Riot continues to broaden past League of Legends with new PC launcher
Riot Video games is maybe finest recognized for creating League of Legends, however lately, it’s added video games like auto battler Teamfight Ways and the hit shooter Valorant to its roster of titles. To make it simpler to open all of Riot’s video games in your PC, the corporate is releasing the Riot Consumer, a unified launcher that begins rolling out later this month.
“All desktop Riot video games shall be accessible from one consumer, with every sport having its personal devoted product web page with game-specific content material together with the newest information and occasions,” Riot’s Liz La Londe wrote in a weblog publish. “You’ll have the ability to clear up your desktop and solely have one Riot Consumer launcher the place all of your favourite Riot video games will stay! Nevertheless, when you want, you’ll be able to preserve your current sport desktop shortcuts for a direct path to your favourite sport.”
You may get an thought of what the brand new launcher will appear like on this video from Riot:
Riot is taking a staggered method to rolling out the Riot Consumer to make sure that it really works properly. The consumer will start rolling out on September twentieth, however the worldwide rollout gained’t begin till October 4th, and La Londe mentioned that date is “topic to alter if the group requires any updates or modifications.”
The brand new consumer may very well be essential for Riot because it continues to broaden its sport library. It has quite a lot of titles within the works, together with a League of Legends MMO, a single-player League of Legends spinoff, and a preventing sport that includes League of Legends characters codenamed “Challenge L.”