It looks as if League of Legends gamers will finally give you the chance to dig into the lore of the sport’s world via some kind of bodily product containing the historical past of Runeterra. The newest deep dive into how the narrative facet of League has been approached in 2019 and the way it’ll proceed to discover totally different components of the sport hinted at a mission that’s “about to hit shelves.” More particulars elaborated on that tease and stated Riot Games has created a “beautiful bundle of lore goodness” gamers will probably be in a position to purchase.
The “Narrative in 2019” article from head of narrative Ariel “Thermal Kitten” Lawrence touched on some of the most important narrative developments to this point in 2019 earlier than transferring on to discussing what’ll apparently be a bodily assortment of League lore. The creation of the brand new Ixtal area and the exploration of different locations via the eyes of champions like Ezreal are simply components of what gamers have seen this 12 months alongside tales of reimagined champions like Pantheon.
But in the direction of the tip of the article in a part titled “Questions Still on the Shelf,” we see an indicator of what’s to come.
“Within narrative, we constantly bring up and debate the little shiny bits of our world and characters,” the Rioter stated. “These often present as stories we’d like to tell about Runeterra, but have a hard time connecting to the more focused opportunities surrounding a specific champion launch. Also, while we’re surrounded by the digital versions of Runeterra’s stories and images on Universe, we wanted a way to hold it in our hands. Maybe I’m old school, but there’s nothing like getting lost between pages. Thankfully we’ve found a particularly sparkly solution to address both of these desires. Details on how to acquire this beautiful bundle of lore goodness will be coming very soon.”
Though it may not have something to do with the product itself, it’s price declaring that the publish from the narrative lead incorporates many makes use of of the phrases “shiny” and “sparkly.” Rioters are recognized to insert teasers into the textual content forward of upcoming reveals, so it’s price taking observe of for future teases even when there’s no hidden which means behind it.
League already has a ton of tales gamers can discover by studying via the recreation’s universe, so maybe this guide or regardless of the product could also be will comprise these tales together with details about the various champions and the areas they inhabit. Riot additionally partnered with Marvel to create comics that includes some of the sport’s most recognizable champions.