Riot Games has released an update and gameplay video on its League of Legends (LoL) fighting game currently in development.
The fighting game, code-named " Project L," will not be released before the end of this year or next, and the goal is to create a fighting game that will be played for decades to come, so there is no rush to release it. The company also announced that it has no plans to rush the release of the game.
Tag-team style fighting game
"Project L" will be a tag-team style fighting game in which two different champions (characters) will form a tag-team and fight against each other.
The game is similar to Capcom's VS. MARVEL series, in which the player can see the backup character performing assisted attacks, and can also switch between characters to perform combos.
In the video clip released this time, the game's art style has been redesigned and the champion's moves are introduced in detail.
The report also touches on the netcode used in fighting games for online matches, an important aspect of fighting games, and while using rollback as a foundation for development, it also introduces existing code such as RiotDirect to minimize the ping used in the company's MOBA "League of Legends" and FPS "Valorant". The company has added existing technologies such as RiotDirect to minimize pinging used in their MOBA "League of Legends" and FPS "Valorant.
While the core gameplay, controls, art direction, and other elements of what makes a game work are mostly in place, "we still have a lot of work to do," he said, "including creating a complete list of champions, designing stages, adding menus and UI, and creating a ranking system. ", he stated that there is still more work to be done.
Release after 2023?
As mentioned at the beginning of this article, it was announced that the game will not be released in 20212022, but no definite release date was also announced.
However, since it will not be released in 2022, it will definitely be after 2023.
The company said that it will make at least two updates in 2022 and will report back on progress early in the second half of 2022.
We look forward to Raiatto Games' announcement in a year's time.