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LoL: Will ARAM Ever Get A Ranked Mode?

News 18-01-2024 12:56

ARAM has always been the fun mode in League of Legends. Nothing beats battling it out on the Howling Abyss with your friends after a work day or, even worse, a harsh ranked session. But could we combine the two somehow? Ranked ARAM?

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Could we get a ranked ARAM mode? | © Riot Games

ARAM is the for fun mode in League of Legends. People use it to try whacky item builds on a champion that they have been randomly assigned. It's meant to be taken lightly and just a quick fix for fun and team fights. Some players take it a bit too serious tho and care a lot about their hidden ARAM match making rating. 

These players try their absolute hardest to win and don't shy away from using broken combos or even dodging lobbies if their team comp doesn't look strong. This raises the question: “Could there ever be a ranked ARAM game mode?

LoL: Could We Get Ranked Aram?

The answer is pretty simple. Riot Cadmus has answered this question in the Riot Reddit AMA. 

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Riot Cadmus is the Leading Figure in Riot's Game mode department and as such knows the answers to such questions. He clarified that a ranked approach to the “for fun” game mode ARAM would go completely against the premise of the mode. Players are going over to ARAM's to not stress over a competitive experience. It doesn't matter if you don't play your best, you are just looking to have a good time. 

If Riot was to introduce a ranked queue to ARAM it would change the whole dynamic of the mode. A meta would form and the perception of the mode as a “for fun” experience would change. In previous times, they have tested it a little and got a very obvious negative response from the community, which is why they are avoiding a permanent ranked ARAM experience.

I love aram clash. | © Riot Games

On the other hand, ARAM Clash exists for the sole reason of making it competitive. Since those are rare and limited times only, it doesn't take away from the average ARAM experience and just makes it more enjoyable. I personally love ARAM clash and the thoughts you have to put behind your limited team comp and wish it would appear more often.

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