Where to Watch LoL Esports

Posted on May 7, 2020 - Last Updated on August 27, 2021

Want to learn more about how and where to watch LoL Esports online? League of Legends is arguably the most popular game in the world. While at times other newly released games do temporarily take over the spot, League of Legends always manages to bounce back.

It is no wonder why the League of Legends Esports scene has seen growth year to year especially with the support of Riot’s large investment throughout regions across the world.

Live streams and replays

Fans can Watch LoL Esports endlessly, with various ongoing tournaments and matches always taking place throughout the year. In the event a live game is not available, VODs are always an option.

Given Riot’s ownership of broadcasting rights, only select partners are able to stream the matches.

1. LoL Esports Twitch TV (twitch.tv/riotgames)

As the world’s largest streaming platform, almost every competitive League of Legends match can be caught on Twitch.tv. Riot has had a long partnership with Twitch, the official “Riot Games” account having existed since 2013.

Given twitch’s continued dominance over the streaming space and dedicated users due to its ease to navigate interface, wide variety of streams and unique twitch chat & emotes, we can expect to watch LoL esports on twitch for the foreseeable future.

LoL Esports Twitch TV

2. Youtube LoL Esports Channel Live (youtube.com/user/LoLChampSeries)

Youtube is a giant household name, with far-reaching arms all across the globe being the largest video sharing platform in the world. Youtube live and Youtube gaming is expanding, as expected, Riot has also hopped in the bandwagon. The official “lolesports” channel primarily streams live matches from the LCS and LEC.

If you wish to watch lol esports VOD matches in full, the “LoL Esports VODs and Highlights” channel uploads all past matches/games from the four major leagues; LCS, LEC, LPL and LCK.

Youtube LoL Esports Live

3. Watch LoL Esports (watch.lolesports.com)

This is Riot’s official site for everything related to the League of Legends competitive scene. Fans will be able to watch lol esports, view scheduled dates & times for all matches, and access the standings for the various leagues all in one site. Regions covered by the site range from the; LCS, LEC, LCK, LPL, LCS Academy, OPL, TCL, CB LOL, LLA, LJL, along with global events like All-stars, MSI and Worlds.

Riot’s exclusive “Pro view” is only available through this site. This feature is exactly what it sounds like, users will be able to view matches through the point of view of their favourite player. This will allow players to develop as they are able to view, see and experience gameplay from a pro at the highest level of play. While “Pro view” requires paid access, proceeds directly supports the best lol teams within the league.

Where to watch LoL Esports

Riot also occasionally has watch LoL esports missions which can only be completed through the use of the official watch.lolesports.com page. To complete missions, players must enter the site, sign into their League of Legends / Riot account, and view the stream / VODs from there. Note, the mission will only complete after an extended period of time, tricking the system by clicking on a VOD for a few seconds will not work.

Betting Live while watching LoL Esports

There are numerous options available for fans to place their bet on for competitive League of Legends. All the major LoL betting sites will at the minimum host betting markets for the LCS, LEC, LPL, and LCK. However, many other sites also have options open for smaller markets like the OPL or TCS.

Betting and watching LoL esports goes hand in hand, and with the rising popularity of live betting, an increasing number of betting sites are integrating streams for their punters. Some sites such as Luckbox and GG.bet not only have live streams alongside odds for the best lol players to bet on, and watch lol esports, they have also integrated Twitch chat.

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