PUBG MOBILE, one of the world’s most popular mobile video games, and game developer and publisher Riot Games, have announced a partnership to bring characters, items, and locations from its upcoming series, Arcane into PUBG MOBILE. The updates will begin releasing in mid-November as part of its Version 1.7 update, giving fans unique new experiences in one of Riot’s first partnerships to bring the world of League of Legends to more players worldwide. The official announcement video for the partnership is now available here.
Vincent Wang, Head of PUBG MOBILE Publishing, Tencent Games: “We’re extremely excited to be partnering with Riot Games to celebrate its first-ever League of Legends animated series. Runeterra is one of the most beloved universes in gaming, and to be able to bring that magic to PUBG MOBILE while also supporting the release of Arcane is an amazing opportunity. We’ve got a lot in store for our players with the Version 1.7 update, including some completely new gameplay features we’ve never experimented with before, so we can’t wait to show off more.”
Brandon Miao, Cross-Product Experiences and Partnerships Lead, Riot Experience (XP) at Riot Games: “PUBG MOBILE is a beloved game that has been embraced by players around the world. We value partners that nurture communities of shared play with a deep commitment to developing exciting new content to delight players. We look forward to bringing an authentic celebration of Arcane to Erangel.”
Arcane, created by Riot Games in partnership with Fortiche Productions, will debut on Tencent Video in China and Netflix globally on November 6 at 7 pm PT. The first TV series based on the League of Legends universe, the show will follow the origins of two iconic League champions and the power that will tear them apart.
In each game update, PUBG MOBILE provides new, interesting, and engaging content to its players through partnerships with key entertainment properties in movies and gaming and collaborations with musicians, celebrities, and more. This is the first partnership between PUBG MOBILE and Riot Games and will also bring new game areas and gameplay modes inspired by Arcane to the world of PUBG MOBILE.
Stayed tuned for more details on the PUBG MOBILE x Arcane partnership, to be revealed with the launch of the PUBG MOBILE Version 1.7 update in mid-November.
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