The title song for Worlds 2022 Star Walkin’, has been officially launched to the LoL community. Riot has hidden many interesting details, surprising fans in the MV.
After a long wait, the official song of Worlds 2022 performed by star Lil Nas X has officially debuted to the LoL community. As usual every year, the professional players of the teams participating in Worlds are chosen as the main “material” for the visual part of the song.
MV Star Walkin’
Star Walkin’ has 4 representative players including: TL CoreJJ, GEN Chovy, EDG Meiko, FNC Humanoid (Players selected very early in the year according to information from Renato Perdigão – Video Producer of the LEC). The main setting of Star Walkin’ takes place in the city of San Francisco, where this year’s finals will take place. Throughout the clip content, viewers will be able to witness the highlights of the city of San Francisco with the players at the center of each frame. Here, Game4V will list the “easter eggs” that Riot “hidden” in the Star Walkin’ MV:
The first is the image of Meiko’s EDG Meiko World Championship 2021 ring right from the 6th second of the MV Star Walkin’. Following 4 players TL CoreJJ, GEN Chovy, EDG Meiko, FNC Humanoid standing with the product of tournament sponsor Mercedes on the famous landmark Golden Gate Bridge – This is also one of the famous logos of the city of San Francisco.
The 14th second of the MV is when the VCS logo of the Vietnam region appears next to other competitors at Worlds, all logos are printed on the road, in the center of the logo of the Worlds host area – LCS. Particularly, the LJL (Japan) area is “placed” to appear on the rooftop of a nearby house.
At the 25th second of the MV, fans appear wearing shirts of their top favorite players, including those of “Demon King” Faker, G2 Jankos, G2 Caps, T1 Gumayusi. The MV transitions through the image of TL CoreJJ walking and drinking coffee, with the words Eunji written on the coffee cup – CoreJJ’s wife’s name. Team Liquid’s support continues in the next scene between their fans, in which we can see them holding a sign that says “Everyone else is trash”. are all garbage) – This is the famous saying of the LCS legend DoubleLift when commenting on his opponents in the same role in the old LCS.
The left side of CoreJJ has a fan holding a ruler in his hand – Reminiscent of Ruler his teammate who won the World Championship with him in 2017, CoreJJ continues to raise 2 fingers to show the 2 LCS titles he has Okay.
The next “easter eggs” come from the LEC, at 0:38 we can see two Fnatic fans smiling brightly for a photo, one of which is wearing a t-shirt that reads ‘ Uma Noid’ is reminiscent of the Uma Jan account that Perkz uses for ratings. In the frame now in the distance, there is an image of a child cosplaying the champion Twisted Fate – This is the champion that has become famous with FNC Humanoid in the period of 2021. Opposite the boy are 3 fans wearing sunglasses. , symbolizing the celebration of MAD team members. G2 Esports League of Legends general manager Romain Bigeard also appeared in the MV with the familiar unicorn horn hat image at 0:41 seconds.
The LPL area was revealed shortly after with the image of EDG Meiko as the main character, now he stood among the fans at 0:49, including a fan holding the sign “Crazy is our game”. is our way of playing) – Slogan of LPL. Standing next to Meiko is a fan wearing a 777 – This number represents the legend of Clearlove, because in 2017 he decided to change his nickname to Clearlove7 to celebrate his 7 seasons as a professional (2012-2017). ). To the left of Meiko is a girl with cat ears, symbolizing EDG Support’s love for cats.
There is a very nice detail at the 1:26 minute of the MV, the wall at this scene has many painted details, but the most notable is the words “Where were you when the west rose up” (You where was when the West rose) – This quote refers to the MSI 2019 when the final took place with 2 representatives of the LCS and LEC (Team Liquid vs G2 Esports).
The next scenes of the MV are when Riot introduces new mechanical skins that will appear in Worlds 12.18 update including: Twisted Fate, Azir, Thresh and Rell. From the 2:21 minute mark, Riot honors Meiko with the legendary Support image appearing in the middle of the poster with decorative patterns, in which the number 7000 represents the number of lives Meiko helped to defeat. defeated in the professional arena, and the number 400 represents the number of victories of this player.
Similar to Meiko, Riot also honors Chovy with the words “woo mi cho” (Woo = Woori = ‘Our’ in Korean, mi = Mid, cho = Chovy) – Put together we have “Our Mid Chovy” (Our Korean mid laner Chovy). In addition, the phrase “mi cho” if ordered separately also means ‘makes me crazy’ (Makes us crazy) – Praising GEN’s mid laner for the performances that made fans satisfied.
The posters near the end of the MV all have the names of the champions named after the player’s native language, for example: Twisted Fate is set to Karetní mitr (Czech name), Czech Republic is also the nationality by FNC Humanoid.
Referring to Twisted Fate, this champion is quite favored during the Star Walkin’ MV, because at the 2:12 minute – Riot has devoted a whole frame to honor the Bilgewater hometown of the God of Cards. In the scene, there are 3 boats, respectively painted: New Destiny – Changing Fate (Graves’s passive), Surging Tides – Waking up (Nami’s passive) and The Dreadway Gangplank’s battleship.
MV Star Walkin’ of Worlds 2022 is an investment MV in both image, sound, and hidden stories that Riot wants to convey. However, the melody of the song is considered by many fans to not be explosive enough for an event like Worlds, they hope in future remixes to make Star Walkin’ more perfect.
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