Big Change For The Riot MMO: "It's The Right Time To Hand Over"

Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street leaves Riot and the Runeterra MMO he was spearheading – will this strongly affect the game's release?

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What happens to the Riot MMP after the departue of such an important personality? | © Riot Games

Executive producer and vice president of the untitled MMORPG League of Legends, Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street, has left Riot Games.

Ghostcrawler is a longtime Riot Games veteran who became the lead gameplay designer for the massive MOBA game League of Legends in 2013, overseeing its massive progression. After nine years of working for Riot Games, the time came when Ghostcrawler announced on Twitter some very sad news for his fans...

Why Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street Is Leaving Riot

From the Twitter post, we could learn that the reason Ghostcrawler left his career was to be closer to his family. Having spent the last few months in mourning after devastating personal losses, the developer decided to make way for what matters most in life.

What Happens To The League of Legends MMORPG Now?

Ghostcrawler's success as a developer of both League of Legends and World of Warcraft has been a key part of many fans' faith in the upcoming MMO game based on LoL. While this may worry some potential players, Ghostcrawler has been doing his best to praise the MMO team and express his confidence that the product is being developed by his team members who have remained at Riot. Greg assures us on Twitter that the MMO game is in good hands.

With this information, we can conclude that so far there is no indication of problems with the game's release. Ghostcrawler made an undeniable impact on the League of Legends and Riot Games portfolio, he was a definite authority for many, and we are sad that he won't be around for the next iconic game. We are extremely sorry to hear of his departure from the company and his emotional loss. Take care, Greg!

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