8/27 PBE Update: Guardian of the Sands Kha'Zix, Akali Splash, Cassiopeia TU & Gameplay Update

Posted on at 2:45 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated, including a new Guardian of the Sands Kha'Zix skin, model/texture and gameplay updates for Cassiopeia, a new splash art for Akali, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

Red Post Collection: Azir Discussion, Ascension to PBE Soon, Punishing extreme Intentional Feeders, Ranked Restrictions, Soraka Rework not in 4.16, and more!

Posted on at 11:09 AM by Moobeat
Following yesterday's round of news surrounding Azir, patch 4.15, and the PBE, this afternoon's red post collection is massive!  Topics include a sizable discussion on Azir, L4T3NCY with information on the upcoming featured gameplay mode Ascension, IronStylus commenting on Renekton's model and texture updates that are currently on the PBE, Socrates and Lyte sharing new player behavior systems regarding ranked restrictions and aggressively handling intentional feeders, Vesh commenting Soraka's rework will NOT be in 4.16, and more!
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[UPDATED] 8/26 PBE: Azir, Renekton Model &Texture update, Ascension Assets, New Kha'Zix Skin Placeholder

Posted on at 3:28 PM by Moobeat
[Big Update - New Info at bottom of post: A second, small update was pushed to the PBE! The Summoner's Rift update is now back up for testing and it's full of CRITTERS and the river now has ripple effects when you walk through it. We also have new AA vfx for Urgot ]

The PBE has been updated  and Azir is now available for testing! Additionally, we also have a model and texture update for Renekton, Galactic Renekton, Outback Renekton, and Bloodfury Renekton,  new summoner icons, assets for and details on the ASCENSION featured gameplay mode, and more!
Continue reading for more information, including a detailed look at our newest champion!

Patch 4.15 Notes

Posted on at 1:12 PM by Moobeat

Patch 4.15 is on the way and the official patch notes have been posted!
Continue reading for the full set of patch notes, including LOADS of bug fixes, changes for Urgot, several new skins, and much more!

Azir, the Emperor of the Sands, Revealed

Posted on at 12:05 PM by Moobeat
"An oft-repeated legend stirs in the desert of Shurima. The swirling sands carry rumors of the ancient emperor Azir, somehow returned." - Azir, the Emperor of the Sands, has been revealed!
Continue reading for more information, including a preview of Azir's abilities and playstyle!

Red Post Collection: [Continued] Meddler Champion Design Q&A, SUGAR RUSH begins, and more!

Posted on at 6:05 AM by Moobeat
This morning's red post collection features a reminder that SUGAR RUSH has started, Meddler returning to answer more champion design questions, Ghostcrawler commenting on split pushing, and a correction to this weeks free champion rotation!
Continue reading for more information!

Patch 4.15 Server Maintenance

Posted on at 4:00 PM by Moobeat
Good news everyone - Server maintenance for our next patch, Patch 4.15, has been scheduled!

On August 27th at 3:00 AM PDT for NA, 5:00 GMT for EUW and 02:00 GMT for EUNE, servers will go down for maintenance and the 4.15 patch will be applied.

Here's  NA version of the  Network Operations maintenance announcement:
"On 08/27/2014, starting at 01:30 PDT, ranked queues will be disabled in preparation for patch 4.15. At 3:00 PDT, 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 6 hours."
Here's a collection of the patch 4.15 maintenance threads for each server:

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I'll keep you updated as more information on what the patch contains and patch notes become available. While the latest PBE content is usually a good indicator of what's to come, please remember that it is tentative and not everything may make it to live.

End of Season Rewards and the new Master Tier

Posted on at 11:52 AM by Moobeat
While the exact end dates will be announced sometime during October, Riot has published additional information regarding the upcoming end of season rewards, including a teaser for the next Victorious skin, and the new Master Tier!
Continue reading for more information!

Free Champion Rotation 2014 Season Week 32

Posted on at 10:18 AM by frostyNinja
NOTE: Due to a bug, Gnar was replaced with Garen in this week's free to play champion pool.

The free to play champion rotation for this week features Braum, Corki, Fiddlesticks, Gangplank, Garen, Hecarim, Lissandra, Malzahar, Nami, and Vayne.

Continue reading for these champions' regular store prices.

Champion and Skin Sale 8/26 - 8/29

Posted on at 7:00 AM by frostyNinja
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between August 26th and August 29th, you'll be able to pick up Bloodstone Taric for 487 RP, Warmonger Sion for 487 RP, Blast Zone Heimerdinger for 260 RP, Nautilus for 487 RP, Riven for 440 RP and Sona for 395 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!