The subsequent episode of The Simpsons will ship Bart, Homer, and the remainder of the Simpsons clan to Korea for an esports-focused episode. Bart will full in a League of Legends-like sport within the episode titled “E My Sports activities.”
“As Bart begins to excel in online game competitions, Homer discovers a ardour for teaching him,” the episode’s official description reads. “Lisa makes an attempt to carry Homer again to actuality, however the plan causes chaos…”
Bart will really be taking part in a sport referred to as Battle of Enemies, in keeping with a tweet from The Simpsons author and showrunner Al Jean. However the writers reportedly tapped League of Legends creator Riot Video games for some assist in the present’s tackle esports. In line with esports author Rod Breslau, Riot’s esports division consulted with The Simpsons’ artistic group to create an “correct illustration of video video games within the episode.”
Primarily based on a promotional nonetheless from the episode, through which Bart has acquired a legit gaming chair and an unkempt wisp of a mustache, Riot and The Simpsons’ writers pulled off that accuracy.
Bart will compete alongside his classmates Nelson Muntz and Martin Prince, in addition to Sophie Krustofsky, daughter of Krusty the Clown, within the new episode.
“E My Sports activities”, episode 17 of The Simpsons’ thirtieth season, will air on Sunday, March 17, at 8 p.m. on Fox. Visitor stars embrace Natasha Lyonne as Sophie and Ken Jeong as a Korean monk.