The update to Summoner’s Rift aspires to improve the game without changing your moment-to-moment gameplay. These iterations share a common goal—to level up the gameplay of Summoner’s Rift, whether it’s through mechanics design, gameplay balance, or clarity.
If League is always evolving, so should our communications. We wrote down our top 6 design values for League of Legends so you can understand why we do what we do, and what we want to do in the future.
We’ve moved the action to the Howling Abyss and changed the rules so players on both teams clash with the same champ. Soon you can really play pinball with Monsoons, dodgeball with Dark Spheres or hide-and-seek with ten times the Noxious Traps.