League of Legends: Riot Celebrates Start of 2021 Season on January 8

League of legends season 2021
The developers want to present all upcoming innovations on a livestream today. (Credit: Riot Games)

The year 2020 was an exciting one for LoL developer Riot Games, after all, the game universe of the cult MOBA has grown significantly. New games like Wild Rift or Teamfight Tactics were released and the developers also have some surprises up their sleeves for the 2021 season. Riot plans to unveil all the innovations for 2021 on a live stream on January 8.

What can we expect in the League of Legends universe in 2021? What's next for Teamfight Tactics? What are the creators planning for Wild Rift? And what about Ruined King? Riot Games will reveal this and much more on January 8 at 16:00 CET in a live stream about the 2021 season.

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League of Legends Season 2021 Livestream

2020 gave us even more opportunities to experience the League of Legends universe. With Legends of Runeterra, Teamfight Tactics, or Ruined King, developer Riot Games makes the world of the MOBA hit palatable to many new players who have not warmed up to LoL so far. The developers also have some treats up their sleeves for the new year, and what they are, we will find out as early as this afternoon.

On January 8 at 4:00 PM CET the developer will give us a glimpse of what to expect in Season 2021 on a live stream lasting about an hour. In the course of the stream, there will be a preview of League of Legends for PC, Legends of Runeterra, Teamfight Tactics, League of Legends: Wild Rift, and Riot's Esports Leagues.

In addition, the creators want to use the stream to celebrate the successful year 2020 with the entire LoL community. In order to draw attention to the live stream, Riot has released a short teaser trailer, which has an exciting surprise in store at the end: Viego, the Ruined King himself, is not only getting a standalone game but is also set to join the League of Legends roster as a new champion later this year.

But that's not really news in itself, after all, we already know quite a bit about Viego.

So tune in to Riot Games' official YouTube and Twitch channel at 16:00 CET to learn more about the future of the LoL universe. At the same time, the new Season 11 in League of Legends will also be launched.

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Original article by EarlyGame's Philipp Briel.