Following Riot Games’ announcement on 12 September regarding the iOS beta test program, League of Legends Wild Rift today announced that its regional closed beta is being launched in five South-East Asian countries. Via their official twitter handle, the announcement was made. Indonesia is the first lucky country in South East Asia to get access to the beta version. There were also announced six additional new Champions and five new hero skins ahead of the closed beta test.
About Wild Rift regional closed beta
The Indonesian players who have pre-registered themselves in Google Play will be able to receive the invite. They can further follow up on the news here. According to Riot Games, they will be inviting a very small number of players. In a couple of days, ie on September 18, they will be inviting players from the rest of Southeast Asian countries namely Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, and Singapore with future regional availability expected in the coming weeks!
The selection from these regions will be entirely random and the test will be running for a few weeks and an announcement will be made before it is closed. The reason for picking those regions is to check the load handling and stability of the servers as the countries are fairly near to each other. In addition to that, they have cleared all the doubts and dilemmas about the Account Reset.
All the data bound to the account will be reset when the testing ends. Like, progress, ranks, achievements, and the in-game currency (Wild Core) will also be reset. But, the players who bought the in-game currency (Wild Core) will gain an extra 20% bonus when the game launches. In order to get the bonus, the player needs to sign with the same email id.
New Champions and Skins announced for the closed beta
Further, six new Champions were revealed by LOL wildrift ahead of the closed regional beta release. They are:
- Dr. Mundo
- Jarvan IV
Along with them, they teased new footage of gameplay in a short clip.
Five new hero skins were also announced ahead of the beta release. They’re available now to help you kick off the playtest in style! They are:
- Spellthief Lux
- Marauder Ashe
- Rogue Admiral Garen
- Boom Boom Blitzcrank
- Worldbreaker Nasus
Apart from this, the devs encourage the players and content creators to make videos and posts regarding the beta test to create a hype among the gamers from other regions.