Responding to Korean media, a representative of Riot Games emphasized that they have no plans to issue an amnesty for Zeros in the near future.
After Garena officially parted ways with the Vietnam League of Legends and ended the 10-year journey of companionship, the Vietnamese eSports village is promising to expect huge changes in the near future. And one of the most talked about topics by fans is the one related to the Global ban case of player Pham “Zeros” Minh Loc.
The main argument that a part of Vietnamese LoL fans makes is that in the event that Garena stops cooperating with Riot, it is likely that the penalties that this NPH give will also be invalidated, among them there is a sentence. Zeros penalty. However, as analyzed in some previous articles, all penalties related to League of Legends players and tournaments, regardless of region, must be approved by Riot. In other words, Zeros’ “global ban” sentence was given by Riot Games themselves, and Garena only played a consulting role.
Not only Vietnamese fans, the international gaming community also expressed special interest in this issue. Anyway, the case of Zeros can also be considered a rare and unique event in the history of eSports in the world, so it is not strange for the foreign community to be curious. Recently, FOMOS Korea had a short conversation with a representative of Riot Games about Zeros’ punishment, and the representative of the game company’s spokesperson gave the following answer to Korean media:
“We have had many consultations with the regional tournament management team (VCS), and have come to the conclusion that Zeros will still be banned from all future tournaments that Riot Games organizes, we I have no plans to change this penalty, even if the game publisher has been replaced.”
This answer also means that there will not be any amnesty, at least for the foreseeable future, and Zeros will still be absent from the professional arena of League of Legends indefinitely, even if The new NPH of League of Legends is VNG, VTC or any other name.
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