Within the framework of the League of Legends final, RIot games announced Ruined King, a game based on the Leauge of Legends universe that will arrive on consoles and PC in 2021.
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is being developed by Airship Syndicate (the creators of Battle Chasers: Nightwar and Darksiders Genesis, led by legendary cartoonist Joe Madureira) and will be the first game published by Riot Forge. This immersive single-player turn-based RPG invites players new to the LoL universe and those versed in the game’s narrative to delight in exploring its mysteries.
As for the plot, as mentioned, it takes place in two regions of Runeterra: Bilgewater, a port city home to sea monster hunters, gangs and smugglers from all over the world ; and the Shadow Isles, a land cursed by the Black Mist that engulfs the area and corrupts whoever dares to approach it . To defeat a mysterious common foe, players must form an eclectic group of iconic League of Legends champions: Miss Fortune, Illaoi, Braum, Yasuo, Ahri, and Pyke.
“Ruined King brinda la oportunidad ideal para ampliar el universo de Runaterra, tanto para los nuevos jugadores como para los fans incondicionales de League of Legends (LoL)”, dijo Leanne Loombe, directora de Riot Forge en Riot Games. “Ruined King será el primer juego de un jugador en llevar el universo de LoL tanto a PC como a consolas. Nos llena de emoción poder explorar las historias y los campeones que los jugadores han disfrutado desde hace años, y no podemos esperar a que zarpen con nosotros en esta nueva aventura”.
For his part, oe Madureira, CEO of Airship Syndicate said that “We could not miss the opportunity to work with Riot Forge to expand the epic world of Runeterra,” adding that “they are some of our favorite champions, and we are very excited. for players to see how we brought Runeterra’s characters, creatures, and environments to life. ”
Ruined King will arrive in 2021 on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store, and later on PS5 and Xbox Series X / S.