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Updating our pricing structure: Learn More
Posted on 01/23/2019 by LoL PH Admin


TLDR:

  • On Feb 26th, we’ll be standardizing content pricing tiers and rarity to match other global regions to simplify the store experience.

  • As part of this update, the Garena Shells to RP conversion rate will be scaled up alongside your existing RP and Orange Essence balances.

  • This means the effective price for most content will change. Some will become more expensive, whilst some, such as Legendary & Ultimate skins, will become cheaper.  Popular items such as Epic skins will maintain their effective price.

  • All players will receive a Mystery Skin, 6300 BE, and a 10 Wins XP boost for helping us through this transition.

  • Players who owned limited/reward skins that will no longer be limited after the update will receive bonus gemstone rewards.   


Hey Everyone,


Starting on February 26th 2019, we’re going to make a big change to our pricing structure in the Philippines server.


We’ll be reorganizing our pricing structure across the board to bring us in line with other global regions. Our hope for making this change is to speed up the process on our end to allow us to improve the quality and timeliness of content to you, as well as to deliver more events. Having a different pricing structure than other regions creates an immense development challenge and affects the accurate delivery of new features to our server and players. But this is a big change, so let’s go into the details.


What are we changing and what does it mean for prices?

From February 26th, 2019:

  1. We’ll be standardizing content pricing tiers and item rarity with other League of Legends regions across the world.

  2. Garena Shells to RP conversion rate will be scaled up by 5.4 to enable this change.

  3. Your existing RP and Orange Essence balances will also be multiplied by 5.4 accordingly.

  4. This means the effective price for most content will change. Some will become more expensive, whilst some, such as Legendary & Ultimate skins, will become cheaper.  Popular items such as Epic skins will actually maintain their effective price.





So if you want items which may increase in price, better grab them before February 26th!


Details on Garena Shells to RP conversion rate and effective price changes can be found on our support site article.


So what about my existing RP and Orange Essence?

All existing RP and Orange Essence in player accounts will be multiplied by 5.4 on February 26th, in line with the change of the Garena Shells to RP conversion rate.


For example:

  • If you had 100 RP, after February 26th, we’ll multiply that by 5.4 and convert it to 540 RP.

  • If you had 103 Orange Essence, after February 26th,  we’ll multiply that by 5.4 and convert it to 557 Orange Essence.


For all your existing RP and Orange Essence rest assured we’ll always round up.


What about content which were in completely different tiers?

To enable standardization, a handful of skins will be changing in tiers and hence RP price.

For example, Blood Moon Evelynn will be adjusted from its current status as an Epic skin to a Superior Skin after February 26th. Meanwhile, Headmistress Fiora will change from being a Deluxe tier skin into a Superior tier skin.

For full details on skin tier changes, please see our support site article.


What does this mean for Champions?

Champion tiers and pricing will be standardized to match other global regions. This leads to several changes:


BE and RP Pricing: There will be minor adjustments to certain BE pricing tiers. For example, the 1300 BE tier will become a 1350 BE tier after February 26th, whilst the 3300 BE tier will adopt a lowered price of 3150 BE. Standardization of champion tiers with global regions will lead to an increase in the effective price and cost of champions..

 

Champion Tiers: Some champions will move between tiers..  For example, Amumu will be reduced to a lower tier and Lucian will be going up one tier.


For details on the new structure for Champion Tiers, please see our support site article.


All players in the region will be affected by this change. We understand this is a big change and this may be confusing - so bear with us! All players will receive 6300 BE, as well as a 10 Wins XP boost to help with champion acquisition. Additionally, we will be crediting all players with a free Mystery Skin for helping us work through this transition. All items will be credited by March 12th 2019.


What if I owned a rare item which will no longer be Limited?

We understand this change does not feel great for those who had limited or exclusive reward items, which will now no longer be classified as limited.


Therefore, for each owned Limited skin that will no longer be classified as limited, players will be granted an additional gemstone, to be credited by March 12th 2019.


For a full list of the affected skins, please visit our support site article.


How about Refunds?

From February 26th onwards, we will no longer be offering refunds for items purchased prior to the pricing structure update. Please process your refunds before February 26th if you want to do so.


If you have any questions, please leave a comment below or reach out to Customer Support.


Again, this change will happen on February 26th, 2019.