Open beta begins January 24, however you will get in early
The subsequent digital card recreation on the block is Legends of Runeterra, a deck-building League of Legends spin-off that’ll be cross-platform between PC and cellular. It’s the type of title you may be curious to attempt however not absolutely decide to – if that’s the case, you will have a hassle-free probability to play the open beta later this month.
The open beta begins at 11:00am Pacific on January 24, 2020, but it surely’s doable to get a one-day head-start. Players who’ve both participated within the Legends of Runeterra preview patches or pre-registered for the game on PC by 11:59pm Pacific on January 19 can get early entry on January 23.
I am going into most betas assuming that my progress won’t carry over to the total model, however on this case, that is not a priority. Riot Games is promising “no further account resets” for Legends of Runterra.
What’s extra, Ranked play is beginning in earnest with a Beta Season that’ll proceed till launch.
“We want you to be able to test different competitive decks without sacrificing progress,” mentioned Riot. “So if you attain a tier in Legends of Runeterra, you will maintain that rank for the remainder of the season.”
Players can earn a commemorative icon for his or her highest Ranked tier, and there’s additionally a bonus only for displaying up: “an unique Moonstruck Poro Guardian as soon as Legends of Runeterra absolutely launches.”
“Our goal is to make a game where how much you spend does not determine how much you win,” mentioned government producer Jeff Jew. “Since we got rid of paying for randomized pack and made getting cards accessible for every player, that means we’re doubling down on optional paid personalization.”
The beta may have a few new features, together with a social panel and “friend challenge” characteristic (within the Americas, Asia, and Europe), three new guardians, six new boards, and updates to playing cards like Anivia.
One final be aware: Legends of Runeterra is a standalone obtain, so you do not want the LoL consumer to play.
Legends of Runeterra is anticipated to launch later this yr on PC, iOS, and Android.