Say goodbye to the little blue field: League of Legends’ legacy shopper is retired

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League of Legends’ legacy shopper has needed to go off to stay on a farm, however don’t be concerned, youngsters. It’s completely happy there, and as we speak you will get a model new shopper that is higher and shinier.

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Here’s the announcement, alongside a useful FAQ. Much just like the Cybermen, everybody can be upgraded to the brand new shopper – whether or not you prefer it or not – subsequent time you launch League. Riot say the brand new shopper “has been built from the ground up to use newer technology that allows us to develop features faster” and that dropping the legacy shopper will reduce improvement prices and allow them “to go full steam ahead on new client feature development”.

There are additionally plenty of quality-of-life enhancements:

  • Pop the message window out, transfer it wherever you want, and resize it as you want
  • Choose to robotically cover cellular or offline pals in a bunch in your pals listing
  • Drag and drop to rearrange rune and mastery pages
  • Shift and click on to assign 9 runes without delay
  • Change in-game settings from the shopper
  • More management on sound settings tunings than in legacy

Riot go into extra element concerning the causes for the change on their blog. They acknowledge that the brand new shopper isn’t good, that it would want a while to earn your love, and point out a couple of of your considerations that they may take into account as they train it to do higher. These embody the chat module overlaying up necessary buttons, forcing you to attend till the choose section is over to decide on a pores and skin, and lacking profession stats. 

Top of the feedback thread is KuroFenikkusu’s concern about merchandise units, a function that is not within the new shopper. Riot say they initially hadn’t deliberate on bringing it again attributable to low useage, however after suggestions they “now intend to rebuild the merchandise set creator software”. They warn that it might take fairly a while as improvement hasn’t but began.