There are a whole ton of changes rolling out and getting announced for season 9. This delicate time between the end of season 8 and beginning of season 9 is the chaos we call preseason. It’s pretty hard to keep up with all the huge changes, so we’ve compiled all of our articles about the incoming changes in one place for you.
With huge changes to the ranked season and smaller changes to gameplay coming in, you’re not going to want to fall behind on what’s happening before season 9 starts on Jan. 23. Make sure you read up, especially on the ranked changes, before the season starts. (Seriously, there’s positional ranks and two new tiers and the complete eradication of a division. It’s a lot of stuff that you’re going to be confused about if you get placed into Iron IV.) If the words in those parenthesis confused you, you have catching up to do.