5/3 PBE Update: Taliyah, the Stoneweaver, New Super Galaxy Fizz, Kindred, & Shyvana skins, and more!

Posted on at 11:17 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! To start off the 6.10 PBE cycle, we have our new champion Taliyah, the Stoneweaver up for testing, new Super Galaxy skins for Fizz, Kindred, and Shyvana, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

2016 Mid-Season Invitational - Group Stages [May 4th - 8th]

Posted on at 11:16 AM by woops
Top teams from around the world have gathered in Shanghai, China to compete in the 2016 
Mid-Season Invitational!  Starting May 4th, the six teams will battle through the Group stage!
Continue reading for a look at MSI info, schedules, and VODs once they become available!

Champion Reveal: Taliyah, the Stoneweaver

Posted on at 11:00 AM by Moobeat
The champion reveal for our upcoming champion Taliyah, the Stoneweaver is out!
Continue reading for more information, including a look at her splash, in-game model, and kit!

Patch 6.9 Notes

Posted on at 10:59 AM by Moobeat

Patch 6.9 is on the way and the official patch notes have been posted!
Continue reading for the complete notes, including a massive set of mage changes, info on the new elemental and elder dragons, itemization changes, and much more!

Patch 6.9 Server Maintenance Announced

Posted on at 5:13 PM by Moobeat
[UPDATE: PATCH 6.9 NOTES AVAILABLE HERE.]

Good news everyone - Server maintenance for our next patch, Patch 6.9 , has been scheduled!

On May 4th at 3:00 am PST for NA, 5:00 UK time for EUW, and 3:00 CEST for EUNE, servers will go down for maintenance and the 6.9 patch will be applied.

Here's  NA version of the  Network Operations maintenance announcement:
"On 05/04/16, starting at, 01:30 Pacific Time (08:30 UTC), ranked queues will be disabled in preparation for patch 6.9. At 03:00 Pacific time (10:00 UTC), the servers will be shut down and all games currently in progress will end in a draw and stats will not be recorded. We estimate the battlegrounds will be unavailable for 3 hours."
Be sure to check your particular servers status page for your region's specific 6.9  maintenance times:

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I'll keep you updated as more information on what the patch contains and patch notes become available. In the mean time, feel free to check the  [ 6.9 PBE content ] for a tentative look at what is coming in the patch!

Taliyah: Homecoming

Posted on at 10:05 AM by Moobeat
Following the Taliyah's story, check out Homecoming:

"A rising threat in the desert forces a young stone mage to abandon her training and rush home to protect her family. Read the full story here: [link]"
Be sure to check out  The Bird and The Branch for more on our upcoming champion Taliyah and keep an eye out for more information later this week!

This Week In Esports [April 25th - May 1st]

Posted on at 10:01 AM by woops
With MSI just around the corner, we're back with another edition of This Week in eSports!
[Warning: This post contains event spoilers!]

Continue reading for more on final standings of various region's playoffs, team/player news, VODs, and more!

Free Champion Rotation, Week of May 3rd

Posted on at 10:00 AM by frostyNinja
This week's free to play champion rotation includes Annie, Bard, Braum, Evelynn, Fizz, Lee Sin, Miss Fortune, Swain, Trundle, and Twitch. These champions will be available for free play starting May 3rd!
Continue reading for these champions' regular store prices.

Champion and Skin Sale 5/3 - 5/7

Posted on at 7:31 AM by Aznbeat
A new sale starts tomorrow! Between May 3rd and May 7th you can snag Forsaken Jayce for 675 RP, Wildfire Zyra for 487 RP, Junkyard Trundle for 375 RP, Chosen Master Yi for 260 RP, Kha'Zix for 487 RP, Yorick for 440 RP, Cassiopeia for 440 RP and Cho'Gath for 292 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

Red Post Collection: Hexakill: Twisted Treeline live in RGM Queue, MSI 2016 Primer, and more!

Posted on at 1:20 AM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection includes a reminder that Hexakill: Twisted Treeline is up in the Rotating Game Mode queue, a dev blog on some of the behind the scenes improvements to the League Client update,  a primer on the upcoming 2016 Mid-Season Invitational, and more!
Continue reading for more information!