The release of too many champions will affect the experience of a large number of new gamers approaching League of Legends.
Currently, with the ownership of 161 generals, League of Legends is the Esports game that owns the largest number of characters in the e-sports village. Indeed, look at Apex Legends (23 characters) or Valorant (18 Agents) or even Dota 2 (123 generals), League of Legends possesses a far superior number.
And this year, with the plan to release 4 more champions, that number will increase to 165. This will be an interesting thing for veteran gamers when they already have a solid enough foundation to play. understand all the mechanics of the game. But it is a huge barrier that makes new players unable to access League of Legends. Therefore, Riot Games will decide to temporarily delay the release of new champions in the near future.
Specifically, in an interview with Broken by Concept, designer Matt “Phroxzon” Leung-Harrison officially confirmed that the champion pool of League of Legends was nearing the ‘threshold’ number and had to stop to avoid ‘threatening the enemies’. new players’ access to the game.
“Creating a new champion is very easy compared to how new players can understand and play them. Therefore, we may pause or at least slow down the release progress of champions in the future to make it easier for them to get used to the game “- Phroxon said.
However, he also did not specify when Riot will completely stop the release of new champions. It is possible that this NPH will still release new champions, but with a smaller number than the current (4 generals 1 year) to both ensure that it is easy for new players to access the game but also enough to satisfy the games. future veteran.
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