Zedd Creates Ignite for 2016 League of Legends World Championship

Zedd Creates Ignite for 2016 League of Legends World Championship

Ladies and Gentleman, Rockers of all kind! The 2016 League of Legends World Championship Group Stage starts this Thursday, September 28th, 2016. Working in collaboration with Riot Games, performing artist Zedd created the Song Ignite for the 2016  League of Legends World Championship intro video.

The League of Legends World Championships is a global tournament where sixteen of the best League of Legends teams compete to be the number one team on the rift. Teams battle all year-long with the hopes of qualifying for the grand tournament. Teams from China, Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and other European nations will battle it out across the United States with the hope to be crowned the 2016 League of Legends World Champion. The 2016 League of Legends World Championship will take place in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.

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For the last three years, Riot Games has worked different artists around the world to create music for the League of Legends World Championship. In 2014, Imagine Dragons created the song “Warriors” for the League of Legends World Championship. The song has been a global success and was performed live in Seoul, Korea after the 2014 League of Legends World Championship. In 2015, the song Worlds Collide was created by Nicki Taylor but was not performed. For the 2016 League of Legends World Championship, performing artist Zedd has partnered with Riot Games to create the song “Ignite” for the 2016 League of Legends World Championship.

Each year at the League of Legends World Championship, the best League of Legends teams and players compete to leave their mark on League of Legends history. The video for “Ignite features five memorable moments in League of Legends history.  During the last four years, the idea of summoners has disappeared from League of Legends, but during the Ignite video ,the idea of summoners has returned with the top players around the world summoning champions to do things that mere humans are not physically capable of.

On the League of Legends website, Riot Games has created a page explaining the five key moments displayed in Zedd’s Ignite video. These five moments are just a few of the most memorable moments in League of Legends history, but they convey the emotions of players and participants around the world who witnessed the historic moments – Ignite Article.  Check out the five memorable replays:

The 2016 League of Legends World Championships starts September 29th. For the official schedule, check out the League of Legends Esports page. In honor to commemorate the start of the 2016 League of Legends World Championship, Championship Zed has been released while Championship Riven has been rereleased with other Championship and Team Skins. Here is a list of all the Championship and team skins available to purchase during the League of Legends World Championship. Skin List.

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At first, Zedd’s song Ignite seems forced but the lyrics do tie into the League of Legends World Championship feel. The animation in the video seems dated but bridges the link between worlds. Are you excited for the 2016 League of Legends World Championship? What team do you think will win this year’s World Championship at the Staples Center in Los Angeles?

Hardcore gaming enthusiast and a die-hard competitor. Former writer at Gamersbliss. When I am not playing music, sports or video games, I am spending time with loved ones. Hoping to one day travel the world while working in the video game industry.

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