The very best teams from the Spring Split will meet again at the Mid-Season Invitational 2018, one of the most important Riot Games events. Popular MSI is just around the corner and if you’re planning to witness all the action live, the good news is that tickets will go on sale in a few days. As you already know, it’s important to be quick as these tickets are sold out fast and you don’t want to miss your chance of going to MSI event. Scroll down for ticket info.
Mid-Season Invitational 2018 FAQ
When will tickets go on sale?
Not all tickets will go on sale at the same time, release date depends on the stage of the tournament. For example, tickets for play-in and group stages will go on sale on Thursday, April 5, at 5 PM CEST. On the other hand, for knockout stage (semifinals and finals) tickets will be released in two waves:
- Wave I – Friday, April 6 at 5 PM CEST
- Wave II – Friday, April 13 at 5 PM CEST
Where to purchase tickets?
Unlike previous tournaments where all tickets were available on the same website, this year it is not the case. The 2018 MSI tickets for play-in and group stages were will available exclusively on Eventbrite. The site is available in both English and German. That said, tickets for group stages will be released through Ticketmaster and this site is available in English and French. Your location doesn’t really matter, you can purchase your MSI tickets regardless of where you live if you want to witness all the amazing battles in the arena.
How much will tickets cost?
Similarly to all events hosted by Riot Games, tickets will be reasonably priced this time as well. Prices vary based on the competition stage and place in the studio. Check all the prices below:
- Play-in stage EU LCS Studio in Berlin – €20
- Group stage EU LCS Studio in Berlin – €25
The knockout stage at Zenith Arena in Paris
- Semifinals (Friday and Saturday)
- Tier 1 (floor seats) – €40
- Tier 2 – €30
- Tier 3 – €20
- Finals (Sunday)
- Tier 1 – €45
- Tier 2 – €35
- Tier 3 – €25
It’s important to mention that the above-mentioned prices include taxes so there are no additional expenses. If you choose to have the tickets mailed to you, shipping costs will apply, of course. A single transaction can include up to 4 tickets, regardless of the MSI tournament stage.
Do I need an account on Eventbrite/Ticketmaster to buy tickets?
This is a common question among persons who have never used these platforms to buy tickets for some events. Yes, you do need to set up an account in order to buy tickets. The process is easy, you can create an account in a few minutes without providing too much information. Just regular info such as name, email address, payment method are necessary.
When will MSI be held?
The 2018 Mid-Season Invitational will take place at two different locations this year. Play-in and group stages will be held in Berlin, Germany on the following dates: May 3-6, 8-9, and 11-15. Knockout stages will take place in Paris, France on May 18-20.
The first major League of Legends event in 2018, Mid-Season Invitational, is just around the corner. The event will take place in two cities, two countries and tickets are going to be available for purchase in a few days. If you’ve always wanted to visit one such event, don’t wait – head to Eventbrite/Ticketmaster on the above-mentioned released days and buy your tickets. Stay tuned for more info about this event.