American Video Game developer Riot Games recently promoted Michael Sherman as the new Global Head of Esports for Teamfight Tactics, Legends of Runeterra, and the upcoming Project L. Sherman has been an Employee of Riot Games since 2014. He started his career with the League of Legends collegiate program and managed the advertising and marketing communications of LCS later in 2020.
In his latest Twitter post, Sherman revealed his excitement about his extreme passion for building Esports alongside the community.
Riot Games plans to focus on unique esports strategies of Teamfight Tactics, LoR, and Project L
For now, Micheal Sherman’s primary focus would lay upon TFT esports because of the fast progression and major improvements in the game. He also mentioned in one of his Twitter posts that he is going to focus on TFT first. The Set Seven TFT esports Roadmap included a huge number of improvements for NA, EMEA, and OCE. It highlighted major system improvements from additional qualifiers to a consistent point system.
Furthermore, Riot Games has recently exposed its plans for TFT esports by adding some more tournaments and teams with larger prize pools through October 2022. Provided that each of the three games possesses distinct genres – auto battlers, collectible card video games, and fighting video games.
Sherman will have to take the responsibility of creating unique esports strategies so that it caters to the taste of each audience. He will ramp up through TFT first and might get to work on Project L in the future. Although many details about Project L have yet not been revealed by Riot Games, it is expected that it won’t be released until 2023 at the earliest. Sherman didn’t mention how much focus will Legends of Runeterra get.
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