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League of Legends Season 13 anthem arrives with beautiful cinematics cover image

League of Legends Season 13 anthem arrives with beautiful cinematics

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The League of Legends Season 13 anthem has gorgeous art details and arrives alongside the “Make your mark” slogan.

The brand-new League of Legends Season 13 just arrived, and we're taking a look at the cinematic beauty of it. Here are the details for the League of Legends Season 13 anthem.

League of Legends Season 13 anthem video

League of Legends has always created a cinematic anthem to usher in the beginning of the new ranked season, and 2023 is no exception. After the popularity and adoration created for the 2022 anthem, "The Call," there were a lot of expectations for the 2023 season.
A butterfly flying through the rift in the Season 13 anthem (Image via Riot Games)
A butterfly flying through the rift in the Season 13 anthem (Image via Riot Games)
The 2023 anthem is called the "Brink of Infinity," signaling the new season as a chance to break beyond where you have been on the ranked ladder and progress further.

Who does it feature?

Interestingly, the new anthem does not feature any in-game champions or characters. There is a voice over throughout the video, but neither a song nor the suggestion of champions. There are soundbites of Europe’s caster Quickshot calling matches, but no imagery of these matches.
The River and Rift Herald/Baron pit (Image via Riot Games)
The River and Rift Herald/Baron pit (Image via Riot Games)
For many fans, this is going to come as a huge surprise. Many fans speculated about an appearance from Qiyana, Aatrox, and others. However, the art style is as beautiful as ever. The assumed character voice over is powerful when stating, "I will become what I must… because I can," and it's exciting for opening the new season.
The Rift shown in the League of Legends Season 13 anthem (Image via Riot Games)
The Rift shown in the League of Legends Season 13 anthem (Image via Riot Games)

What should you look out for?

The cinematics are breathtaking. Every little detail for each scene was clearly thought about as the imagery moves between scenes from following a small butterfly across aspects of the Rift. These include the red team’s Nexus, the river, and parts of the jungle.
The red team's base (Image via Riot Games)
The red team's base (Image via Riot Games)
So with a lack of champions present, what should you look out for? Well, you can enjoy the art style of Riot Games. The artists clearly put a lot of thought into the smaller details. There is also the slogan at the end to pay attention to. It states, "Make your mark," which is something we have been seeing across socials with the start of the 2023 season.
The slogan in the League of Legends Season 13 anthem (Image via Riot Games)
The slogan in the League of Legends Season 13 anthem (Image via Riot Games)
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Nia Quinn
Nia Quinn
Contributor | Twitter @smolsh0rtie
Nia Quinn is a freelance blogger and esports/gaming writer who first fell into esports through a friend in 2020. She is known online as smolsh0rtie (a name that has a long story behind it) and is an avid fan of League of Legends (across all regions) and Valorant. In her free time she can be found playing video games, drinking boba and squealing about how cute koalas are.