Riot has made the decision to offer the “League Unlocked” feature in League of Legends through its "Campus League Unlocked" program. This program allows schools to apply directly with Riot to have the benefit applied to designated computers on their campus.
What is changing?
The "PlayVS Champion Unlocked" offering for League of Legends will no longer be available. Instead, PlayVS high schools can apply for Riot's "Campus League Unlocked" program, which grants similar benefits to specific campus computers.
How to apply for Campus League Unlocked:
Wait for the application window to open each Fall and Spring.
Apply directly with Riot for the "Campus League Unlocked" program.
Once approved, the benefits will be applied to designated computers at your campus.
Please note that these benefits are granted to specific computers rather than individual accounts.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Q: How do I apply for the Campus League Unlocked program?
A: Wait for the application window to open each Fall and Spring, and apply directly with Riot for the "Campus League Unlocked" program. Once approved, the benefits will be applied to designated computers at your campus. Please note that these benefits are granted to specific computers rather than individual accounts.
Q: When can we apply for the Campus League Unlocked program?
A: Riot Games' Campus League Unlocked Registration Form currently opens bi-annually. The Winter/Spring Registration Form is live and will close on February 14th at 5 PM PT.
Q: How long does the approval process for Campus League Unlocked take?
A: The approval process typically takes 1-2 weeks.
Q: What benefits do we get with Campus League Unlocked?
A: With Campus League Unlocked, players get access to all League of Legends champions, a collection of skins, and an XP boost.
Q: How long do these benefits last?
A: These benefits will last annually. Ahead of the expiration of these benefits, applicants will receive an email from Riot Games to confirm that their Campus is still utilizing Campus League Unlocked.
Q: Are there any restrictions on where we can use the Campus League Unlocked benefits?
A: Yes, the benefit is granted to computers, not accounts. Players can only leverage the benefit on approved computers.
Q: How do we ensure our computers are approved for state championships hosted at our school?
A: For state championships hosted at high schools or colleges, ensure that any new IP addresses or computers being used for the event are approved in advance by submitting an application to Riot. Events hosted at LAN cafes/esports arenas are not eligible for Campus League Unlocked.
Q: How is PlayVS involved with Campus League Unlocked?
A: While the application process, review, and decisions for Campus League Unlocked are handled by Riot, PlayVS is committed to supporting schools throughout the process. We will assist in any areas we can to help your school apply for the program. However, please note that PlayVS does not have any influence over the decision-making process for Campus League Unlocked, as those decisions are made solely by Riot Games.
Q: Are there alternative ways to access League Unlocked?
A: Yes, players who have an Xbox's PC Game Pass subscription can access League Unlocked. Players with a PC Game Pass subscription already have the benefit of an unlocked champion roster in League of Legends. For more information about Xbox Game Pass and League of Legends, visit the official Xbox Game Pass page.
PlayVS will communicate to schools when the application window opens for Campus League Unlocked, so keep an eye out for updates. If you have any questions in the meantime, please don't hesitate to contact our support team, who will gladly assist you.
V 2.0 - 8/16/2023 - Added a callout at the top of the article now that registration for Riot Games' Campus Unlock has opened.