On Wednesday we told you all about the LEC’s newest partnership with NEOM. By Wednesday night the deal had already been struck down. In a statement the LEC said, “As a company and as a league, we know that it’s important to recognize when we make mistakes and quickly work to correct them…” The full statement can be found here.
As a follow up to this story, it seems that it wasn’t just LEC casters and the community at large who were upset. Team owners also shared their frustrations with the partnership with Riot, but according to a report from Jacob Wolf at ESPN, team owners had no power to stop the league from entering into the deal.
Have you ever wondered why there isn’t a Splinter Cell anime? Well, you don’t have to anymore. Netflix and Ubisoft are partnering to bring an anime series adaption of the Splinter Cell games to the streaming service. Derek Kolstad, best known for his work writing the “John Wick” film franchise, will serve as writer and executive producer on the series. According to sources, the series has received a two-season, 16 episode order from Netflix. Joe Otterson at Variety has the full story.