Alongside a short teaser video, Netflix has announced that the League of Legends animated series Arcane will debut in Fall 2021.
While the teaser only lasts about 20 seconds, it features League of Legends’ Vi and Jinx, as well as some unknown characters who can run on walls and use lightning powers.
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) May 3, 2021
Arcane was announced at League of Legends’ 10th Anniversary Celebration in 2020 and is being developed and produced by Riot Games. The company revealed it was set in the utopian Piltover and the underground of Zaun, and will star “two iconic League Champions” which appear to be Vi and Jinx.
It was originally set to be released in 2020 but was delayed into 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Creative development and production is hard, especially in a world where you can’t see your coworkers IRL,” Riot Games’ Vice President of IP and Creative Development Greg “Ghostcrawler” Street said. “We have video meetings now, which help, but they are no substitute for being in a room where we can really get the creative energy flowing. Combine these issues, along with the technical difficulties of production at the international scale, and the problem becomes a lot bigger.”
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