We here at Riot do not hide the fact that working for Riot Games is an absolute blast. Every day, all of us come to work in beautiful Southern California to be greeted by one of the most intelligent and capable group of developers in the world. On top of all this, we are all very passionate about making the best game on the planet even better.
So where do we go to look for new talent as passionate as we are about growing? Where can we find the best fans in the world? Our own forums, of course!
So, if you've ever doubted just how seriously we take community feedback here at Riot Games, I'm here to put your concerns to rest. As you might have noticed, the reveal of our upcoming champion Lux, the Lady of Luminosity, was met with some criticism. Allow me to present our response: a re-envisioned champion based on your feedback. Enjoy!
The Department of Redundancy Department here at Riot Games has intervened just in time to warn us that we already awarded everyone a Free-to-Play champion weekend and Four Win IP Boost when we won five awards at GDC Online. Since we wouldn't want to bore anyone with an encore to a celebration that's become passé, we've decided to pull a classic Texas switch.
Now that you know the story of the Harrowing, it's time to give you a little taste of all the sweet content that's coming in the next patch. If you're a big fan of creepy costumes and candy consumption, you'll be pleased to know that there'll be plenty of that to go around come October 18th. Here's what's on the docket:
Each calendar year, the celestial bodies of Runeterra align in a particular astronomical event. This lengthy occasion -- beginning with a partial eclipse on the 18th of October and culminating in a full solar eclipse on the 31st of October -- is of one of the most significant holidays in Valoran. The alignment occurs annually around the time of the harvest, and is known as the Harrowing due to its dusky setting. For obvious reasons, the occasion is marked by superstitions surrounding the world's dark denizens, creepy crawlies, and things that generally go bump in the night.
From Friday, October 15th through Monday, October 18th, the Black Belt Udyr skin is 75%, with the Viridian Kayle and Groovy Zilean skins available for 50% off.
Black Belt Udyr skin (regularly 520 RP) will be only 130 RP!
Viridian Kayle skin (regularly 520 RP) will be only 260 RP!
Groovy Zilean skin (regularly 975 RP) will be only 487 RP!
Born to the prestigious Crownguards, the paragon family of Demacian service, Luxanna was destined for greatness. She grew up as the family’s only daughter, and she immediately took to the advanced education and lavish parties required of families as high profile as the Crownguards. As Lux matured, it became clear that she was extraordinarily gifted. She could play tricks that made people believe they had seen things that did not actually exist. She could also hide in plain sight.
If you're interested in an inside look at what all the movers and shakers from all across Valoran have been up to over the past two weeks, look no further than the Journal of Justice. The most intrepid journalists from all across the continent have been hard at work to bring you the latest scoop. From the highest towers of Demacia to the deepest dungeons of Noxus, the Journal of Justice has everything you need to keep yourself apprised of the goings on in the world of Runeterra.