Over the past weekend, Riot Games’ highly lauded League of Legends animated series Arcane debuted its final three episodes of the first season, which has naturally prompted calls for a second season. According to Riot CEO Nicolo Laurent, that second season is coming, though not without a bit of a wait. “So yeah, we are working on [..] season 2. The good news: you won’t have to wait for 6 years (the time it took us to making season 1). The bad news: it’s not coming in 2022,” Laurent writes.
The final three episodes were all part of a whole slew of videos unleashed during Riot’s RiotX Arcane promotional event, which included several music videos as well as a development update from Project L, the Ruenterra fighting game that was first revealed in 2019. Senior director and executive producer Tom Cannon confirmed that it would be a 2v2 tag fighter and offered a “vertical slice” of the game’s direction. Project L will also not be coming in 2022, as the devs are adamant in making “a super high-quality fighting game that the FGC can invest deeply in, playing for years or even decades.” Ideally, the studio can do that without also being sexually harassing to its devs.