FOX Akaadian talks LCS format flaws, the gap between Korea and the West, and his personal goal as a pro gamer.

Echo Fox Jungler Matt “Akaadian” Higginbotham joins Nick Geracie following the conclusion of the 2017 NA LCS Summer Split.

0:00 – Main takeaway from first year of competitive play
1:19 – Differences in approach to regular season and playoffs
2:14 – Flaws in the LCS format
3:31 – Is there a better LCS format/?
4:36 – Current format’s affect on players
5:28 – Have best of 3s made Western teams better?
6:59 – How can a Western team defeat a Korean team?
7:48 – Will Franchising strengthen Western teams?
8:57 – What is your personal goal?

This interview was recorded on August 6th, 2017.

Photo courtesy of Riot Games