KOI is about to make a great category jump in the competitive League of Legends. According to the latest information, the team founded by Ibai Llanos and Gerard Piqué has closed a verbal agreement with Rogue to buy its place in the maximum competition Europe of the Moba de Riot Games. In this way, the organization would make a hole in LEC sharing league with equipment like FNATIC , G2 eSports or also the Spanish Team Heretics that recently bought the Misfits Gaming Square for an amount in around 40 million euros.
All the details of the agreement between Koi and Rogue
The details of the agreement are still an unknown. However, the information points to the possibility of a partial sale of the Plaza de Lec . In recent months, Rogue would have been negotiating with a good number of teams to reach such an agreement. The American organization was close to reaching an agreement with Karmine Corp according to which the French team would pay up to 20 million euros for taking 40% of the rights. As it has transcended, the agreement with Koi would be more beneficial for all the parties involved.
The acquisition of the rights of the Rogue Square by Koi would still be aware that a few fringes are resolved. However, the agreement between parties is already taken for granted and Riot Games is expected to admit in the maximum competition of League of Legends to the teams, approve the club founded by Ibai Llanos. In this sense, The most difficult decisions would already be directed : newcomers will keep part of the Rogue structure and will take care of a filial team that will compete in the Spanish League. It is unknown until now if they will only with the name of Koi or as Koi Rogue.
If the movement was confirmed, Koi would have taken in a year the step that dozens of organizations focused on League of Legends have tried throughout the last five years. The LEC is a closed competition that can only be accessed through an agreement with the clubs that are already in it and the competition is voracious. Great news for the team founded by Ibai Llanos and also for a competition that over the last months stopped its permanent promotion in terms of spectators due, among other situations, to the lack of interest generated by some teams.