Riot Games has just announced that the upcoming Team Builder feature will be available during select time periods over the next three days. "Team Builder’s coming to PBE today," exclaims Jeffrey "RiotLyte" Lin. "From 1 – 5pm PST over the next three days (Oct. 25th – 27th), select PBE testers will be able to try out this new feature and give us invaluable feedback on its design and functionality."
A complete overhaul of how the current Champion Select system works, Team Builder aims to allow players to collaborate before matchmaking even starts.
What does this mean for players?
- As players, you’ll be able to help us test the feature extremely early in the process, and work directly with developers to evolve the feature over time.
- PBE is a smaller server, so queue times will be longer, and gameplay experiences will not represent a Live server. Matches might be very unbalanced as players of all skill levels will appear in the same match, but our focus is on testing the feature and collecting your feedback.
- Many features will be Work-In-Progress (WIP) or not working in Team Builder, for example:
Currently turned off or incomplete:
Currently, we’re only testing Position Selection and the “Any Role” option
Friend Invites from Friends List
Match Found Ceremony
Dynamic Matchmaking Adjustments
Estimated Wait Times
Riot does not now how often their will be testing for Team Builder as it all depends on the feedback that they get from these tests.
If you're on the Public Beta Environment (PBE) and would like to offer feedback. Riot asks that you post in this thread.