Red Bull Solo Q will be a one-vs-one tournament where amateur players can showcase their individual skill and don’t have to rely on the performance of their teammates.
Red Bull Solo Q is a global event that’s now expanding into the U.S. and Canada. Players from eligible regions can participate in open qualifiers during the month of August. Every amateur will have the opportunity to face off in the top lane of Summoner’s Rift and show off their mechanics. The best players will have the opportunity to secure a spot in the U.S. or Canada finals and take home prizes, including the Red Bull Trophy.
The rules for winning the one-vs-one brawl are:
- Draw first blood against your opponent.Destroy the opposing outer turret.Achieve a 100-minion creep score first.
Red Bull also announced that it’ll be releasing new special Solo Q cans that feature League champions Conqueror Alistar and Yasuo. Fans will be able to purchase them at participating retailers nationwide for a limited time while supplies last.
The Solo Q can will include a special code that can be used starting Aug. 31 to unlock leaderboard access for Solo Q, a unique Summoner Icon (limited to one per person), and other unannounced perks.
Red Bull, the official energy drink sponsor of the LCS, started a new content series on Twitch focused on the strategy and analytics of “off-meta” team compositions in League of Legends. Titled “Metamorphosis,” the series will feature League personalities including Ovilee May, KayPea, Trick2G, BunnyFuFuu, and Hai. They’ll be working in tandem with viewers to come up with unique compositions and character builds and then they’ll test them out.
“Through Metamorphosis, Red Bull’s once again proving themselves a beloved part of the LCS community by finding fun new ways for players and fans to experience League of Legends,” said Matt Archambault, Riot Games’ head of NA esports partnerships. “The series brings a whole new energy to League of Legends that all players can enjoy, whether they’re casual or competitive, and we can’t wait to see the crazy compositions that players throw onto the Rift.”