In a tweet today by Riot's Greg Street, VP of IP and Entertainment at the studio, the company has confirmed that its creating an MMO. Also, in the same tweet the studio confirmed they were hiring for this endeavor.
League of Legends fans have been clamoring for an MMO set in the game's universe for years now, and Street's tweets confirm that the team behind the MOBA phenomenon is currently working on one in the League universe.
I have news!My recent job at Riot has been to help develop the League universe, which we’re going to need!Because it is time. My new job is to kick off a big (some might say massive) game that many of you, and many Rioters, have been asking us to create.PS We’re hiring— Greg Street (@Ghostcrawler) December 18, 2020
It is an MMO— Greg Street (@Ghostcrawler) December 18, 2020
The internet is reacting like you might expect, with many people celebrating this announcement.
Hell yea! Looking forward to more cool stuff!— Lance James (@Myll_Erik) December 18, 2020
AYO?????????????— Cloud9 (@Cloud9) December 18, 2020
bro don't give me hope like this https://t.co/cZVDK5Lx9q— scarra (@scarra) December 18, 2020
I'm sorry what— Steven Spohn (Spawn) (@stevenspohn) December 18, 2020
Right now we know, well, nothing really other than its in development, but we'll be sure to follow this story and share any information we might be able to once more information is available. Are excited for an MMO in the League universe? What are you looking for Riot to do with the genre? Let us know in the comments.