We are delighted to share the news that Netflix’s upcoming animated series based on Riot Games’ highly popular “League of Legends” video game franchise will release this year! “Arcane” takes place in the utopian region of Piltover, and the oppressed underground of Zaun. Apparently the story will follow the origins of two iconic League champions-and the power that will tear them apart.
Director of Original Animation for Netflix Dominique Bazay said of the news:
“League of Legends has inspired global fervor and fandom and we’re thrilled to be the home of the first television series set in this universe, Arcane. The series promises to be a visually spectacular thrill ride that will have viewers on the edge of their seats.”
Riot Game’s Global President of Entertainment Shauna Spenley added: “Arcane was created as a love letter to our players and fans, who have been asking us for more cinematic experiences that dive deeper into the worlds and champions in League of Legends. Netflix, with its incredible global brand and shared goal of delivering premium, high quality content, is the perfect partner to help us bring Arcane to players around the globe.”
“Arcane” is set to release sometime this Fall. We’ll let you know when we hear a specific date.