League of Legends (LoL) is one of the most popular games in the world. It was originally created for the PC, however, a mobile version, called League of Legends: Wild Rift is in development. The beta version of the game is already available in many countries in Asia, Africa and Europe, and will soon come to South and North America. In this article, you will find everything you need to know about this new game, so read on.
League of Legends: Wild Rift is the mobile version of LoL, a game that currently has one of the largest communities on the Internet - its World Championships attract millions of viewers. According to Riot Games, developer of the LoL games, Wild Rift keeps the same gameplay as the PC versions. It has different game modes that LoL fans are familiar with, such as MOBA 5x5 and ARAM.
The main adjustments are concerned with some details, for example, how some characters move or carry out their attacks because gamers can use only two fingers to perform all the action in the game. In addition, the mobile version allows the user to customize the position of the buttons, leaving all operations the way they want.
Currently, the Wild Rift beta features over 40 playable champions. Riot Games revealed that the plan is to launch two new champions each month, with the arrival of two of the most loved characters - Katarina and Rammus - confirmed for the upcoming months.
Also, the game features exclusive skins and some of them are available in the beta. In February, during the special Lunar Beasts event, to celebrate the Chinese New Year, champions Annie, Darius and Miss Fortune will receive the first unique skins of the mobile version.
As we said earlier, this beta is available only in selected countries. Testing began in September 2020 with countries like Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. In December LoL: Wild Rift reached countries in Europe and North Africa.
When it comes to America, there is still no information on the official release date. However, Riot Games recently announced that the beta version will launch in countries in the Americas starting in March.
This being said, players can now pre-register on the Play Store. Thus, they can have early access to the game and the app will install automatically once it is available, without wasting a second to start playing.
To play LoL: Wild Rift the user needs to have a cell phone with Android 5 or higher or, iOS 10 or higher. In addition, the game requires the user to have at least 2.4 GB of free space on the device. Internet access is also required. Finally, it is clear that the more modern the phone, the more powerful the processor is, which means that the game will run better.
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