This is news that will go straight to the hearts of fans of League of Legends. Netflix just shared the first one teaser from the animated series Arcane, based on the world of the famous video game.
The SVoD service also confirms a scheduled release at the end of 2021. For the time being, we have to be content with a few images, the video is only 18 seconds long, but it shows that the project is progressing.
Riot Games, publisher of LoL, is involved in the project, which is rather a good omen. The series will focus on the characters Vi and Jinx, two League champions well known to fans. It will take place in particular in the city of Piltover and in the region of Zaun.
Riot Games and Netflix, hand in hand
“Arcane was created as a love letter to our players and our fans, who always ask us for more cinematic experiences to take them deep into our universe”, says Shauna Spenley, director of the Entertainment division at Riot Games.
“League of Legends has been able to bring together a large community of fans around the world, and we are delighted to be the receptacle of the very first television series in this universe. “, said Dominique Bazay, director of original animation for Netflix. In short, the two actors are happy to work together. Hopefully we will be too as we watch the series.