Over the last few weeks, many accounts of professional League of Legend players had issues with inflated MMR.
The reason for this was the imbalance due to the change in how the ranked system works, which has caused players to reach high ranks without having many wins.
This led to many users on Reddit, as well as on social networks, complaining about this, because the pro players accounts started from a higher rank, in addition to receiving too many PL compared to what other players normally receive.
Due to this, Riot announced today that all of these accounts created after January 7th will be deactivated, due to the fact that all accounts created after this date have the same problem.
Update on the riot granted accounts that we give to pros moving to new regions:— Mark Yetter (@MarkYetter) March 9, 2021
-The accounts made in 2021 had an MMR issue giving them unfair gains (too high) compared to the rest of the ladder. We're disabling these accounts and giving fresh ones (with correct MMR) pic.twitter.com/AwcPSMarSh
However, Riot has also worked on a fix, providing players with new accounts with a corrected MMR, to ensure game integrity in ranked queues.
1st and 2nd were coming soon.— Bugi (@yeopbugi) March 9, 2021
My riot account was taken away.
I'm going to grow a new accunt.
i'm sad pic.twitter.com/pLQ7Qcn06H
At the moment, some of these accounts have already begun to be delivered back to the players, while some have published their reactions to this decision.