After nearly 8 years together, Royal Never Quit is parting ways with its franchise League of Legends gamer Xiao. The decorated multi-position skill assisted usher in an era of both domestic and global dominance for the group, turning RNG into a constant hazard at global occasions during his substantial period with the organization.
Xiao will sign up with Weibo Video gaming for the 2023 professional League season, the company announced through Chinese social media app and namesake Weibo earlier today.
Together, Xiao and RNG won Leagues Mid-Season Invitational on three different celebrations, ending up being the only team in history to win the occasion three times. This year, RNG reached the top 8 at Worlds, marking the 5th time the group has done so because Hiatus arrival in 2015.
Weibo Video gaming found its most popular success as a company in 2020, when the team reached the finals of the League World Championship while competing under the Tuning banner. Ever since, Weibo has failed to receive a worldwide occasion, regardless of keeping a majority of the 2020 Worlds runners-up roster undamaged. This season, Weibo was knocked out of the LPL Summer Season Playoffs in the second round, completing eighth total in the league.
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Heading into next season, the team will look exceptionally different from it has in the past, with jungle Soft confirmed to be requiring time off from the competitive scene and bottom lane pair Jianfeng and ON leaving the group.
The 2023 LPL Spring Split has not been given an official start date at this time. Sometime during the second week of January would be reasonable, if history is any indication. Till then, the 2022 Dacia Cup, an all-Chinese preseason competition arranged beyond the LPL season, should tide fans over up until the regular season starts next month.