Start of 2021 PCS Spring Split delayed due to tightening COVID-19 guidelines|Dot Esports
Fans of the PCS will have to wait another 2 weeks to see their preferred gamers square off.
Riot Games Southeast Asia revealed last night that the 2021 Spring Split of the Pacific Champion Series (PCS) will be held off up until Feb. 19 due to the increasing strictness of COVID-19 regulations and procedures across the region.
The PCS’ English team said this choice is “in the interest of the well being and safety for our gamers and personnel.” “Our teams in the area have been strictly observing the requireds of regional authorities, however, strict travel limitations and local lockdowns implemented to reduce the spread of the virus have actually caused the season postponement,” the PCS stated.
The PCS generally operates as a purely online league. Organizations in the championship are based in various nations all over the area. So with each nation implementing various flight restrictions and lockdown procedures, the PCS is understandably having a hard time to develop a consistent and trusted schedule at the moment.
Beyond the travel constraints, nevertheless, the PCS has actually likewise failed to share the full list of League of Legends teams that will complete in its upcoming Spring Split or any of the lineups for the squads that are verified. Among the league’s best teams from last year, ahq eSports Club, isn’t going back to the PCS in 2021– and there’s no information yet on who will change them.
Barring any further misery for the league, the 2021 PCS Spring Split will now start on Feb. 19, relaying each and every match on the league’s Twitch channel.