Netflix and video game publisher Riot Games on Monday unveiled the animated series project set in the “League of Legends” universe, which is a very popular game and the basis for many sports competitions.
The two partners said in a press release that the cartoon, called “Arcane”, will be launched worldwide by the end of 2021.
This will be the first attempt at riot games into the audiovisual world. Produced and produced by Riot Games Animated Series in collaboration with Productions by French studio Forti, it has previously worked with Riot and other game publishers and also developed the animated series for Marvel Studios.
So far, some details have been provided in the series storyline. According to the press release, she follows “The origins of the two iconic league champions and the power that separates them“.
“League of Legends”, or LOL, is a video game launched in 2009, played on a five-by-five team and aims to destroy his rival castle. The multiplayer bottle arena game serves as a ground for highly competitive sports tournaments, some of which are watched by millions of fans around the world.
Riots recalls that he also worked on other variations of the game, in the form of music, comics and board games.