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Everything announced during the Riot Games League 10 stream

Published: 16/Oct/2019 4:18 Updated: 16/Oct/2019 6:24

by Brad Norton


League of Legends celebration stream and here’s absolutely everything that you may have missed.

Solidifying their dominant presence in the video game industry, Riot Games put forth a slew of major announcements on October 15 throughout the League 10 stream. 

From a fully-fledged animated series, to a plethora of entirely new games, here’s a complete list of everything that was announced.

10 days of rewards

As a thank you from Riot Games to the dedicated community, all accounts registered prior to the October 15 broadcast will be receiving a slew of new gifts.

For ten days starting October 17, players will receive an in-game item every day that they log in and play a single match. The rewards include a plethora of various in-game items and a tenth anniversary Annie skin.

Riot GamesThe ten-year anniversary Annie skin looks adorable.

Rise of the Elements

Summoner’s Rift will be undergoing a great deal of change in the 2020 preseason. One of the most significant details from the broadcast was the introduction of elemental rifts. “As teams take down elemental drakes, one element will eventually dominate the rift, permanently altering the map” according to League of Legends EP, Jessica Nam.

Infernal will knock down walls and burn brush around the map, Mountain will add new terrain, Ocean will make the brush grow larger and spawn extra Honeyfruit across the jungle, while Cloud will create wind tunnels with extra movement speed. 

Summoner’s Rift is also seeing a few minor tweaks, meaning that with all of the latest announcements, no two games should ever feel identical. These changes will come into effect on October 22 on the Public Beta Environment before making their way to the live servers on November 20.

Riot GamesSummoner’s Rift will never be the same from one game to the next with the dynamic map changes.

Senna announced as new Champion

Senna was announced as the very first marksman support champion in the history of League of Legends. 

In a brand new cinematic trailer, Senna was finally released from containment inside Thresh’s lantern. The wife of Lucian will first be playable on the Public Beta Environment from October 29 before transitioning to the live server on November 10.

Teamfight Tactics update and mobile support

The remarkably popular League of Legends mode, Teamfight Tactics, will soon be playable on mobile devices around the world.

Teamfight Tactics on mobile will feature full cross-platform play with the PC version, allowing friends to compete across devices. The full release will be coming at an undisclosed point in time throughout 2020 but a handful of early betas will be starting up as soon as December 2019.

Additionally, Riot announced rotating seasonal sets, more arenas, new units, and more content that will be coming to the title in the near future.

Riot GamesTeamfight Tactics will be receiving a mobile port with crossplay.

Wild Rift releasing on consoles and mobile

League of Legends fans have long been clamoring for a mobile port of the popular MOBA and Riot Games finally showcased exactly what that will look like.

Titled ‘Wild Rift,’ this new project coming soon to mobile and console platforms, is not a direct port of League of Legends but rather a fresh competitive experience. 

Alpha and Beta tests will be ongoing towards the end of 2019 in select regions, with worldwide support expected by the end of 2020. Players can pre-register on the Google Play and iOS app stores today.

A new Collectible Card Game, Legends of Runeterra 

Announcing their expansion into the collectable card game space, Riot revealed the first proper look at Legends of Runeterra.

“In Legends of Runeterra you will never pay for randomized packs,” as developers explained throughout the broadcast. Every card and character comes from a unique region of Runeterra, with each region featuring its own unique playstyle and tactics.

You can pre-register for the card game right now and go in the mix to start playing today.

Fighting game (Project L)

Among the many announcements, Riot Games briefly touched on the formerly announced fighting game, codenamed Project L. 

Brief glimpses of gameplay display League of Legends champions in the midst of combat from a brand new perspective. 

Despite having been in development and kept under wraps for quite some time, developers assured fans that the project would once again be going dark but that it will be properly promoted when the time is right.

Riot GamesA quick look at in-game footage from the upcoming fighting game.

First Person Shooter (Project A)

In a shock announcement, CS:GO and Overwatch.

With precision aim being of utmost importance, various hero abilities were also featured throughout the brief gameplay demonstration, crossing the lines between a pure FPS experience and a hero-based shooter.

Prioritizing the fundamentals that popularized the genre, Riot looks to put their fresh spin on a classic formula.

League of Legends Arcane animated series

The broadcast ended with a tease of League of Legends Arcane, a brand new anime series set in the LoL universe.

Featuring a broad array of popular champions, the series is set to launch in 2020. According to the YouTube description, the narrative of the series will focus on “the origins of two iconic League champions—and the power that will tear them apart.”

League of Legends Origins documentary

League of Legends Origins is a brand new documentary from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Leslie Iwerks. 

Available now on Netflix and various streaming services, the documentary looks back at the historic rise of the popular MOBA title, from early development through to the grandest stages in the history of esports.

League of Legends Esports Manager

League of Legends Esports Manager is a brand new title set to launch in 2020 that allows fans to create their own LoL esports teams and assume the role of manager.

The game will launch in the League of Legends Pro League (LPL) region next year and soon expand into a global release.

Riot GamesThe League of Legends Esports Manager will focus on China’s LPL to start with in 2020.

A massive celebration of all things League of Legends showcased exactly what Riot Games has in store for the next few years. With ongoing support for League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics, the prestigious developers showed their hand and lifted the curtain on a wide range of exciting new projects.

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LPL 2021 Spring Split: RNG and Team WE lead the pack

Published: 16/Jan/2021 13:17 Updated: 16/Jan/2021 13:46

by Bill Cooney


League of Legends’ LPL 2021 Spring Split has started. 10 Chinese teams compete for a place in the Spring Playoffs, so here’s everything you need to know, from streams and schedule to the current scores and standings to keep you in the know.

  • eStar dominates Rogue Warriors 2-0.
  • Top Esports finish up Jan 15 with a 2-0 win over Rare Atom.
  • Team WE and Royal Never Give Up top the standings.

It’s safe to say that League of Legends fans all across the globe view the LPL as the pinnacle of professional play. China has emerged as a dominant force on Summoner’s Rift, and this year promises to be no different.

With the Spring Split trophy up for grabs, here’s everything you need to know about one of LoL’s fiercest competitions.

LPL 2021 Spring Split: Stream

The LPL is streamed live daily on the official LPL Twitch channel, as well as on lolesports.com. All of the vods from that day’s play are uploaded onto the site within 24 hours of matches being played.

LPL Spring Split 2021: Results & schedule

Below are the results & schedule for the forthcoming week’s action, followed by the following week’s schedule. We’ll update this section as we get further along into the tournament.

Week 2 results (January 11 – January 17)

Date  Match PST  EST GMT
January 11 Bilibili Gaming 2 – 1 eStar Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
ThunderTalk Gaming 0 – 2 Royal Never Give Up 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 12 Oh My God 0 – 2 FunPlus Phoenix 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Rogue Warriors 2 – 1 Top Esports 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 13 Team WE 2 – 1 Victory 5 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
LNG Esports 2 – 0 Invictus Gaming 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 14 JD Gaming 2 – 0 Bilibili Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Royal Never Give Up 2 – 1 Suning 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 15 Rogue Warriors 0 – 2 eStar Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Top Esports 2 – 0 Rare Atom 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 16 Victory 5 2-1 LGD Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
EDward Gaming 2-1 FunPlus Phoenix 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 17 LNG Esports vs ThunderTalk Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Team WE vs Invictus Gaming 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM

Week 3 schedule (January 18 – January 24)

Date  Match PST  EST GMT
January 18 Oh My God vs eStar Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Bilibili Gaming vs Victory Five 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 19 Rogue Warriros vs FunPlus Phoenix 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Edward Gaming vs LGD Gaming 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 20 Invictus Gaming v eStar Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Suning vs Rare Atom 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 21 ThunderTalk Gaming vs Team WE 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Oh My God vs Royal Never Give Up 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 22 Rare Atom vs BiliBili Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
Edward Gaming vs JD Gaming 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 23 Top Esports vs LGD Gaming 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
FunPlus Phoenix vs Suning 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM
January 24 Rogue Warriors vs Victory Five 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 9:00 AM
LNG Esports vs Team WE 3:00 AM 7:00 AM 12:00 PM

LPL 2021 Spring Split: Standings

Below are how each team places in the current standings, with Royal Never Give Up and Team WE leading the way, only having lost a match each.

Placement Team  Series    Games 
1 Royal Never Give Up 2-0 4-1
Team WE 2-0 4-1
3 FunPlus Phoenix 1-0 2-0
LNG Esports 1-0 2-0
5 Edward Gaming 1-0 2-1
6 eStar Gaming 1-1 3-2
Suning 1-1 3-2
8 Victory Five 1-1 3-3
9 Invictus Gaming 1-1 2-2
JD Gaming 1-1 2-2
11 Bilibili Gaming 1-1 2-3
12 Top Esports 1-2 3-4
13 Rogue Warriors 1-2 2-5
14 LGD Gaming 0-1 1-2
15 Rare Atom 0-1 0-2
ThunderTalk Gaming 0-1 0-2
 17 Oh My God 0-2 1-4

LPL 2021 Spring Split: Teams

Team Top Jungle Mid AD Carry Support
Bilibili Gaming Biubiu Meteor Zeka Aiming Mark
Edward Gaming Flandre Jiejie Scout Viper Meiko
eStar Gaming zs H4cker irma rat ShiauC
FunPlus Phoenix Nuguri Tian Doinb Lwx Crisp
Invictus Gaming TheShy XUN Rookie Wink Baolan
JD Gaming Zoom Kanavi Xiye, Yagao LokeN LvMao
LGD Gaming Cult Flora, Kui Uniboy Garvey, Kramer Peace
LNG Esports M1kuya Tarzan icon Light Iwandy
Oh My God New Aki Wuming Eric COLD
Rare Atom Cube Aix FoFo iBoy Hang
Rogue Warriors Ziv Haro Forge kelin, Michi QiuQiu
Royal Never Give Up Xiaohu Wei Cryin GALA Ming
Suning Bin SofM Angel huanfeng ON
Team WE Breathe beishang Shanks Jiumeng Missing
Top Esports 369 Karsa knight JackeyLove Zhuo
ThunderTalk Gaming Chelizi bless Captain SamD Teeen
Victory Five LANGX Weiwei Mole y4 ppgod