A step-by-step guide to install League of Legends without problem. Image Source: TechCrunch

League of Legends is now over seven years old, and the game is more popular than ever. The Riot Games hit title has seen a steady rise in popularity, growing to exceed the 100 million mark in monthly active players this year.

Both gamers and critics alike raved about League of Legends and its unique style, rich gameplay, and overall refreshing experience. Now, the gaming community has realized how precious the instant classic from Riot Games truly is.

League of Legends has become a worldwide phenomenon, with nearly $30 million in prizes awarded in official competitions, and tens of tournaments organized every year. The title has consolidated as a renowned platform in the eSports world.

The game is free to play, and it enjoys from al large, loyal following base mainly because it is catchy and does not require cutting-edge specs to run on a computer. Anyone can join the League of Legends craze, and here we show you how.

The famed video game for PC, League of Legends has reached over 100 million users in the last month. Image Source: Open Man Driva
The famed video game for PC, League of Legends has reached over 100 million users in the last month. Image Source: Open Man Drive

League of Legends System Requirements for PC

For PC gamers, the specs required on a rig to play League of Legends are nothing too dramatic. Riot Games even continues to support ports of the game for particular versions of Windows XP as well as Windows 10 ports.

However, the recommended specs for an optimum League of Legends experience include a 2.4 GHz dual-core processor (Intel or other), 4 GB of RAM, and 12 GB of free storage in the hard drive or SSD.

Riot Games suggest a NVIDIA GeForce 8800 or an AMD Radeon HD 5670 for graphic processing. These are nothing too wild since League of Legends can run well enough on any GPU with at least 512 MB of VRAM.

How to install League of Legends

From the official League of Legends site, aspiring players need only to create and account to sign up and get access to the game’s download section.

The latest version of the title should download when doing this for the first time, and players should be keen to remember this is a free game. If the site asks for banking information, it is possible you are on the wrong site and not downloading LoL.

Riot Games is the studio developer and publisher of insanely popular video game League of Legends that first launched in 2009. Image Source: LoL
Riot Games is the studio developer and publisher of insanely popular video game League of Legends that first launched in 2009. Image Source: LoL

After the download finishes, gamers must run the .exe file and wait for it to locate the setup files in the computer’s system. The installation process should begin shortly after automatically.

Once the installation is complete, the game should launch instantaneously as well. A desktop icon should appear on the desktop for easy access to League at any time.

How to avoid bugs and problems running League of Legends

While installing the latest version of the game usually gives no problems, players of League of Legends have had all kinds of bad experiences with updates and patches.

Riot Games notes that the first measure to take when running into an issue with League of Legends’ performance is just uninstalling and reinstalling the game. Furthermore, these in-game errors became so frequent and obnoxious at one point that Riot developed a dedicated tool to sort out all these issues once and for all.

Players experiencing problems while playing League of Legends can now download the Hextech Repair Tool. Running a scan with the tool will bring up a description of the problem affecting the game and provide a solution for it.

Source: Riot Games

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