok for one team of five, Kim “PraY” Jong-in and Jang “MaRin” Gyeong-hwan for the other.
Recent iterations of the event have taken place in October, but the details of 2020’s World Championship, which is supposed to take place in Shanghai, China, is yet to be confirmed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.