Most Recent Game Updates News

Patch 4.19 notes

Light balance changes are on the way along with Singed's Champion Update and slight fixes & adjustments for Sion as the competitive season nears its end!
3 years ago

The Harrowing passes soon

You’ve nearly survived the Black Mist.
3 years ago

Preseason 2015: A New Jungle

Our big goal this time around is to bring strategic diversity back to jungle. Currently a small pool of optimal junglers has been skewing team compositions toward a small set of strategic plans, so our focus for 2015 is to let players take the junglers they love and the junglers they want to fit into their team’s strategies.
3 years ago

Preseason 2015: Diversifying Objectives

Objectives are already among the most strategic elements of League. Players have heated debates on what Baron is worth in terms of towers and inhibitors, or whether Dragon is worth trading for top outer turret. Focusing on strategic diversity, we saw opportunities to make the decisions around objectives more interesting and meaningful.
3 years ago

Preseason 2015: Increasing Strategic Diversity

With the 2014 season winding down, we’re once again just around the corner from the time of chaos that is preseason! Rest assured this isn’t chaos for the sake of chaos or disruption for the sake of disruption; the preseason is an important period of downtime between ranked and professional play to set the foundation for the next year of League’s evolution.
3 years ago

The Making of Featured Game Modes

As everyone enjoys Hexakill: Twisted Treeline, it felt like a good time to give some insight into how we make Featured Game Modes for LoL by analyzing our approach to the previous one, Ascension.
3 years ago

Updated Summoner’s Rift nears open beta!

For almost six months, we’ve had the updated Summoner’s Rift sitting on PBE as we made tweaks and changes based on your feedback. We’ll soon be moving onto the next phase: open beta. Read on for the details.
3 years ago

Hexakill: Twisted Treeline

Twelve champs collide on League’s most close-quartered map, the Twisted Treeline.
3 years ago

No one escapes the Harrowing

The Black Mist comes ashore, Hexakill hits the Treeline and new skins walk the Rift.
3 years ago

Upcoming changes to Refer-a-Friend

The TL;DR for those of you who just want to get back into game: we’re making some changes to Refer-a-Friend in the upcoming weeks to combat abuses like botting and fraud.
3 years ago