League of Legends: Wild Rift (also called Wild Rift or WR) is an multiplayer online battle arena game currently available for iOS and Android phones with console release details TBD. The game was developed by Riot Games, a subsidiary of Tencent. and is an abridged version of its PC counterpart, League of Legends, with its own champion roster and content releases.
From June 6 – June 27, 2020, the game was released to select players in an alpha test. On September 16, 2020, the game began releasing in closed beta to select regions. On October 27, 2020, the game transitioned to open beta. Throughout the beta phase, the game rolled out to more regions at later dates.
League of Legends: Wild Rift brings the fast-paced PVP action-strategy of the LoL PC game to mobile and console!
Welcome to the Wild Rift! Featuring the same skill-based 5v5 PVP gameplay you expect from League of Legends on PC, Wild Rift was built from the ground up for new platforms. Lock your choice from a huge cast of League champions, team up with friends, and outplay the opposition.
- THE LEAGUE YOU KNOW
Experience the thrills of League's competitive and strategic 5v5 gameplay, rebuilt specifically for mobile and console. Choose your champion, take to the Rift, and destroy the enemy Nexus in 15-20 minute matches.
- A NEW RIFT
Explore the Wild Rift, a new-yet-familiar 5v5 map based on Summoner's Rift and streamlined for faster games. A responsive dual-stick control scheme, designed exclusively for new platforms, makes sure your skillshots on mobile feel as crisp as they do on PC.
- NO IMPOSTORS
Wild Rift will include a familiar cast of overchampions at launch, with more favorites on the way. Light the way with Lux, spin to win with Garen, or blow it all up with Jinx.
- COMPETE AND CLIMB
Master the new Rift, climb the Ranked ladder—and earn unique loot along the way. Like LoL PC, Wild Rift lets you prove yourself with high-skill champs, macro strategy, and myriad playstyles.
- DRESS TO IMPRESS
Customize your champ's look to your liking with loads of skins across dozens of themes. Then, get closer than ever before with Wild Rift's all-new 3D model viewer.
- SKILLS NOT BILLS
All champs can be earned for free, and there's no paying for playtime or power. Ever.
The map is an abridged Summoner's Rift which has been reduced in features and territory, but still supports three lanes and five players per side.
The map is an abridged Howling Abyss which has more or less the same amount of features though with reduced territory.
Wild Rift has noticeable differences compared to its LoL counterpart. Champions, runes, summoner spells, items, monsters, and maps have been tweaked or completely altered for this new take on the classic MOBA game.
The camera is oriented with the Allied Base at the bottom left of the map. The paths are marked to indicate the objective near that path, but red side will have additional indicators for the intended roles.
Players control their champion with a twin-stick control scheme, using one to move and one to aim their basic attack targeting as well as their ability.
Not all champions from LoL will be released onto Wild Rift.
Wild Rift has an additional rank tier: Emerald, that is between Platinum and Diamond.
- Iron, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Emerald, Diamond, Master, Grandmaster, Challenger.
- Wild Rift is Riot Games' take on the Multiplayer Online Battle Arena genre for mobile and consoles.
- This game is primarily made for the Chinese mobile market as its extensively supported in that region compared to international releases of the game.
- This game was heavily inspired by classic League of Legends released on PC and Mac.
- The game was visually remastered from scratch, giving skins and champions a different appearance from League of Legends on PC.