Riot Games is working to improve touchscreen accuracy » FirstSportz


An official branch of Riot Games’ primary LoL experience, League of Legends: Wild Rift has received generally positive reviews so far. Riot Games faces different development challenges as mobile gaming is very different from gaming on home consoles or PC.

Some of the issues with the League of Legends mobile edition are undoubtedly related to the accuracy of touchscreen gaming and gestures, and it seems Riot Games might have some fixes. For example, some of the company’s most recent patent filings relate to approaches to improving target acquisition and object accuracy on touchscreen mobile devices.

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Riot Games is working on touchscreen accuracy

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While Wild Rift offers excellent onboarding elements for new players, it’s difficult to ignore the reality that playing on a touchscreen phone virtually eliminates all touchless control options for the user, making item placement and map markers quite difficult. “The method may include displaying a dynamic image or map on a touch screen and receiving a touch gesture thereon,” the patent states.

Riot Games’ latest patent filings suggest that the company is already exploring various ways to circumvent these issues through the use of context-sensitive object pop-ups and gestures.

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According to the patents in question, Riot’s ultimate goal is to improve moment-to-moment object aiming and non-conversational communication between players. While voice chat is now available in Wild Rift, the more ways players have to communicate with each other, the better.

The patents therefore don’t go into great detail on how Riot intends to implement these features, but they do specifically mention a “precision positioning tool” for merchandise and map markers.

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It is important to remember that nothing contained in these patents suggests that quick fixes and implementations are guaranteed. Probable application of these technologies could still be in the early stages of development, so it could be months or even years before anything happens – if anything happens at all.

In the meantime, it’s probably best to focus on League of Legends’ future champions for 2022, some of which will no doubt appear in Wild Rift as well.

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