Is League of Legends down – servers are now back up following widespread outages

Is League of Legends down – servers are now back up following widespread outages
Antony Terence Updated on by

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Want to know if League of Legends is down?

The popular MOBA title from Riot Games receives constant updates through the year. But that also means that the game will be down due to downtime or server load. Here’s how to check server status and check if any maintenance is ongoing.

Here’s how many champions are in League of Legends and a primer on Arena mode.

Is League of Legends down

League of Legends servers are up and running as of 6:23 pm UK time. According to DownDetector.com, there are now only less than 20 reports of network outages, so server issues largely seem to have abated. While there’s been no official word from Riot just yet, we’ll let you know once we hear of an official confirmation.

We’ll update this page in the event of downtime or server overload. While they tend to be rare occurrences, they can ruin your experience temporarily. Check this site if you aren’t sure why League of Legends isn’t working on your device.

If the servers are fine, check your internet connection

Chances are that the error is on your end, be it an unstable connection or an iffy VPN.

LoL server status - An image from the official Riot Games X (formerly Twitter) profile. Image from X (formerly Twitter).
An image from the official Riot Games X (formerly Twitter) profile. Image from X (formerly Twitter).

How to check League of Legends (LoL) server status

We’ve got a bunch of handy ways to check LoL server status:

  • Check the official Server Status page: This lets you check the current condition of the game servers. Green icons ensure that things are working as intended. You can also learn about ongoing maintenance or other issues here.
  • Check the Riot client directly: Boot up the client and a banner will inform you of any issues that currently plague the game. Since it’s an online multiplayer title, ensuring a smooth internet connection will help you minimize such errors if they aren’t server-side.
  • Third-party sites like Downdetector: Use these sites to get a quick idea of how many people are affected by a particular problem. Note that these sites run on inputs from users so feel free to drop a ticket if a game isn’t working.
  • Keep tabs on Riot’s social media: The official X (formerly Twitter) Riot Games Support account will share updates on any server status issues or downtime.

That covers if the MOBA from Riot Games is down. If things are back to normal, get back into the game right away. You can check its Mac support out if you’re considering gaming on a Mac.

League of Legends down FAQ

What can you do if League of Legends is down?

Wait for a while for servers to come back online. Alternatively, you can also get up-to-date announcements on the game’s network status by heading to Riot Games’ official channels.

Why is LoL not working even if the server status is green?

It might be an internet issue on your end. If this is the case, we recommend restarting your router to clear the cache and improve internet speed.