Ask Riot: Gangplank announcer and weakened exhaust

Thoughts on weakened exhaust, what’s under Summoner’s Rift, and what may happen with the Gangplank announcer.
7 months ago

Melting Barriers: Bringing Snow Back to the Rift

A look at how and why we revived Winter Summoner’s Rift.
10 months ago

Check out some Summoner’s Rift concept art!

The update to Summoner’s Rift is out of beta! To celebrate, here’s a heap of concept art from the team that created the map, complete with notes and insights from the artists themselves.
2 years ago

SRU beta comes to a close

With Patch 5.5, the update to Summoner's Rift Beta will be coming to a close. Since launching this update last November, we've been monitoring games on the new rift, and soaking up tons of player feedback.
2 years ago

SR Open Beta live in all queues

The update to Summoner’s Rift is live in all SR queues.
3 years ago

Dev Blog: Defining the Rift’s Visual Style

Our goal was to create a style independent of a particular time or place that retains the vibe of Summoner's Rift. This means improving the style, cohesion & fidelity of the art without being held back by technological constraints. Finally, the various aspects of the art style must be aimed at clarifying gameplay to truly give players a more meaningful and immersive experience while playing League.
3 years ago

Check out the Summoner's Rift Q&A

The team behind the development of the update to Summoner's Rift will be answering your questions on the boards. Learn more about how the updated map is making its way to open beta.
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

Dev Blog: Finding your place on the Rift

Clarity’s been a key point since we started updating Summoner’s Rift. We wanted players to be able to glance at the stream, screen or screenshot and know instantly where the camera was based on the surrounding environment.
3 years ago

Watch the Summoner’s Rift preview

Take five with the Summoner’s Rift preview and soak up the latest information on the map’s evolution.
3 years ago