Thursday, 23 May 2024

Everything coming for League’s Season 2024 – Champions, Skins, Esports, and more…

Last year was an incredible year for League of Legends, with new game modes, exciting esports events, and Summer Events that players loved. However, Season 2024 is set to surpass all expectations with even more changes and updates. In this article, we’ll dive into the new champions, skins, esports updates, and more that are coming to League in Season 2024.

New Champions coming for Season 2024

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This hatchling is the first champion of the year

Let’s start with the most exciting news—the new champions. Riot has revealed three new champions coming in 2024: Smolder, Ambessa Medarda, and an enigmatic Vastayan mage. Smolder, the Fiery Fledgling, is the first champion of the year. Riot has designed Smolder to be a straightforward ADC, showcasing the team’s focus on gameplay. The Vastayan champion and Ambessa from Arcane will also make their way onto the Rift. Both champions bring unique abilities and exciting gameplay mechanics.

VGU State Update – Skarner, Shyvana, and a secret champion

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Ambessa from Arcane is making its way onto the Rift

In addition to new champions, several champions are receiving Visual and Gameplay Updates (VGUs) this year. Skarner is getting ready for his long-awaited release in the first half of the year. A champion from Arcane will also receive a VGU, and fans can’t wait to see who it will be. Shyvana is receiving updates focused on improving her gameplay and refining her character without a complete overhaul. These VGUs will bring fresh and exciting experiences for players.

Champion Mastery System is being updated

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Shyvana is looking nice

League of Legends players who have achieved Mastery Level 7 with their favorite champions will soon have new levels to progress through. Riot is uncapping the leveling system, allowing players to show off their dedication and skill. Each new level beyond Level 7 will unlock a unique mastery emote, and players can display an evolving number to showcase their total mastery level. Current champion mastery points will carry over to the new system, so players can continue to show off their expertise.

Game modes

Riot’s Arena mode, which debuted to positive reception, will be returning soon with new improvements, including additional teams and new maps. Players can expect new augments and other enhancements in future updates. In addition to Arena, URF will be back for Lunar New Year, and One-For-All is also planned for release later in the year. Riot is also working on a new game mode that will provide a more relaxing experience for players. More details will be revealed in the coming months.

Skins: Upcoming thematics, Prestige Skin List, and Updates on ASU

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Primal Ambush takes inspiration from South East Asia

League of Legends fans can look forward to a range of exciting skins in Season 2024. The year kicks off with the Heavenscale skin line, a fresh take on Lunar New Year that pays homage to the holiday’s rich cultural heritage. Other new and returning skin thematics coming in the first half of the year include Primal Ambush, Porcelain, Faerie Court, Project, and Blood Moon. Additionally, several champions, including Rakan, Ezreal, Kindred, Evelynn, and Kayle, will receive prestigious Prestige skins.

Update on Lee Sin and Teemo ASUs

League of Legends players have been eagerly anticipating Art & Sustainability Updates (ASUs) for Lee Sin and Teemo. The update for Lee Sin is well underway, with his base finalized and work progressing on his skin catalog. Riot has focused on maintaining Lee Sin’s smooth gameplay while enhancing his visual design. Players can expect Lee Sin’s update to arrive in early May. Regarding Teemo’s update, Riot is still working out the timeline due to certain challenges. More updates will be provided in the future.

Anti Cheat Update – Vanguard is coming to League

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In an ongoing effort to combat cheating and maintain fair gameplay, Riot is introducing Vanguard, their proprietary anti-cheat and anti-botting software, to League of Legends. Vanguard has already been successfully implemented in VALORANT and will be rolled out to League in late February or early March. Vanguard runs at the Kernel level and is designed to address issues such as bots, disruptive smurfs, and scripting. If a cheater is detected, the game will be stopped, and LP will be refunded to all players except the cheater.

Esports update – Hall of Fame, Changes to MSI, and Regional Start Dates

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League of Legends Esports is evolving with exciting changes and events planned for Season 2024. The main regions will now have three base slots at Worlds, including LPL, LCK, LEC, and LCS. Additional slots can be earned through MSI, with the winning team securing a guaranteed spot at Worlds. MSI will feature a double-elimination format, offering thrilling matches and the potential for incredible comebacks. The tournament will be held in Chengdu, China, from May 1st to 19th. Additionally, Worlds 2024 will take place in Europe, with the Finals held at the O2 Arena in London, England.

Riot is also introducing the League of Legends Hall of Legends to recognize and celebrate legendary players and teams that have made a lasting impact on the game and the community. The first inductee will be selected by an independent voting panel of esports industry veterans and experts from all regions.

The competitive Season for various regions is set to begin on different dates, including LEC, LLA, LCK, PCS, LCS, VCS, CBLOL, and LPL. These regional start dates mark the start of an exciting season filled with epic matches and rivalries.

This overview of Season 2024 in League of Legends showcases the incredible content and updates that players can look forward to. Whether it’s the new champions, impressive skins, or thrilling esports events, there’s something for everyone. Stay tuned for more updates and get ready for an amazing year of League of Legends.

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