/dev: New001 on competition beyond ranked

New001, lead producer on League, talks League as a global sport and where we’d like to take the competitive experience next.
1 day ago

Ranked updates now live

We recently announced changes coming to ranked play including new solo/duo restrictions at high tiers, autofill protection during promo series, and no back-to-back autofills.
1 month ago

Riot Pls: Ranked Pls

We’ve got some short-term changes to bring competitive integrity back to the top of the ranked ladder.
1 month ago

Ranked 5s queue returns during scheduled windows

We’re bringing back the Ranked 5s queue during scheduled windows throughout the week where you can compete with up to 8 other players on a team with no tier restrictions.
3 months ago

The 2016 ranked season is now live!

Preseason is over and the 2016 ranked season is now live! Gather your allies and gear up for all new challenges as you climb the ladder in 2016.
8 months ago

Total Recall, or: That Time We Disabled Ranked

Pre-season is a time for getting excited about what’s coming next in League, but it also provides a nice moment for looking back on stuff that happened over the last year. Ranked players might remember a global shutdown of ranked queues back in July -- here’s the story of what happened behind the scenes.
9 months ago

2015 ranked season has ended

The 2015 ranked season is over. The clock struck midnight, turning November 10 to November 11, and ranked queues came down.
10 months ago

The 2015 ranked season is here!

We’ve dimmed the lights and flicked the spotlights on. Now's your chance to take the stage and fight your way to the top.
1 year ago

The 2014 ranked season has ended!

The 2014 ranked season began in January, and now the battle for League Points has drawn to a close. Read on to learn more about end of season rewards.
1 year ago

Live-testing Ranked Restrictions in NA and EU

Introducing Ranked Restrictions, a new feature we’re developing to help improve the quality of the ranked play experience. With Ranked Restrictions, negative players will be unable to queue up for ranked play until they’ve completed a number of games in Normal Draft.
2 years ago