League of Legends, LoL will have a series on Netflix under the name Arcane. As both parties announced on their social media, this series will launch internationally in the fall, so production is well advanced.
In this way, they listen to the fans and will release a series set in the broad lords of the game. The cinematics released months and years ago have shown the great potential that this series could have and with Arcane they go one step further.
The story takes place in the utopian region of Piltover and its underground and downtrodden counterpart, Zaun. Throughout the chapters the origins of two important champions of this MOBA will be told and how the appearance of a power will separate them forever.
Statements following the agreement between Riot Games and Netflix to release Arcane, inspired by LoL
Dominique Bazay, Original Animation Director for Netflix, had this to say: “League of Legends has inspired a fan phenomenon and has a fervent following around the world, so we are excited to be home to the first series based on this universe, Arcane. It will be a visual spectacle full of emotions, which will have the audience on the edge of the seat.
On the other hand, Shauna Spenley, Global President of Entertainment, Riot Games, talks about this agreement with Netflix and the approach to fans: «Arcane was conceived as a love letter to our players and fans, which asked us for more cinematic experiences focused on League of Legends worlds and champions.
Due to its incredible brand equity internationally and the common goal of always producing the highest quality content, Netflix is the perfect partner for fans around the world to enjoy Arcane «.