Riot Games opens League of Legends storytelling division

In mid-October, Riot Games celebrated its 10th anniversary by announcing five projects at once. To this company

hasn’t stopped and is already preparing to expand the League of Legends universe with story games.

What is known

The company opened a division of Riot Forge,which will be involved in the publication of plot games for the LoL universe. Moreover, the development will be given into the hands of third-party developers, which may alert fans. Questions are raised by the company's approach. Riot plans to do indie projects, and not swindle AAA.

“Forge games will be classified as indie -we do not plan to create huge AAA projects. We want to focus on tailor-made and completed experience of the highest quality. We hope that League fans will appreciate them, ”said Lynn Lumb, head of Riot Forge.

Riot Forge, although it will give developmentthird-party studios, but plans to help teams. The company will support developers with information about the world of LoL, to avoid waste from the canon, and will also take care of marketing, localization and more.

The projects themselves will go to differentplatforms, including consoles, smartphones and personal computers. At the same time, some games will only appear on specific platforms for which they are best suited.

The first game to come out from under the wing of RiotForge will be shown at the The Game Awards 2019, on the night of December 12 to 13. So far, the company has decided not to tell who it plans to work with, and the projects themselves are at an early stage of development.

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