Players, Award-Winning LCS Mockumentary Series Now Free On YouTube
The LCS has been a major part of the eSports scene for the past few years. They have played host to top-tier professional players and pro-teams, but who are these people? What do they go through on and off the stage? The award-winning series, Players: Inside the League, is answering these questions and more as it takes you into the lives of an entire team.
While it's not been confirmed yet, the end of the very first season (no spoilers below, don't worry) does unlock for a potential season 2.
In celebration of the programs Esports Web content Series of the Year award win at the Esports Awards, the shows initially period in its totality will certainly be cost-free to watch on the Esports YouTube network for the following month. Fans will certainly be able to view all 10 episodes absolutely free, as well as each episode is about half an hour.
For those that have been avoiding the Organization of Legends esports-inspired mockumentary series Gamers in support of various other titles in their large streaming stockpile, or those who've been struggling to justify the cost of a Paramount Plus membership, the moment has ultimately gotten here.
The show was obtained extremely positively by both doubters and also the wider audience. It has a 94-percent critic score on Rotten Tomatoes as well as an 80-critic rating on Metacritic, with an 84-percent target market ranking and also 7.4 (out of 10) audience rating on each website.
The program was produced by writer/director duo Dan Perrault and Tony Agenda, the 2 behind the seriously acclaimed American Vandal collection on Netflix, one more mockumentary collection that parodied real criminal activity docudramas.
The shows creators, Trouble Games, as well as CBS Studios all joined pressures to develop the Athletes series, a parody of sports docudramas that comply with Fugitive Pc gaming, an imaginary LCS group led by expert celebrity player Creemcheese who's seeking to lastly win an evasive champion. The series is heavily inspired by sports documentary series like The Last Dance, Cheer, as well as Formula 1: Drive to Endure.
One of the much more daunting challenges of the program was depicting esports and also League to a bigger audience that didn't understand the video game, and also for that, the creators took a look at acclaimed Netflix series The Queen's Gambit Gambit as an example. The creators additionally brought in League neighborhood members and ran scripts by the Riot production team to make sure whatever was accurate.