The LEC spot was reportedly bought from Misfits by Spanish organization Team Heretics

. Last update: July 27, 2022

The site reportedly sold for between $34-36 million, well below the rumored initial asking price of $40-50 million.

Initially reported by Eros, Misfits Gaming has become the newest LEC organization in the past few years Sell ​​their slot in the league. First Origen, then Schalke 04, now Misfits – Since 2019, many teams have been looking to empty their positions and welcome a new generation of organizations to the Tier 1 Championship in Europe.

Initial reports indicated that the main contenders for the position were Spain’s Team Heretics and France’s Karmine Corp – but a report by Alejandro ‘Anonimotum’ Gomis of Blix.gg now indicates that Karmine Corp is out of the competition. The report states that Misfits has been officially acquired by Team Heretics, and will enter LEC in 2023.

Who are the heretics team?

Founded in 2016, Team Heretics is a Spanish organization that includes teams in CS: GO, Call of Duty, Valorant and League of Legends.

After competing in La Liga second-division tournaments since 2017, the team finally entered the Super League at the start of 2022, finishing eighth in the spring, failing to qualify for the playoffs. They currently sit at number one with the Giants in the summer, qualifying for their EU Masters on July 21.

It’s important to note that the Blix report notes that heretics will only buy 80 percent of the Misfits site, which means the heretics may enter the league in a partnership with Misfits rather than an entirely separate organization.



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