Once again, Riot proved Faker’s role in the League of Legends community.
As you know, a while ago, Riot announced that players will be able to have the same name, the only difference is the ID number that comes with each account. This is an innovation of Riot and began to be applied from November 20. This has the main advantage that players can freely name their own accounts – something that may not have been possible before if that account name already existed. However, if those are typical names that have gone down in the history of League of Legends, problems will definitely arise.
Riot allows users to set the same name, just need a different ID Tag
According to recent statistics, there have been a total of more than 8,000 accounts named Hide on bush appearing in all League of Legends servers around the world. Perhaps many people already know, Hide on bush is a name that has become history in League of Legends as this is the ID of Faker – the GOAT of the League of Legends village. The name Hide on bush has even become such a trademark that every time Faker plays poorly or loses form, even T1 fans use this name to refer to it. “tease love” Middle Road of T1 House.
“Hide on bushes” is the name associated with the Faker brand
And in the list of affected names “imitation” most of them, almost all belong to Faker when the name “Faker” There were more than 1k4 matches. Names like “T1 Faker” (more than 1k8 results) or Faker’s name written in Korean also has more than 1k2 results. Thus, in just a short time (about more than half a month) since Riot officially applied the new name, this publisher has “produce” out countless Faker and Hide on bush.
Statistics about names “Hide on bushes” are duplicated on servers around the world as well as other nicknames related to Faker
Worth mentioning, not only Faker but also almost certainly, there are hundreds or even thousands of Gumayusi, Oner, Zeus or Keria versions. “imitation” is rampant in the servers. Because, T1 is definitely the name “hot” most recently, after they just won the 2023 World Championship together. But with names related to Faker accounting for an extremely large number (a total of more than 13k accounts named “Faker” or associated with an existing Faker), the attraction of “Demon Lord” can only increase over time and shows no signs of decreasing at all.
The Faker brand is still so attractive
Of course, the community still has ways of distinguishing “authentic product” and “Counterfeiters” when meeting these names in rank. But through that we can also see that Faker is still really a brand “invariable” of League of Legends worldwide, even if there is “Things change and stars move” no matter what.