The update is pretty huge here in the top lane for such a team that holds high hopes before going into the Summer Split. The former Royal Never Give Up top laner Langx joins LGD for LPL’s 2020 Summer Split.
Having joined the RNG almost a year ago to this date, Xie ‘Langx’ Zhen-Ying is now heading to LGD as the League of Legends team’s brand new starting top laner for the scheduled Summer Split, as announced by the organizers.
Langx had begun his LPL career back in the year of 2016 with a newly-created Suning team. Having played with the team for three long years on that roster, he was given the opportunity to join RNG. In his first split on the starting roster, he made it to the finals of the LPL’s Summer Split playoff series.
In that same year, Langx had appeared for the first appearance in front of the world with RNG. Despite getting dropped out of the competition in the group stage, this top laner of the RNG was rock solid for his team and helped them through some rough matches and was able to portray his skills and immense potential to the global audience.
In the year 2020, Langx played in 38 games for RNG as the starting top laner of the team and possessed an overall K/D/A of 3.91 with as many as 97 kills, 80 deaths, and 216 assists. These stats have impressed one and all considering the fact that the team he was with made to the Spring Split playoffs by very narrow margins before bowing out without putting up much of a fight.
Keeping in mind the kind of reputation obtained by RNG for itself, it is no surprise for the fans that it would find a middle-of-the-pack finish unacceptable. And, at this moment, it seems like RNG is now looking forward to moving some of the pieces to climb back up the standings of the league in the upcoming Split.
LGD, the new team of Langx was one of the worst LPL squads at the last split. But, now the team has changed its head coach and also added two former Dominus Esports players, Xiye and Mark. The starting jungler of the team, Peanut has also made it onto an end-of-split all-star team despite the poor performance of his squad, so LGD and its fans can have high hopes before heading into the upcoming Split.
Royal Never Give Up did go through a pretty poor split and it seems that it will also lose Uzi since he has been inactive from the social media platforms and also didn’t mention anything about his future plans. Langx was certainly a key fragment of RNG and should be able to translate it well on his newly found team. Fans must stay tuned for more information regarding the roster changes in the coming days as more and more teams around the world seek to better themselves before going into the summer split.