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Published: 31/Jul/2019 14:35 Updated: 4/May/2020 14:37by Joe O'Brien
League of Legends commentator Nick ‘LS’ De Cesare didn’t hold back as he vented his frustration about the game’s latest update, Patch 9.15.
LS is a commentator for South Korea’s LCK who’s known not only for his understanding of the game, but also for his outspoken and occasionally controversial opinions.
With each new patch, LS does a rundown for his viewers looking at the changes being made, providing context and giving his take on how they will affect the meta moving forward.
For the 9.15 update, LS recorded the rundown live on stream, and managed to maintain a calm demeanor for the duration of the breakdown that would be part of the YouTube video. Once the recording was complete, however, he immediately let loose with his thoughts on the patch.
“What a terrible patch. What an absolute monstrosity, whole lot of nothing garbage. Mother of god, what did I just rundown. Oh my god, I’m gonna have to go and get a STD test tomorrow. What was this?”
LS later explained exactly why he took so much issue with the recent patch, stating that it had no impact on the meta and the game would therefore remain stale.
“This does nothing. Nothing competitive was touched, nothing in the meta was changed. Don’t even try to hide it. Don’t even try to pretend that you just didn’t…Why? Why are we trapped in a hellhole for six, eight god damn weeks of the same nonsense over and over.”
Riot Games stated in Patch 9.14 that they don’t intend to make any major changes until the end of the season, so unfortunately for those like LS who are hoping for more significant adjustments, it may be a while before any arrive.
In the meantime, itt is possible that the reworked Pantheon, who is due to arrive in Patch 9.16 in mid August, could shake up the meta to some degree.