And if history taught us anything, they won’t be for very long. Tickets for the first stage of League of Legends World Championship 2018 will be going on sale in just a few hours.
This year League of Legends will be returning to the world capital of esports, South Korea, for the most important tournament of the year. After one month of intense competition, a new world champion will be crowned.
Worlds will begin on the 1st of October with a Play-in phase, where champions of the wildcard regions will battle it out against the runner-ups from Europe, China, North America, and Taiwan. Out of twelve teams entering the play-in, only four will be moving to the next stage.
The tickets for the first stage of League of Legends World Championship 2018 will go on sale at 7 am CEST on Tuesday, 21st of August. A single ticket will cost 10,000 Korean won (roughly 7.79 EUR, or $8.93 USD) and will be valid for a whole day.
The play-in phase will be taking place at the LoL PARK, Gran Seoul, and has a very limited capacity of 450 spectators.
The group stages and the quarter-finals will be moving to Busan, the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center. More than 4,000 fans will be able to enjoy the games in the venue and support their favorite teams. Tickets for the group stage will go on sale at the same time, only a week later, on the 28th of August.
Every week will see the next stage tickets going on sale, with the quarter-finals on 4th of September and semi-finals on the 11th.
Group stage tickets will have a base price of 12,000 won (9.35 euro, $10.71 USD) for the Silver package, and 18,000 (14.02 euro, $16.07 USD) won for the Gold. The prices for the quarter-finals will go up to 18,000 and 25,000 won (19.47 euro, $22.32 USD), respectively.
Semi-finals, which will take place at the Gwangju Women’s University Universiade Gymnasium, will cost 20,000, 30,000, and 42,000 won, for Silver, Gold, and Platinum tickets, respectively.
Tickets for the Worlds 2018 Grand Final will go on sale 25th of September, and their price is yet to be announced. League of Legends 2018 World Championship finals will be taking place at the Incheon Munhak Stadium and will be seating more than 50,000 League of Legends fans to experience the final game of the season.
All the tickets will be sold through the Korean ticket platform Interpark. The platform supports English, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese languages. Buyers from outside Korea will have to pay a 2,000 won handling fee.