Convergence: A League of Legends Story — the time-manipulating parkour platformer (and, yes, a League of Legends spin-off) from developer Double Stallion and Riot Games publishing arm Riot Forge — launches for Switch, PlayStation, Xbox, and PC on the 23rd May.
Convergence (or CONV/RGENCE, if you really must) is the third entry in Riot Forge’s genre-hopping, externally developed A League of Legends story series featuring familiar faces from Riot Games’ wildly popular MOBA. and spins them off into their own standalone adventures.
So far, the series has featured a turn-based RPG from developer Airship Syndicate titled Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, as well as Choice Provisions’ puzzler Hextech Mayhem, and last month’s action-RPG The Magseeker. , created by Digital Sun. , That’s all changed again for Convergence, which shines the spotlight on the dimension-hopping, time-manipulating Ecco of League of Legends, and brings another new genre focus.
This time, the series is diving into the realm of 2D action-platformer as Ecko navigates the city of Zaun. Parkour-style traversal is promised, as is “tight dynamic combat” and “unique exploration opportunities”, both of which make use of Ecko’s ability to travel in space and time.
Convergence: League of Legends Story will be available on May 23 for PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store. The fourth League of Legends story game — Song of Nunu, the single-player narrative adventure from RIM developer Tequila Softworks — is currently slated for release later this year.