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League of Legends: Wild Rift launches in North and South America

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League of Legends Ashe (Image credit: Riot Games (screenshot))

What you need to know

  • League of Legends: Wild Rift is now available for iOS users in North and South America.
  • The beta was originally opened for players in Europe and Asia.

League of Legends: Wild Rift has officially released its beta for iOS users in North and South America.

The beta was originally announced to become available for iOS users back at the beginning of March. . The title, which brings the magic of League of Legends to the iPhone for the first time, retains the core aspect of the game but optimizes it for mobile.

League of Legends: Wild Rift is a MOBA that features 5v5 gameplay and is dependent on building skills and enforcing strategies to come out on top. The game features the core League of Legends experience, but on mobile. Players can team up with friends, lock in their champion, and execute top-level strategies with smooth controls and fast-paced gameplay.For persons looking to jump into the world of League but don't possess a PC strong enough to handle the game, Wild Rift features an accessible, user-friendly experience that can be accessed by anyone who has a smartphone. Accessibility is important in games, and multiplayer games are becoming more and more popular.

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League Of Legends Wild Rift Katarina (Image credit: Riot Games (screenshot))

Riot Games originally introduced the Regional Open Beta in Europe and Asia, but it is now available for iOS users in North and South America.

Apple had highlighted the new game at its iPhone 12 event in the fall of 2020. The company pointed out that, with the inclusion of 5G connectivity in the iPhone for the first time, games like League of Legends could come to iOS with the low latency needed to perform at an optimum level while on the go.

You can download League of Legends: Wild Rift (opens in new tab) from the App Store now.

Joe Wituschek
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.