2XKO Reveals Gameplay Trailer for Illaoi

    A new champion arrives to the roster!

    Riot Games unveiled a 2XKO gameplay trailer for Illaoi. Players attending EVO Japan 2024 can look forward to trying the character out in the demo booth. 

    Game designer Caroline Montano (@RiotShyvana) delves deep into Illaoi’s combat in the latest gameplay trailer. Illaoi, the Kraken Priestess, wields a golden totem that summons tentacles that fight alongside her. She hits hard with significant damage and powerful pressure. Players can use Illaoi’s tentacles to keep the pressure on opponents or follow up on combos. Utilize her tentacles and powerful damage to overwhelm your opponents at any distance.

    2XKO Illaoi Gameplay Trailer Dives Into Her Moveset

    Check out the gameplay trailer for Illaoi below, via Riot Games:

    Riot’s new fighting game, 2XKO, is an innovative free-to-play 2D fighter set in the League of Legends universe. It features 2v2 combat where each player controls a pair of characters from the game. It introduces a simplified control scheme with three attack buttons and easy-to-execute special moves, similar to Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising. The game tries to aim for accessibility while maintaining depth for competitive play.

    Additionally, the character roster includes familiar faces like Ahri, Darius, Ekko, and Yasuo, with more expected to be announced. Behind Project L are notable figures from the fighting game community, including Tom and Tony Cannon, founders of the EVO championship series and pioneers of the rollback netcode, GGPO.

    Furthermore, if you would like to learn more about some of 2XKO‘s mechanics, check out our article on the fuse system mechanic.

    Lastly, for those attending EVO Japan 2024, there are more exciting demos for you to experience. The upcoming Hunter x Hunter: Nen x Impact is a 3v3 2D fighting game that will be available as a demo at Bushiroad Games’ demo booth. 

    2XKO will be fully released in 2025 for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.


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