Red Post Collection: Prestige 2020 End of the Year & 2021 Updates, Proclamation of the Trifarix, and more!

Posted on at 9:27 AM by Aznbeat
Today's red post collection includes a big update on Prestige Points including a look at 2021's prestige skins & the 2020 end of year shop and several changes to system coming next year, a new story on the Universe concerning Noxus and the Trifarix, more WR open beta regions soon, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

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Prestige 2020 End of the Year & 2021 Updates

Here's Riot KenAdamsNSA with a huge update on Prestige for the end of 2020 and moving into 2021 - including a look at 2021's line up, End of Year Prestige Shop info & items, 2020 Prestige Points extended into 2021, changes to acquiring next year including no 2021 prestige points, and more!
"The End of Year Prestige Shop is coming soon, with bigger changes in the works for 2021."
"With patch 10.24 comes the last Prestige Points skin of the year: Star Guardian Soraka Prestige Edition. After that, a new Diana skin will release in 10.25 as our last Event Prestige for the year, bringing the 2020 list of offerings to:

2020 Prestige Point Skins:
  • True Damage Senna
  • Coven Zyra
  • Arcanist Zoe
  • True Damage Yasuo
  • Patch 10.24: Star Guardian Soraka

2020 Event Prestige Skins:

  • Mecha Kingdoms Garen
  • Dark Star Malphite
  • Pulsefire Lucian
  • Spirit Blossom Teemo
  • PsyOps Ezreal
  • Obsidian Dragon Sett
  • K/DA ALL OUT Kai'Sa
  • Patch 10.25: Diana (thematic to be announced)
Many of you have been making plans for how to spend your Prestige Points, and we have an important update to share: 2020 Prestige Points are being extended partway into 2021 and there will be no 2021 Prestige Points.  
Around the middle of 2021 (pending any setbacks) we're streamlining the rules around rare and exclusive content, which'll include retiring Prestige Points—full details to come as we lock things down closer to the update. With less than half the year to obtain points and less than half as many options to choose from compared to 2019 and 2020, we thought it'd be unfair to create a 2021 edition of Prestige Points. Extending 2020's points and giving you additional options to choose from felt like the right course of action. 
Here's the timeline:
  • Dec 9: The 2020 End of Year Prestige Shop opens
    • 2020 Event Prestige skins become available for 100 Prestige Points, without border or icon. This is not your last chance for these skins.
    • Other content is available for Prestige Points—details below 
  • Jan 28: The End of Year shop closes
    • 2020 Event Prestige skins go back to being unavailable
    • 2020 Prestige Points and Prestige Point skins will remain available 
  • First half of 2021: Event Prestige and Prestige Point skins release in the first half of 2021 as normal 
  • ~Late April-Late June: Shortly before the mid-year update occurs, we'll open another Prestige Point Shop
    • 2020 Event Prestige skins will once again become available for 100 Prestige Points, without border or icon
    • 2021 Event Prestige skins will also be available for 100 Prestige Points, without border or icon
    • Other content will be available for Prestige Point 
  • ~Early May-Early July: The mid-year Shop closes
    • 2020 and 2021 Event Prestige and Prestige Point skins become unavailable
    • 2020 Prestige Points become unavailable 
  • ~Late May-Early July: The mid-year update occurs and Prestige content begins releasing under the new model
NOTE: Since we're extending 2020 Prestige Points, Diana's Event Prestige won't be available for Prestige Points in the End of Year shop since she'll be available for event tokens for most of the duration. She'll be available for Prestige Points in the mid-year shop. 
If you know in your heart of hearts that you want to spend your 2020 Prestige Points on a 2020 skin, you'll still be able to pick it up as originally scheduled. If you'd rather wait to see what comes out in the first half of 2021 before spending your points, don't worry—you aren't forfeiting your chance to nab a 2020 pick by waiting a few more months. 
Here are the 2021 Prestiges we know for certain will be in the May/June shop:  
2021 Prestige Skins
  • Fiora (Event Prestige)
  • Leona (Prestige Points)
  • Lulu (Event Prestige)
  • TBD Conqueror (Prestige Points). We haven't locked in this champ yet, but we’ll be considering champions that had an impact on pro play in 2020.
If additional skins become eligible, we'll let you know. 
Back to the present, here's what'll be in the End of Year Prestige Shop when it opens in 10.25, aside from the 2020 Event Prestige and Prestige Point skins. 
  • 5 Prestige Points: 100 Prestige Point bundle event icons
    • Night & Dawn, Mecha Kingdoms, Dark Star, Pulsefire, Spirit Blossom, PsyOps, and Worlds 2020 
  • 25 Prestige Points: Animated Prestige K/DA ALL OUT Kai'Sa emote 
  • 50 Prestige Points: Pulsefire Grab Bag
    • 3 skin shards of the same tier:
      • 30% chance for 750 tier
      • 30% chance for 975 tier
      • 30% chance for 1350 tier
      • 10% chance for 1820 tier
    • 1050 Orange Essence
    • Gemstone and Mythic Skin permanent drop rates multiplied by 1.5 
  • 75 Prestige Points: Lucky #7 Grab Bag
    • Seven skin shards for skins worth 750 RP or more
    • Gemstone and Mythic Skin permanent drop rates multiplied by 1.5 
  • 100 Prestige Points: PsyOps 2020 Grab Bag
    • Six skin shards from any tier
    • Three additional skin shards for skins worth 1350 RP or more
    • Gemstone and Mythic Skin permanent drop rates multiplied by 1.5 
  • 3 Prestige Points: Hextech Key 
  • 1 Prestige Point: 30 Orange Essence
We'll be back mid-2021 with the full rundown of the rare and exclusive content update, including the future of Prestige. 
Happy holidays!"

 

Universe Update -  Proclamation of the Trifarix

A new short story is up on the Universe! Check out "Proclamation of the Trifarix"!
Here's an except of the address to Noxus Citizens: 
"Citizens of Noxus, I bring word from the capital! 
It is a time for celebration! The Hand of Noxus is returned, and stands with our new Grand General! With the noble houses united behind them, the new age of our glorious empire begins now! 
Let it be known that, on this day, from distant Shurima to the shores of Ionia, the countless wars initiated by Boram Darkwill have been ended. No longer will our treasuries be drained in pursuit of victories that none can truthfully promise. No longer will our brave warriors spend their lives needlessly, and without gain. 
Noxian gold, and Noxian blood. These are the treasures that Jericho Swain has pledged to return to you, the people."....

[Check out the full story here!] 



Miscellaneous

"10.24 Preview with changes
-A few additions (Amumu, Cosmic Drive, Icons)
-It's so much that we needed 2 images
Keep the feedback coming, were steadily moving closer to a stable state, pace feels pretty good so far."
"Our first pass of adjustments to item icons based on your feedback. 
Goal is to improve:
-Icon clarity (clearer silhouette, less noise)
-Icon differentiation (more color separation)|
-Rendering polish
Here's a preview of the work in progress:"
  • A new K/DA Art Blast is up over on Artstation! Check it out for a huge collection of concepts and arts from numerous Riot artists for the variety of recent K/DA promotions, skins, and event! 


Other Games


Wild Rift
  • The Wild Rift open beta is opening up in more countries soon - Oceania, Taiwan, and Vietnam on December 7th and Europe, Turkey, Russia & CIS, Middle East, and North Africa on the 10th! Check out the tweets and short video below!
[1] "Open Beta is coming to Vietnam, Oceania, and Taiwan on 7 December. And on 10 December, it’s hitting Europe, Turkey, Russia & CIS, Middle East and North Africa! Let’s gooooooooo! #ReadyWhenYouAre #WildRift #LeagueOfLegends"

[2]  "Uh, that's... December 8 local time. December 7 PT. Sorry about that, we just woke up."


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