Riot Games Set to Follow up on Arcane’s Netflix Premiere With League of Legends-Based Game

Published 11/10/2021, 1:38 PM EST


Arcane had an incredible premiere on Netflix and has gone up to become the best-rated series according to IMDB. It has a 98% viewer score on Rotten Tomatoes and an insane 9.4/10 rating on IMDB. Riot’s first animated series is all set to topple even Squid Game from the top porch at this moment. After this success, Riot is planning to extend its partnership with Netflix and release a spin-off of League of Legends called Hextech Mayhem.

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Riot Games will launch Hextech Mayhem as a spin-off for League of Legends

Hextech Mayhem is being developed by Riot Forge in collaboration with Bit.Trip developer Choice Provisions and is within the League of Legends universe. It will be a rhythm game where players can play the League of Legends characters Ziggs and Heimerdinger to bounce around to the music beats and unleash city busting bombs. The game will soon be available for Nintendo Switch and PC on November 16.

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Netflix has recently decided to integrate gaming services in its mobile app and this game will be available on the app. The streaming service has been prospecting for venturing into gaming services for long, and such announcements can definitely draw players to use the app. The game will be available for $10, but for Netflix users, it will be available for free.

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Besides this, Riot’s Arcane series has been able to garner overwhelming responses and positive reviews from viewers and has topped charts in terms of viewership. The series is on the way to topple Squid Game off the porch and has an insanely high rating of 9.8/10 in IMDB. This is perhaps the highest rating a Netflix original series has received to date.

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and has never looked back. Apart from his deep love for narrative-driven or campaign-based games, he enjoys casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone, and GTA Online.

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