I guess most of you would be surprised by the news, but League of Legends still does not have an official publisher in Japan. All that is set to change, as Riot Games officially announced its Tokyo office recently as part of its ongoing global expansion. Prepare to meet the Japanese eSports teams soon!
Riot Games’ North America headquarters is looking to move to a new, spacious environment next year as well. Online gaming is still considered as a a growing industry in Japan, with several developers and competitive games making its way there. An eSports company was also formed last year.