• With Patch 9.13 on the horizon for League of Legends, it looks like Qiyana isn't the only new addition on the horizon. Riot is also adding a new game mode! 1 / 8

  • The new game mode, Teamfight Tactics, is a mix between an auto battler and strategy as it brings a new flavor to Summoner's Rift. 2 / 8

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  • This game mode was announced via press release earlier this week, and Summoners will pick randomized champions to do battle for them on a hexagonal grid against 7 other opponents until one man is left standing. 3 / 8

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  • Teamfight Tactics pits Summoners against each other, neutral monsters, and has a bunch of new mechanics that we haven't seen in previous featured modes. 4 / 8

  • The mix of auto battling and strategy is an interesting one which could be a nod to how the League of Legends mobile game will look once Tencent is done working on it. 5 / 8

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  • The auto battling genre is no stranger to mobile devices, though this is the first time that fans will see it employed in the main game. It's unclear how long Teamfight Tactics will stick around at this point. 6 / 8

  • Patch 9.13 is rumored to drop on June 25, and it'll contain not only Qiyana but also this new game mode. Players with PBE access will be able to experience Teamfight Tactics in advance of release. 7 / 8

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