Multiplayer online battle arena video game.
Developer Riot Games
League of Legends (abbreviated LoL) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game. The game follows a freemium model and is supported by microtransactions, and was inspired by the Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne mod, Defense of the Ancients.
The game consists of three current running game modes: Summoner’s Rift, Twisted Treeline, and Howling Abyss. Another game mode, The Crystal Scar, has since been removed. Players compete in matches, lasting anywhere from 20 to 60 minutes on average. In each game mode, teams work together to achieve a victory condition, typically destroying the core building (called the Nexus) in the enemy team’s base after bypassing a line of defensive structures called turrets, or towers.
League of Legends consists of three main maps, or “Fields of Justice.” Each have different terrain, objectives as well as varied summoner spells and items. A fourth map, the Crystal Scar, was discontinued.