Lengthy one of many worst-kept secrets and techniques within the video games trade, Riot’s combating recreation codenamed Challenge L has one other in-progress look out. Set within the League of Legends world, Runeterra, the video reintroduces Challenge L to those that noticed its previous previews. This newest video has the identical characters as final time: Jinx, Darius, and Ahri, however provides the time-rewinding Ekko.
Challenge L is known as an “assist-based” fighter, that means gamers make a group of two fighters, controlling separately whereas the opposite is introduced in for help assaults. The design strives for 2 issues: Actually sturdy netcode and easy-to-learn/hard-to-master controls. Designers Tom & Tony Cannon describe their hopes for Challenge L as one which gamers can bounce into and study the fundamental moveset of a brand new character shortly, however nonetheless be significantly outmatched by masters of that character.
The combating recreation, developed by Riot-acquired Radiant Leisure, has been within the works for years since its 2019 reveal, however we’ve not seen extra of it since. The Cannons promise they’ll attempt to talk extra about Challenge L sooner or later, although they affirm that Challenge L will not launch in 2021 or 2022.