Event news Riot games: Viego, Worlds 2021, Wilder Riss … CV of the 2021 season opening day
Riot Games started the 2021 season with its various titles in a 50-minute live stream. Between the presentation of new characters, new game modes, additional skins and upcoming competitions, we take stock of the numerous announcements of the opening day of the 2021 season.
League of Legends: A Year of Ruin
For its 11th season Riot Games’ flagship title revealed a new cutscene starring Viego, the fallen king and antagonist of the single-player turn-based RPG Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, which is slated for earlier this year. The latter will also be the next playable champion in League of Legends, and will then be followed by three more characters. who will also play a role in his story arc.
The next big event is the 2021 Moon Festival This will take place in 2057, the Year of the Ox, and will result in images where futuristic landscapes and ancient temples collide, as well as a new line of skins, especially for Fiora, Jarvan and Alistar.
Besides, when it comes to skins, The developers have announced that 140 new skins will ship in 2021, including many for characters considered abandoned. Players also have the new option to choose between three different themes to choose their favorite. The latter will then lead to a new set of skins. In order to, The three themes offered by Riot Games are: Monster Trainer, Criminal Nightmare and Seducer 2.0.
On the gameplay side, Developers are currently working on a visual overhaul of the item stats to make them more readable for players. In addition, the recommended items will be redesigned according to the choices made by professional players. A new object class is also added. These items are called Mythic and they give players a real feeling of power boost. However, it will only be possible to have one at a time.
To end with League of Legends The ranked game and the matchmaking system will be slightly revisedEspecially to lose fewer points if, for example, one of your teammates is AFK.
Regularly updated content for Wild Rift
The newest game from Riot Games will have a busy year in 2021. The mobile version of League of Legends, which has been available in France since the beginning of December, already includes more than forty champions and is preparing to welcome even more this year. Indeed, Riot announced that two champions will be added to League of Legends every month: Wild Rift, including Katarina and Rammus, later this yearwhile an update for Dr. Mundo is planned.
Right away, The next playable characters starting this month are Teemo, Lulu, Corki, Tristana and Kennen. The latter are the main characters of the Yordle Expedition event
New regions and expansions for Legends of Runeterra
The card game from Riot Games will be released in 2021 the arrival of two new regions of Runeterra starting with Shurima in March. Scheduled to be explored via three expansions, This new area gives developers the opportunity to add new gameplay features like the search for buried relics, predictions of the future or even the divine power of the transfigured. On the side of the champions Aphelios will arrive in Legends of Runeterra from February. Finally, let’s announce the arrival of the first collaborative laboratory for January 13th.
Teamfight Tactics: New sets and a new mode for 2021
As for Teamfight Tactics, 2021 will be marked by the halftime of the Destines set this month and a championship in the spring to follow two new sets, one of which will pit good and bad against each other in a corrupt convergence.
In addition, Riot Games announced that a new game mode will be introduced this year. This mode, called “Turbo”, is faster and designed for games of less than 20 minutes with simplified rules. according to the developers, it should appear soon.
esport: Change of partner in France for the distribution of tournaments
From an esports point of view Each of the above games are entitled to their own competitive scene, even the most recent Wild Rift. As for the flagship game League of Legends, The city of Shenzhen in China will host the 11th season of the 2021 World Cup finalWhile the leagues in three regions (LCK in Korea, CBLoL in Brazil and LCS in North America) will change.
For France, however, 2021 promises to be a special year for broadcasting League of Legends events. Indeed, if before the O’Gaming Web TV was the main partner of Riot Games to comment on the competitions of the publisher’s games in French, This year the broadcast rights will be split between two players: O’Gaming and now One Trick Production (OTP), a production company founded by commentators Chips and Noi after leaving O’Gaming.
On the one hand, O’Gaming retains control over:
- League of Legends Pro League (LPL – Chine)
- Mid-Season Invitational (MSI)
- All-Stars League of Legends
- Teamfight Tactics World Finals (details will follow)
- Legends of Runeterra World Finals (details to come)
During One Trick Production the rights to:
- The French League of Legends (LFL)
- Department 2
- League of Legends European Championship (LEC)
- European Masters
- League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK – South Korea)
- World Championship 2021
By TheXsable, Writing from igamesnews.com