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Riot Games Confirms It's Working On A League of Legends MMO

Confirmation via Twitter

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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.

Street made the announcement in a tweet putting out a call that they were hiring, but confirmed that it's an MMO in a subsequent reply.

The internet is reacting like you might expect, with many people celebrating this announcement. 

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.


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Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore