Riot Games, Inc., operator of the popular MOBA game "League of Legends" (LoL), announced today that it will release a new turn-based RPG "Ruined King : A League of Legends Story™" ( Riot Games, Inc. announced that it will release "Ruined King: A League of Legends Story™", a new turn-based RPG based on the LoL universe, on home consoles and PC in early 2021.
Inheriting the LoL Worldview
The story of "Ruined King" will take place in two areas of the LoL universe
The first is "Bilgewater," a port town where sea monster hunters, port gangs, and smugglers from all over the world have their strongholds.
The other is Shadow Isle, a cursed island shrouded in a terrifying "black fog" that destroys anyone who touches it.
In addition to Ilaoi and Miss Fortune, six other popular LoL champions, including Yasuo, Arli, Braum, and Pike, will appear as playable characters in the game.
Also released on consumer game consoles
"Ruined King" is being developed by Airship Syndicate, led by Joe Madureira, and will be the first game title to be released by Riot Forge, a publishing label within Riot Games. It will be the first game title to be released by Riot Forge, a publishing label within Riot Games.
The game will be released on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam, and Epic Games Store.
It will also be released on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, the next generation of consoles to be released this year.
At that time, players who own an existing PS4 or Xbox One version will be able to upgrade their version for free.
Additional information will be announced in December!
Additional information on "Ruined King" will be announced next month in December.
Leanne Loombe, Head of Riot Forge comments
The Ruined King is a deeper look into the world of Runeterra for new players as well as diehard fans of LoL. We are thrilled that players will dive into further exploration of the stories and champions that they have enjoyed over the years. We can't wait for you to join us and begin this new adventure.
Joe Madureira, CEO of Airship Syndicate
We couldn't pass up the chance to work with Riot Forge to expand the magnificent world of Runeterra. Some of our members are favorites of the champions featured in this game, and we are excited to be a part of it. We can't wait for players to see how we brought the characters, creatures, and environments of Runeterra to life.