League of Legends, the popular MOBA from Riot Games, hit Netflix in fall 2021 with Arcane, an animated adaptation which was originally slated to premiere throughout the past year. This is the first television series developed and produced by the video game company, which has had the collaboration of Fortiche Productions for this project.
Arcane narrate the origins of the most iconic champions of League of Legends, focusing on the birth of a power that will separate them forever. The plot will take place between Piltover, a utopian region of the universe of this franchise, and Zaun, an underground and oppressed counterpart. Below you can see a new trailer of Arcane published by the official account of the video game in Spain:
“League of Legends has inspired a phenomenal fan and has a fervent followers all over the world, so we are very happy to be home to the first series based on this universe, Arcane. It will be a visual spectacle full of emotions, that will have the spectators on the edge of the seat, “he says. Dominique Bazay, director of original animacin para Netflix in a press release.
For its part, Shauna Spenley, Global President of Entertainment, Riot Games, wanted to explain where the idea for this series came from: “Arcane was conceived as a love letter to our players and fans, who We were asked for more cinematic experiences centered on the worlds and champions of League of Legends“He says. He has also commented on why they chose Netflix to distribute it:” Due to its incredible brand value internationally and the common goal of always producing the highest quality content. Netflix is the perfect partner so that fans all over the world can enjoy Arcane“.