League of Legends will punish troublesome players by depriving them of loot

The massively popular League of Legends online battle arena game is headed toward its biggest update in many years with a slate of changes coming at the beginning of 2016. Among them, it has now been revealed, will be a new loot and crafting system, which will reward players for completing matches, but only if they conduct themselves appropriately. In an interview with Polygon, developer Riot Games says that “if you’re a player who is punished for toxicity or intentional feeding or so on, you can’t get loot.”

Jeffrey Lin, lead designer of social systems at Riot and a member of the company’s dedicated group for dealing with toxic behavior within LoL, describes the upcoming plans as a new way to encourage friendly communications and play….

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