Fans of Riot Games smash-hit animation Arcane: League of Legends have been desperately awaiting information about season 2 of the series since confirmation that season 2 was in production in November 2021 with the release of a teaser on their social media channels.
Since then, all has been quiet. That in itself isn’t surprising — season 1 of the show took six years to develop. Fans were hoping for a markedly quicker process this time around, though, and have been regularly pressing Riot and the series’ co-creators Christian Linke and Alex Yee for any scrap of information they can get.
Finally, over a year and a half since the original teaser, fans have a little something to keep them going, though it’s nothing as concrete as a release date just yet. Instead, it was revealed at the 2024 Tencent Video V Vision Conference in China that Arcane season 2 will premiere next year. Tencent has owned Riot Games since 2011. The announcement seemed to be business focused, without much fanfare, and simply confirmed “winter 2024.” Hopefully, now the cat is out of the bag, fans might get a bigger announcement from Riot themselves.
Arcane was released in November 2021 and quickly became one of Netflix’s biggest hits to date. The series, which is made in partnership with Riot Games, stars Hailee Steinfeld (Hawkeye, Dickinson), Ella Purnell (Yellowjackets, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children), and Katie Leung (the Harry Potter movies), as well as featuring outstanding voice performances from Kevin Alejandro, Jason Spisak, Toks Olagundoye, JB Blanc, and Harry Lloyd.
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