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Rethinking Ranked Fives and Tuning Dynamic Queue

Two weeks ago, we confirmed that we're not bringing back solo queue and promised to do a better job of keeping you updated about our ongoing efforts to improve ranked. Let's talk about what we're doing to address three specific issues: 1) recognition for skilled solo play in dynamic queue, 2) opportunities for ranked fives, and 3) matchmaking problems including queue times for high MMR players and improved odds for everyone to get their primary role.
1 week ago

Dynamic queue and the future of League

Starting off the season, we made fundamental changes to ranked to emphasize coordinated team play. After considering all possible options and assessing the gains (and losses) of dynamic queue, we've made the decision to not bring back solo queue.
3 weeks ago

Head over to the client update team's Q&A!

Hang out with the squad working on the League client update alpha!
1 month ago

Champion Mastery Levels 6 and 7 live now!

Show off your skill with your favorite champs along with your dedication to them with new Champion Mastery Levels 6 and 7. When we launched Champion Mastery, our goal was to recognise you for playing the champs you love, and give you feedback on how well you play them. The new levels go further, requiring high-skill performances in addition to time spent playing.
1 month ago

Hextech Crafting is now live in Oceania!

Hextech crafting and loot are now live in NA! We’re introducing the new system to reward you with loot-filled chests through Champion Mastery when you or your premade perform well and also provide a way to pick up randomized content at large discounts.
3 months ago

League less lonely: launching Clubs

Back in November, we announced clubs as part of the 2016 season update. A new way to organise persistent chat groups, you create and join clubs with unique in and out of game tags to show off your shared tastes wherever you are in the client.
3 months ago

Download the free League Friends mobile app!

League is better when you play with friends, so today we're launching an app that makes it easier than ever to organise a game with your BFFs. It's called the League Friends app, and it's out right now on Android and iOS.
4 months ago

Retiring Dominion

We launched Dominion more than four years ago as an alternative game mode designed to challenge players with fast-paced skirmishes, capture-and-hold gameplay, and different skills to master. As League continues to evolve, our vision for the core game becomes more and more refined, and, after years of learning, it’s clear today that alternative game modes work better in short cycles rather than as standalone queues.
4 months ago

Ready, set, play: Earn Party Rewards all week long

Celebrate the launch of new champ select and the 2016 ranked season with Party Rewards. How’s it work? Simple. The larger your premade group, the larger the IP bounty you can earn.
5 months ago