The League of Legends client continues to be full of bugs
League of Legends fans tend to disagree on a lot of things, but there is often a mutual agreement among players that the client contains way too many bugs.
The LoL client has been a talking point for years, with many players complaining about all sorts of bugs. Some bugs are pretty harmless, while others have caused players to lose games and even ranks. New bugs sometimes appear during patches and others have been in the game for years without being fixed.
It's actually crazy to me that the league client can be so bad— Meteos (@MeteosLoL) December 30, 2019
Riot addresses client issues and bugs
The state of the client has luckily been addressed by Riot Games, who acknowledge that there are a lot of improvements to be made. Riot has started a “client cleanup campaign,” with the goal of cleaning up bugs in the client to a point where players won’t be affected by them on a daily basis.
Even though Riot has improved the client according to their reports, it still doesn’t seem to be enough. Players are still experiencing bugs that affect them in ranked champion select, the shop, in queue, and in other parts of the client.
Some of the many bugs are represented in a recent video on YouTube that started trending. The video perfectly shows how the client can act on a bad day and that there is a long way to go with Riot’s client campaign.
The most severe bugs often happen during champion select, where players can be stuck in a position where they can’t lock in or ban a champion. There have also been cases where players can’t save runes or change summoner spells, which can directly affect the outcome of the game.
The bugs force players to play the game at a disadvantage or intentionally dodge the game. If these bugs happen during ranked games, it can potentially hurt a player’s rank.
Riot will continue to work on improving the client, but it is unknown when players will see real improvements on some of the biggest bugs.
Visual Stories around the web
Riot looking to further improve LoL client, behavioral systems
Riot is looking to improve client performance in champion select
Riot Games plans on big penalties for AFK players in solo queue
New League of Legends client bugs have players angry with Riot
Offline mode possibly coming to League of Legends soon
G2 Esports vs. DAMWON Gaming: Worlds 2020 betting analysis
Diamondprox is now a free agent after parting ways with Gambit
SK Gaming's Trick open to LCS and LEC opportunities in 2021
Is TSM making changes in the bot lane for the next LCS season?
These are the biggest LCS free agents in the 2020 offseason
FORG1VEN will be looking to join a team ahead of the 2021 season
Zed and Samira to receive nerfs in the last patch of season 10
FunPlus Phoenix's Doinb criticizes G2 Esports' Worlds 2020 showing
Tyler1 gets upset at a fake Korean fan after signing to T1
Will Aphelios return to power after patch 10.21?
Where could Alphari end up next season in the LEC?
Out of Cloud9, which LCS team might grab Licorice in 2021?
This is why G2 may struggle versus DAMWON Gaming at Worlds 2020
Cloud9 reportedly promotes Fudge to LCS roster, Licorice out