The opportunity for fans of the franchise to learn more about the next League of Legends fighting game, expected since 2019.
This month of November seems particularly rich and busy on the side of Riot Games and its license League of Legends. On November 7, the animated series Arcane was released, which we greatly appreciated, and following that, the studio launched a slew of festivities related to the MOBA and the series. After the arrival of Jinx in Fortnite, the marketing of a celebratory gaming chair, the release of Hextech Mayhem and Ruine King, or the arrival of Riot Games games in the Epic Games Store catalog, it’s time to take news from Project L.
For those who remember, this is a fighting game currently in development and inspired by the game. League of Legends. Presented in 2019, it has very rarely given us food for thought as the developers have remained discreet about it. But rest assured, the project has not been abandoned and is even doing quite well. In a video closing the festivities called RiotX Arcane, Tom & Tony Cannon present the world of Project L.
New gameplay highlighted
Thanks to this update, we finally have the opportunity to see more or less successful gameplay sequences in which we see Jinx, Darius or Ekko fighting next to the bridge that separates Zaun from Piltover, a particularly highlighted setting. honor in Arcane. We can therefore feel here the inspiration of the developers and their desire to create a game at the crossroads between League of Legends and the animated series.
Mechanically speaking, Project L doesn’t look much different from a standard fighting game, although the developers say there are several features that will allow players to customize their approach to combat. They explain : “ Our goal is to provide a game with a dynamic, fast paced combat fantasy while leaving plenty of room for your creativity. “
Good news and bad news
Just like season 2 of Arcane, Project L is not likely to be ready by the end of the year, or even next year. The development teams therefore warn us that the fighting game will wait until 2023 to debut on PC and / or consoles. Riot Games gives us an appointment in the second half of 2022 to have more news of the title.
” Our goal is to create a very high quality fighting game in which the FGC can get involved and play for years, if not decades. It takes time and we don’t intend to rush “