EYES TO THE SKY: RIOT GAMES TO TAKEOVER ICONIC BURJ KHALIFA IN SPECTACULAR STYLE

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  • Sunday 31 October, 2100 GST
  • Fans of League of Legends and upcoming Netflix animated TV series, Arcane, will be set for a display of huge proportions
  • Arcane will premiere worldwide on November 7

Riot Games, the developer behind the popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) video game League of Legends, are devising a takeover of Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa on Sunday (31st October) evening as it gears up to launch its hotly anticipated animated Netflix series Arcane, which will premiere globally on Netflix, November 6.

“We have something special planned at 9pm on Sunday evening at the Burj Khalifa and are calling all fans and TV aficionados to come down and join us. In true Riot fashion, what we have planned we are going to do in spectacular style. If you are a fan of what we create, you are definitely not going to want to miss this,” said Ali Muslumanoglu, Country Manager of Riot Games MENA.

RIOT has had a stellar year as it invests more into its IP’s such as VALORANT and League of Legends, with their 2021 League of Legends World Championship attracting 49.45 million international concurrent viewers last year. Coupled with the launch of their first television show, the company is doubling down on its approach to blending competition, entertainment, and gaming in a whole new way to serve RIOT’s global player base.

About Riot Games:

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, Riot released its debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports. 
As League enters its second decade, Riot continues to evolve the game while delivering new experiences to players with VALORANT, Legends of Runeterra, Teamfight Tactics,League of Legends: Wild Rift, and multiple work-in-progress titles, while exploring the world of Runeterra through multimedia projects across music, comic books, TV, and more. Founded by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill, Riot is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, and has 2,500+ Rioters in 20+ offices worldwide.