League of Legends developer Riot Video games is engaged on a massively multiplayer on-line (MMO) roleplaying sport within the League universe, Riot’s VP of IP and leisure, Greg Road, tweeted on Thursday.
“My latest job at Riot has been to assist develop the League universe, which we’re going to wish!” Street said. “My new job is to kick off an enormous (some may say large) sport that a lot of you, and lots of Rioters, have been asking us to create.” If the deliberate use of the phrase “large” in that quote wasn’t sufficient of a touch, in a reply to a different Twitter person, Road confirmed the sport is an MMO.
My latest job at Riot has been to assist develop the League universe, which we’re going to wish!
As a result of it’s time. My new job is to kick off an enormous (some may say large) sport that a lot of you, and lots of Rioters, have been asking us to create.
PS We’re hiring
— Greg Road (@Ghostcrawler) December 18, 2020
The brand new MMO isn’t totally shocking, as Riot has been working to broaden the League universe into different video games and mediums as of late. Riot has launched a League-themed card game and an auto-battler. In 2021, the corporate plans to launch a cellular and console model of the principle sport, League of Legends: Wild Rift, and a by-product single-player, turn-based RPG for consoles and PC. An animated collection, Arcane, can be scheduled for 2021, and there are two League of Legends board games that additional flesh out the lore. Riot seems to be following the identical formulation because the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Actually, the studio even partnered with Marvel for League comic books.
Road labored on World of Warcraft for almost six years, in response to his LinkedIn, so hopefully he can convey a few of what has made that sport such successful to this new League MMO.