Brexit is even making 'League of Legends' champions pricier

From Engadget - July 6, 2017

It's a familiar story: Currency fluctuations following the UK's vote to leave the European Union has meant that Riot is effectively earning less money from RP than it was before. The situation is a tad more frustrating than normal considering there's no physical product (with significant overheads) being manufactured and distributed, but RP is Riot's primary revenue stream from an otherwise free-to-play game, and business is business.

Instead of changing the price of the various bundles, the same amount of money will instead get you roughly 20 percent less RP from July 26th -- 5 will be good for 790 RP instead of 975, for example. Riot is also doing away with the (reportedly) rarely purchased 2.50 tier and introducing a new 15 bundle to stagger the rungs a little tighter.


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