Riot Casually Announces League Of Legends MMO

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Riot Casually Announces League Of Legends MMO
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League of Legends fans who would like to enjoy the universe but not keep playing the same game over and over until you die, you’re in luck. Riot just announced a new MMO set in the game’s universe in the most casual way imaginable.

In this tweet exchange, Riot VP Greg Street starts off by talking about how he’s recently been helping to “develop the League universe”, and how his “new job is to kick off a big (some might say massive) game that many of you, and many Rioters, have been asking us to create”.

That pretty much says it already, but Street then clarifies, just to be sure.

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No teaser trailer, no expensive cinematic video, no concept art, no press release, just a tweet with the barest details imaginable.

That’s a wild way to announce a game that could be huge, given the popularity of the League universe, but then it’s also very Riot, whose last round of game announcements were basically a bunch of shrugs and an admittance that, yeah, they were working on some stuff.

This is normally the part where I tell you some of the finer details contained in a game release, but since we don’t have that here, I can just leave you to imagine the League universe, only like WoW, and take it from there.

Comments

  • But will it be a WoW Killer?

    How serious are they in design, development, funding to create a game that could get people to quit WoW enmasse… and then stay to become permanent residents after 3 to 6 months.

    The last MMO that tried and failed was Star Wars The Old Republic.

    To get Australian players to jump, it would near local servers too.

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