Netflix's animated TV series Arcane is set to premiere in November 2021, and it will debut with co-streaming exclusively on Twitch. Content creators on the platform will be able to broadcast themselves watching and reacting to the first episode of the nine-episode series.
In addition to co-streaming the first episode on Twitch, players and fans around the world will also be able to check out the Global Premiere Event hosted at Riot's Headquarters in Los Angeles. The event will feature innovative red carpet for media and streamers around the world.
Arcane's Global Premiere Event will be broadcast by streamers and influencers reprsenting 30 countries, and fans will be able to watch them co-stream to celebrate the debut of Netflix and Riot's animated series with their communities. Fans who watch the digital co-streamable on Twitch will get Twitch Drops, exclusive in-game items for Riot's games.
"Interest in deeper storytelling from our global player base played a big part in our decision to make Arcane, so it's only right that they will be able to watch the first episode of Arcane together as a community," said Brandon Miao, Cross-Product Experiences and Partnerships Lead, Riot Experience (XP) at Riot Games. "When designing the event, we wanted to blend traditional entertainment with innovative, digital-first approaches that increase access for players around the world, creating something new for people to enjoy together."
The premiere of Arcane will be at the center of a global celebration for players and fans of the League of Legends IP, combining the 2021 League of Legends World Championship with Riot's first-ever television series.
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Here's the official synopsis of Arcane from Netflix:
From the creators of League of Legends comes a new animated series, Arcane. Set in the utopian region of Piltover and the oppressed underground of Zaun, the story follows the origins of two iconic League champions-and the power that will tear them apart.
Arcane Season 1 will have a total of nine episodes, and three episodes will be released every week starting November 6. For more details about Arcane, check out everything you need to know here.