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Riot reveal release date for Teamfight Tactics set 2 on PBE

by Daniel Cleary

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As part of League of Legends’ 10-year anniversary celebrations, it was announced that a major rework of the current classes and champions in Teamfight Tactics would be on its way for Patch 9.22.

Riot have now revealed that players will be able to try their hands at the new Set 2 champions and class system on the Public Beta Environment (PBE) servers ahead of time and shared the date for the major update.

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Teamfight Tactics is set for some major changes in Patch 9.22.

In a blog post made by Riot Games’ design director, Meddler, they shared that the new set of champions and classes titled ‘Rise of the Elements’ will be available for players to experience early on October 22 on PBE.

The developer also explained that the major Teamfight Tactics update is currently planned to go live on all servers for patch 9.22, whereas the Summoner’s Rift changes would be expected during a later patch.

“Next Tuesday should be an enormous PBE update as both the preseason changes and TFT Set 2 go out. The plan is that TFT set 2 will then go live in 9.22 while preseason will soak for another patch to get more testing and go live in 9.23.”

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New champions are expected to be added to Teamfight Tactics for the 'Rise of the Elements' set.

Riot Mort, who is a Lead Designer at Teamfight Tactics, shared a tweet summarizing all of the upcoming changes as the beta season of Ranked was coming to a close.

“Beta season of ranked ends at the end of 9.21.” He explained before hinting at rewards for early Teamfight Tactics players, “Rewards are coming (not announced yet)”

The Rise of the Elements set is expected to see new classes added to the game such as the Inferno, Desert and Poison characters which were revealed among some of the major changes teased during the League of Legends 10-year anniversary stream.

It was also announced that TeamFight Tactics would be available on mobile platforms with PC crossplay for players to experience in early 2020.