League of Legends: Wild Rift: Release Date, Gameplay, and Update Details

League of Legends: Wild Rift
League of Legends: Wild Rift

The online multiplayer battle game, League of Legends: Wild Rift will be released later this year, and fans of this particular genre are extremely excited to see what the abridged version of the original PC game has in store for them. Given the popularity of the original game, the expectations for ‘Wild Rift’ are pretty high, and it will be interesting to see what new changes the game introduces in its system to keep the fans entertained.

There is a lot of new information circulating the internet, and for you, we have gathered and compiled all the recent updates and information regarding the game, so here is everything you need to know about the upcoming League of Legends: Wild Rift.

League of Legends: Wild Rift Release Date

League of Legends: Wild Rift will be released on Play Store in Fall 2020, and it will be available for consoles, Android and iOS. We will update you when the official release date is confirmed.

League of Legends: Wild Rift Gameplay

The upcoming online multiplayer game is said to have been developed in a 3D isometric perspective, and the core gameplay of the original League of Legends has been retained in this new installment. Gamers will play as a ‘summoner’ who has control over a ‘champion’ with a wide range of mind-boggling tricks and abilities in its repertoire, and they will be fighting against other players or computers in an online arena battle. The players participating must destroy the ‘Nexus’ of the opposing team to claim dominance, and as the match starts, the ‘champions’ will be in their weakest state, however, as the game progresses, players will be able to increase their strengths by collecting items and experience.

Teams participate in matches which can last anywhere from 10-20 minutes depending on how the players strategize their gameplay, and to claim victory, each team must work together and with proper coordination to destroy other team’s ‘Nexus’ while keeping a fair distance from the enemy’s opposing structures such as towers, turrets, etc. The Nexus will be available for each team, and their location will be on opposite sides of the maps, and according to the latest reports, each team will comprise of 5 players, and additionally, there will be some objectives which will stay neutral throughout the game, which means players will get to decide whether they wish to fight them or not. These include:

  • Jungle Monsters: Monsters that will spawn randomly in the jungle.
  • Baron Nashor: The most powerful neutral character maintaining its dominance in the upper regions of the river. Gutsy players will get a serious treat challenging this beast.
  • Rift Herald: The upper regions of the river hosts this powerful beast, who can be very intimidating when challenged.

The official confirmation of League of Legends: Wild Rift came on 16th October 2019 on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the League of Legends.

League of Legends: Wild Rift Crossplay Update

It has been revealed that fans won’t be able to enjoy the crossplay between the PC game and Wild Rift as the developers do not want to compromise with the integrity of competitiveness, and they want to ensure fair play across all platforms.