By now you’ve heard that Riot announced League of Legends: Wild Rift. This is a new version of the company’s popular League of Legends game, except that it has been redesigned to be played on mobile devices and consoles. We don’t know which consoles the game will be launching on, but it looks like the Nintendo Switch could be a possibility.
This is according to a job listing on Riot’s website that seems to reference the Nintendo Switch. There is no specific reference to Wild Rift on the Switch, but it does seem to call for developers who are familiar with shipping cross platform games, covering the Xbox, PlayStation, and the Switch.
But there is also a position for a software architect with the job requirement’s description reading, “Experience and understanding with two or more of the following platforms: Microsoft Windows OS (desktop), iOS or Android OS (mobile), XB1, PS4, Nintendo Switch (console).”
Wild Rift on the Switch makes sense. Nintendo’s latest console is popular with developers, unlike its predecessor, the Wii U. The portability of the Switch and Switch Lite is perfect for league of Legends: Wild Rift. It looks like the company is planning for a 2020 release. We may hear more soon.