Most Recent Gameplay News

Rotating game mode queue now live!

From the original clone-tastic One For All to the frenetic manatee magic of Ultra Rapid Fire, featured game modes provide unique spins on the classic League formula. It’s time to kick off the next game mode in the rotation: Legend of the Poro King is live.
3 years ago

Rotating game mode queue now live!

From the original clone-tastic One For All to the frenetic manatee magic of Ultra Rapid Fire, featured game modes provide unique spins on the classic League formula. It’s time to kick things off with the first game mode in the rotation: Ascension is live.
3 years ago

State of the Season: Coming up on mid-season

In the latest ‘State of the Season,’ Lead Designer Andrei ‘Meddler’ van Roon talks about the current state of the core Summoner’s Rift experience, including champion updates, champions, items, and game pacing.
3 years ago

Dark Horses: Everywhere Draven

Welcome to Dark Horses, where we dive deep into League’s roster in search of sleeper picks on the cusp of waking up. In this special edition, we’re sharing our adoration for Draven.
3 years ago

Bard's Big Birthday Datapalooza

Bard's one-year anniversary is here, so we've gathered some data about the wandering caretaker's journeys through the Rift.
3 years ago

Announcing the rotating game mode queue

From the original clone-tastic One For All to the frenetic manatee magic of Ultra Rapid Fire, featured game modes help provide unique spins on the classic League formula. Now, we’re announcing a rotating queue that’ll bring the alternative action every weekend with a suite of game modes new and old.
3 years ago

The Keybind Wars: Which Key is Best for Flash?

It's a question older than time itself. The sages say that in the age of the gods, when the world was still full of magic, great battles were fought to determine which key is best for Flash: D or F?
3 years ago

State of the Season: Preseason Progress

It’s the first installment of our “State of the Season” update, where we’ll keep you informed on what we think is going well, what’s a problem, and what we’re planning for the short-term future.
3 years ago

Heating up: How the pros warded at Worlds

As the 2015 World Championship wrapped up, our data analysts were paying close attention to the vision control strategies used by each of the best League of Legends teams in the world. We’ve cooked up some heatmaps that might provide a window into how the best teams in your region establish vision control. You might find some information to take your own play to the next level.
3 years ago

2016 Preseason Spotlight

Marksmen Updates! New items! Changed items! A new jungle monster! Keystone masteries! Join us as we scratch the surface of some of the gameplay changes coming to League this preseason.
3 years ago