9/2 PBE Update:Championship Kalista update & Balance Changes

Posted on at 11:44 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue in the 5.18 pbe cycle, today's update includes various tweaks to Championship Kalista, removal of the "Ironside Malphite" name, Mordekaiser being able to self cast his W, and several other tentative balance changes.
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9/1 PBE Update: Championship Kalista, Championship Ward Skin, Names on Scoreboard, and more!

Posted on at 2:28 PM by Moobeat
To kick off the 5.18 PBE cycle, the PBE has been updated! Today's update includes Championship Kalista, a new championship ward skin, player names back on the scoreboard, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

Patch 5.17 Notes

Posted on at 11:34 AM by Moobeat
Continue reading for the complete notes, including a look at the upcoming PROJECT skins & content, updates to the Spectator HUD, and several balance changes as we get ready for WORLDS!

Red Post Collection: Meddler on tentative at 5.18 plans, CertainlyT on Duo vs Solo Morde, XP increase test, and more!

Posted on at 10:13 AM by Moobeat
This morning's red post collection includes Meddler with discussion on a few tentative balance changes coming in the 5.18 cycle, CertainlyT on Duo vs Solo Lane Mordekaiser, an upcoming test to increase XP gains, more ask.fm responses from Lyte, and more!
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Patch 5.17 Server Maintenance

Posted on at 1:10 PM by Moobeat

Good news everyone - Server maintenance for our next patch, Patch 5.17, has been scheduled!

On September 2nd at 3:00 am PDT for NA, 5:00 UK time for EUW, and 3:00 CEST for EUNE, servers will go down for maintenance and the  5.17 patch will be applied.

Here's  NA version of the  Network Operations maintenance announcement:
"On 09/02/15, starting at, 01:30 Pacific time (08:30 UTC), ranked queues will be disabled in preparation for patch 5.17. 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 5.17 maintenance times:

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I'll keep you updated as more information on what the patch contains and patch notes become available. While the [ 5.17 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.

This Week in Esports [AUGUST 24TH - AUGUST 31ST]

Posted on at 12:37 PM by woops
We're back with another edition of This Week in eSports as the NA & EU Regional Qualifiers have just wrapped up this past week and 4 more teams have qualified for the 2015 World Championship. 
[Warning: This post contains event spoilers!]

Continue reading for more information on NA/EU Regional Qualifier results, IWCT results, qualified teams for the 2015 World Championships,  and more!

Free Champion Rotation, Week of September 1st

Posted on at 10:09 AM by frostyNinja
The free to play champion rotation for this week features Amumu, Fiora, Lucian, Master Yi, Nami, Renekton, Taric, Varus, Zed, and Ziggs.
Continue reading for these champions' regular store prices.

Champion and Skin Sale 9/1 - 9/4

Posted on at 7:02 AM by frostyNinja
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between September 1st and September 4th, you'll be able to pick up Void Fizz for 675 RP, Scarlet Hammer Poppy for 487 RP, Enchanted Galio for 260 RP, Lulu for 487 RP, Ziggs for 440 RP and Lux for 395 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

Red Post Collection: Party Ip Weekend, Player/Team Names on Scoreboard, 8/27 & 8/28 PBE Updates, and more!

Posted on at 8:01 AM by Moobeat
Tonight's red post collection includes a heads up that NA/EU/OCE/TR will have having a Party IP weekend  this weekend, Rayven noting they plan to add player/team names back to the scoreboard, the latest on the NA server move and stress test, a look at the small PBE updates from 8/27 & 8/28, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

EU & NA LCS Regional Qualifiers

Posted on at 8:00 AM by Aznbeat
The last 2015 World Championship spots for North America and Europe are set to be decided during this weekend's EU NA LCS Regional Qualifiers!
Continue reading for a (spoiler free) look at team info, schedules, and VODs once they become available!