Face off in Berlin for the League of Legends craze

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30 million people around the world this weekend will connect to a game they are fanatical about, and that game is the League of Legends. Gamers who’re part of this phenomenon will face off in a championship finale in Berlin.

The game was introduced in 2009 by Riot Games, a U.S.-based video game developer. The event is expected to have more viewers tuning in, or connecting, than the turn out for the popular NBA (U.S. National Basketball League) finals. A comparison that shows just how popular the game has become.

CCTV America’s Jim Spellman reports.  

Face off in Berlin for the League of Legends craze

Face off in Berlin for the League of Legends craze

30 million people around the world this weekend will connect to a game they are fanatical about, and that game is the League of Legends. Gamers who're part of this phenomenon will face off in a championship finale in Berlin. The game was introduced in 2009 by Riot Games, a U.S.-based video game developer. The event is expected to have more viewers tuning in, or connecting, than the turn out for the popular NBA (U.S. National Basketball League) finals. A comparison that shows just how popular the game has become. CCTV America's Jim Spellman reports.