In case anyone was looking for motivation to get involved in League of Legends' second season of competition, Riot Games has just presented five million convincing arguments in the form of the largest prize pool in eGaming history.

The Defense of the Ancients-inspired arena battles of League of Legends will definitely heat up in the game's second season this fall, now that players know how much money they stand to win by being better than everyone else playing the game. With 1.4 million players logging into the game on a daily basis, and Major League Gaming, the Electronic Sports League, and the World Cyber Games all selecting League of Legends as an official title, let's just say getting your hands on a portion of that pool is going to take a lot of work.

"Season One of League of Legends was a resounding success, with over 1.7 million viewers tuning in to our first-ever championships," said Marc Merrill, president of Riot Games and executive producer on League of Legends. "The competitive scene in League of Legends has grown like wildfire, and the five million dollars in prize money on the line is a testament to how massive the scene has become and is just the first glimpse of what our players have in store for the upcoming season!"

Hit up the link below to toss your hat into the ring, or just play casually and reward yourself for winning with snacks.

League of Legends [Official Website]

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