League of Legends News

Arcane's Vi is coming to Fortnite later today

Plus Jinx will be back in the Item Shop, too.

Riot Games will pay staff who leave amid changes to long-term direction

"Our mission is to be the most player-focused game company in the world".

Riot Games reveals a month-long "experience" to celebrate its first animated series, Arcane

Expect Arcane goodies right across Riot's portfolio of games.

League of Legends players face new punishments for leaving matches and being AFK

Riot says 9 per cent of players worldwide "engage in consistent AFK behaviour".

US government eyes Epic, Riot after TikTok, WeChat ban

Tencent-linked companies investigated as trade war intensifies.

Riot Games legal troubles set to continue

As plaintiffs reject proposed $10m settlement.

Esports pros face same stress levels as football and rugby stars, new study states

"We must understand how we can best support the health of our gamers."

Here's everything Riot announced for League of Legends' 10 year anniversary

From a trailer for its animated series to a competitive shooter.

League of Legends hits 8m concurrent players every day

But is it the biggest PC game in the world?

US government blocks League of Legends for players in Iran and Syria

"Such restrictions are subject to change by the U.S. government."

The auto chess wars have begun

Whose move is it next?

Esport "killer games" aren't right for Olympics, says IOC

"We cannot have ... a game which is promoting violence."

BBC Three to livestream League of Legends World Championships

Four days of coverage from the eSports event.

League of Legends developer Riot takes on key selling website G2A

UPDATE: Ban is "heavy handed and potentially damaging", G2A argues.

League of Legends team owner embroiled in drug price hike controversy

UPDATE: Company climbs down on 5500% price increase.

Lizard Squad teen pleads guilty to 23 charges of harassment

Swatting spree targeted girls who declined his friend requests.

League of Legends automated reform system targets toxic players

Digs up offending chat logs, decides on ban.

League of Legends World Championships comes to London

Quarterfinals at Wembley Arena this October.

League of Legends 2015 World Championship coming to Europe

Set across multiple cities and countries in October.

Riot's ambitious plan to "optimise the internet" for League of Legends players

Maker of world's most popular game has created its own network in bid to combat ping disparity.

Razer announces eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games

A three-part series focusing on StarCraft, Dota and League of Legends.

League of Legends reboots its lore

"After a while, these early choices began to create unexpected problems."

The real story behind The Sun's "Gaming as addictive as heroin" headline

Is Britain really "in the grip of a gaming addiction"?

Riot shuts down League of Legends public chat rooms

"Rife" with RP sellers, scammers and Elo boost spam.

LOL: Riot offers new hires a pay-out to quit

To retain those after more than just money.

Korean League of Legends scandal exposed after attempted suicide

UPDATE: KeSPA files lawsuit against team's match-fixing manager.

ISP porn filters interfering League of Legends patching?

Riot says no reported incidents but monitoring anyway.

LOL dev Riot retaliates to "greedy" taunts

"F*** me if I don't allow a little emotion to slip in."

Riot lets League of Legends pros stream rival games

"The way we chose to deal with this was clearly an overreach."

Riot blocks League of Legends pros from streaming rival games

"These guys are professionals contracted to a professional sports league."

LOL boss' Twitter account hacked, reveals card game

Riot insists Supremacy "one of many prototypes".

League of Legends servers hacked, credit card data stolen

A "portion" of North American accounts compromised.

Currys PC World in London opens a Gaming Bunker

Presumably in anticipation of Sony dropping the bomb.

Blizzard: UFC-style reality shows could propel eSports into the mainstream

StarCraft 2 maker on the tipping point for professional gaming.

Riot permanently bans League of Legends pro for "persistent toxic behaviour"

"The decision to impact someone's career is not one we make lightly."

League of Legends Championship Series raises the e-sports stakes

"Is a sustainable career choice for professional players."

League of Legends European accounts hacked

Riot apologises, promises to do better.

League of Legends takes on StarCraft 2 with biggest prize in eSports history

MOBA Money, Mo' Problems - Riot on pro-gaming, Spectator mode and the threat of Valve's Dota 2.

4m play League of Legends every day

One of the top 5 PC games in US and Europe.

League of Legends: Dominion out now

Riot Games launches new game mode.

League of Legends scores 15m users

1.4 million playing online RTS every day.

Riot defends League of Legends EU split

"This is not a perfect solution."

League of Legends carves Europe in half

Territory now EU West and EU Nordic & East.

League of Legends open beta begins

Try the DotA spin-off for free.

League of Legends to be free to play

DotA-Allstars veterans confident.

Riot unveils Warcraft-inspired RTS

League of Legends to blend genres.