Ruined King was introduced in December 2019 because the first-ever singleplayer League of Legends sport, and likewise the primary sport to return out of the Riot Forge publishing label. As we speak Riot introduced that Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, because it’s formally named, will go into full launch on Steam and the Epic Video games Retailer in early 2021.
The League of Legends spinoff is being developed by Airship Syndicate, whose earlier releases together with Battle Chasers: Nightwar and Darksiders Genesis, as a part of Riot’s effort to push past the mega-hit MOBA League of Legends. Riot Forge releases shall be set in Runeterra and have League characters, however shall be “completable” video games developed by exterior accomplice studios.
“Ruined King is a good way to broaden the world of Runeterra for model new gamers in addition to our devoted League of Legends followers,” Riot Forge head Leanne Loombe stated. “Ruined King would be the first singleplayer sport to convey the LoL universe to each consoles and PC. We’re excited to take this plunge into exploring tales and champions that gamers have loved through the years, and might’t watch for our gamers to embark on this new journey with us.”
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story shall be set in two areas of Runeterra: the port city of Bilgewater, house to monster hunters, dock gangs, and smugglers, and the Shadow Isles, shrouded within the lethal Black Mist that corrupts all it touches. Gamers will kind a celebration together with League of Legends characters Miss Fortune, Illaoi, Braum, Yasuo, Ahri, and Pyke, as a way to defeat a mysterious widespread enemy.
That is a fairly skinny as a synopsis goes, however Riot stated that it’s going to have extra to say in regards to the sport in December. Within the meantime, you possibly can dive deeper into the lore underpinning the sport (and there is loads of it—that is League of Legends, in spite of everything) at ruinedking.com.