Announced via Riot’s 10th anniversary livestream event, there are several new LoL-adjacent games in the works. These include things with actual names like Legends of Runterra and Wild Rift, but also Project A, Project L, and the even more mysterious Project F. But what are these games, even?
Legends of Runterra and Wild Rift
Legends of Runterra is a free-to-play collectible card game, similar to Hearthstone, based on the LoL universe. It will launch for PC and mobile in 2020. Slightly more interesting, however, is Wild Rift – an adaptation of League of Legends for console and mobile. According to Riot, this is not a straight port of the PC game, but “a new game built from scratch to ensure it is a polished, legitimate LoL experience that’s worth players’ time”. Wild Rift is launching in early 2020.
Maybe I can finally shed my LoL PTSD.
Those two were pretty much expected, so, onward, to the code named projects.
Project A is the working title for a new character-based, competitive FPS, set in the LoL universe, that looks similar to Overwatch. It’s still deep in development, but we should hear more about it next year.
You may recall we mentioned something about this, back in August. Project L is the working title for a fighting game, based in the LoL universe. It’s still in the very early stages so don’t expect anything concrete anytime soon.
We know almost nothing about this mystery game, but it sounds like some sort of open-world multiplayer, because apparently you will be “traversing the world of Runeterra with your friends”. So, Red Dead Online, but where everyone’s a nine-tailed fox girl? Borderleague?