Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, the upcoming single-player League of Legends spinoff that will see the franchise debut on consoles for the primary time, has launched its first (albeit, obscure) bits of info. It’ll launch someday in “early 2021” on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam, and the Epic Games Store at launch, with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S variations set to comply with shortly after. (PS4 and Xbox One gamers will be capable to improve without cost.)
Along with information of a launch window, Riot Forge additionally introduced some extra particulars on what Ruined King will really be: a single-player, turn-based RPG set in the Bilgewater and Shadow Isles areas of Runeterra (the planet on which League of Legends is about). The firm additionally revealed the roster of League of Legends champions who’ll seem as playable characters in Ruined King: Miss Fortune, Illaoi, Braum, Yasuo, Ahri, and Pyke.
There’s nonetheless no take a look at precise gameplay but, however Riot Forge is already promising extra info on Ruined King in December.
The launch will be the primary recreation from Riot Games’ new indie publishing label, Riot Forge, which was introduced final 12 months as half of a brand new initiative to accomplice with different builders to increase the League of Legends universe into new video games and genres.
Along with Ruined King — developed by Airship Syndicate, the crew behind Darksiders Genesis — Riot Forge can be working on Convergence, developed by Double Stallion Games, which will even be out for consoles and PCs, though it has but to get a launch date.
That’s all in addition to the opposite League of Legends titles that Riot is working on itself, like its collectible card recreation Legends of Runeterra (launched earlier in 2020), League of Legends: Wild Rift (a cell recreation that ports the favored MOBA gameplay of the unique PC recreation to Android and iOS), an animated collection, and a preventing recreation.