Ruined King Download and everything we know so far
Promising an exciting new take on the League of Legends universe, Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is a turn-based role-playing game (RPG) advancing the stories of familiar League of Legends characters across the World of Runeterra. The indie game is developed by Airship Syndicate, the makers of Darksiders Genesis, and published by Riot Forge. Let’s take a closer look at what we can expect from this game.
Everything we know so far: plot, champions, release date
Set in two key regions in Runterra – the port city of Bilgewater and the mysterious Shadow Isles, the narrative-driven game invites players to unite a party of League of Legends Champions to fight the enemy, while also solving puzzles, avoiding traps and uncovering secrets and mysteries.
According to the recently released gameplay trailer, Ruined King is turn-based exploration and combat based game. Champions take turns casting their abilities, and you will likely need to plan ahead how to use em’ to dominate combat. The standard health, mana, an overcharge bar are present as well as and a turn order list. You Champions level up as you plow along, improving their stats and abilities.
Six playable characters are presented with the announcement – Miss Fortune, Illaoi, Braum, Pyke, Ahri and Yasuo. The game also has several champions from League of Legends and Runeterra that appear as cameos or enemies including Gangplank, Maokai and Thresh.
With Ruined King we will get to delve into the characters’ individual storylines, yet according to legendary comic book artist and CEO of Airship Syndicate Joe Madureira, the stories will tie into the LoL universe at large.
“Ruined King is a single-player turn-based RPG and it takes place in current League of Legends lore. It was very important to tie into the current life and events and timelines of the Champions, and factoring in everything Riot is doing and where it’s going. We’ve created a story that sort of, furthers these Champions in their own individual storylines, and still ties into the universe at large,” Madureira told Gamereactor in an interview.
Riot hasn’t specified the release date yet; however Ruined King is expected to be released in early 2021.
How and where to download Ruined King
According to Riot, Ruined King is set to be the first single-player game to bring the LoL universe to both consoles and PC. Ruined King will be released in early 2021, and will be available on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC via Steam and Epic Games Store. Stay tuned, we will update this article as more information about Ruined King download becomes available.
Some basic FAQ is available as fall for those interested in a TL:DR version.
Ruined King Frequently Asked Questions:
Will Ruined King be multiplayer?
Ruined King is a single-player game.
What genre is Ruined King?
Turn-Based Indie Role-Playing Game with lore development characteristics.
Will Ruined King be free to play?
Not yet specified, but you will most like have to buy the game. All Airship Syndicate developed games are with a price tag attached.
When is Ruined King coming out?
In early 2021. We will update this FAQ as soon as it is announced.
Will the Ruined King be a champion?
Ruined King is almost confirmed to also be the new jungler coming early 2021 in League of Legends! With the above details, many gamers have affirmed that Ruined King will be the newest jungler champion to join of League of Legends.
The newest champion is called Viego and is likely going to be the Ruined King as lore diggers have pointed out.