New Netflix trailer for Arcane season 2 teases new heroes, another possible time skip, and Vi's updated costume (2024)

New Netflix trailer for Arcane season 2 teases new heroes, another possible time skip, and Vi's updated costume (1)

Try to manage your emotions, Arcane fans, but we just received another exciting look at the critically-acclaimed Netflix show's second season.

After debuting as part of a new Next on Netflix Animation montage video, Arcane season 2's latest batch of footage – all 12 seconds of it, which were later posted on the animated series' social media accounts – teases a lot for what little was revealed. Indeed, fans – myself included – are already desperately trying to determine what we can from the meager offering we've been given.

Piltover’s finest, on the case. #Arcane pic.twitter.com/p4sm9N7VTdJune 6, 2024

Thankfully, some of the hit Netflix show's newest footage doesn't require too much brainpower to determine what's been shown. Indeed, parts of the teaser show that Vi will be back with her Hextech gauntlets in tow, and that she'll reunite with budding ally (or should that be burgeoning romantic partner?) Caitlyn following Arcane's emotionally stunning season 1 finale. There's also a very brief glimpse of Jinx, Vi's estranged sister/the show's primary antagonist, igniting a flare in the YouTube video but, contrary to what some fans have said, that clip isn't part of one of the best Netflix shows' sophom*ore outing. It's actually from season 1 episode 6, which – spoilers – sees Vi and Jinx reunite for the first time since episode 3's life-altering events.

Anyway, the brand-new footage also reveals that Vi – albeit reluctantly, based on her demeanor/body language – will become part of the Piltover Enforcers, aka the prosperous, technologically-advanced city's police force. She'll be joined by Caitlyn, who was already part of said group in season 1, as well as three new Wardens (more on one of them in a moment). Considering Vi is a citizen of Zaun – the working class undercity that Piltover was built over – I don't think Zaun's populace, Jinx, or Ekko (the latter being one of Vi's childhood friends) will take too kindly to her seemingly turncoat behavior.

Fascinating as all of that is, there's one particularly pertinent question on Arcane fans' minds regarding season 2's new teaser clip – and it's got nothing to do with Vi, Jinx, Caitlyn, or Ekko.

Is that Ren, Marcus' daughter in Arcane season 2's new clip?

One quick glance at the internet later, Arcane viewers – and League of Legends (LoL) fans, on which Arcane is based – are convinced that one of Caitlyn and Vi's fellow Wardens (the one standing on the far left of the group's lineup) is none other than Ren, the daughter of the deceased Enforcer known as Marcus. He was the corrupt Head of Piltover's police force who died in a firelight bomb explosion (one set off by Jinx) in season 1 episode 7.

If this is a grown-up Ren, it's a reveal that presents not one, but two big questions: has Ren followed in her father's footsteps to enact revenge on Jinx for murdering Ren's dad? And, considering Ren was only a child when Marcus died, will Arcane season 2, just like its forebear, feature a time jump?

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Personally, I don't think this is Ren. It's possible that it's her mom instead, which would be more fitting if Arcane season 2 opens in the immediate aftermath of the season 1 finale. A time skip would mean we'd get an aged up Caitlyn and Vi, too – not by much, admittedly, but they certainly wouldn't still look as young as they do in season 1 if its successor moved years into the future.

Netflix, Riot Games (LoL and Arcane's creator), and Fortiche (Arcane's animation studio) are keeping their story plot cards very close to their chest, so we won't get answers to the above until the series' second season debuts on the world's best streaming service. What we do know, however, is that Arcane season 2 will be released sometime in November 2024 and, as voice actor Ella Purnell exclusively told me, season 2 will be an entry that'll "emotionally devastate" fans.

As for other speculation-inducing teases, a recent Arcane season 2 poster indicated a fan-favorite character would return, but not as a hero. Earlier this year, the first Arcane season 2 clip suggested a new LoL villain would debut in the popular show's second installment, too.

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FAQs

Will Season 2 come out of Arcane? ›

The animated series "Arcane" will end with Season 2, set to release in November. Co-creator Christian Linke shared that this season concludes the story they had planned from the start. Despite the end of "Arcane," there are more stories to be told within the "League of Legends" universe.

Will Jinx and Vi be in Arcane Season 2? ›

Arcane season 2 brings an emotional showdown between Vi and Jinx, setting the stage for a heart-wrenching conclusion to their story. The upcoming League of Legends shows emphasize the importance of Vi and Jinx's relationship in Arcane, making their story more crucial than ever.

Is the Arcane series over? ›

There is good news and bad news for “Arcane” fans: The popular Netflix series is ending with this November's upcoming Season 2, but there are “many stories to tell” in the animated world of Riot Games' “League of Legends” and animation studio Fortiche.

Will Arcane ever come back? ›

Summary. Arcane season 2 will be the show's last with a release date set for November 2024. Expect more League of Legends shows after Arcane as creators plan to continue exploring the world of League of Legends.

How old is Jinx in Arcane? ›

Jinx is stated to be 11-12 years old in the first act of Arcane and is estimated to be 17-19 years old in the second and third act of the series. Jinx's official height is 160 cm (5'3).

How old is Vi in Arcane? ›

Vi is stated to be around 14-16 years old during the first act of Arcane and is estimated to be around 20-23 years old during the second and third act.

Why did Vi leave Jinx? ›

Vi abandoning Jinx was a cause, but keep in mind that she was just a kid, Jinx had just killed several of their mutual friends, and Silco and his soldiers were on the way to kill her and Vi. Even then, Vi thought better of leaving Jinx behind about a minute later.

Who does Vi date in Arcane? ›

While the first season of Arcane primarily follows Vi's complicated relationship with Jinx, the showrunners indicated that the show's focus will shift to the developing relationship between Vi and Caitlyn for the second season.

Did Jinx love Vi? ›

Even though Jinx has so many complicated and negative feelings towards her sister, including a bit of hatred, Vi so important and fundamental to Jinx. She loves Vi so much, and sees Vi as the one who made her be the person she has become; the one Jinx actually likes so much now.

Is there LGBT in Arcane? ›

The show took creative liberties with developing an LGBT relationship between two prominent characters from the popular MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena): Caitlyn, the privileged aristocrat from Piltover, and Vi, the rough street rat from Zaun.

Do Jinx and Vi make up? ›

As the flare dies out, Jinx throws it in anger, but then she hears Vi calling her "Powder", and as she turns around, she sees her sister after years being apart from each other. And the both of them hug each other tightly.

What age is Arcane for? ›

Best show i have watched but most likely best for kids 13+

That's me personally but i would say 13+ is what i think is suitable for watching Arcane, It mostly is based of what you think your children can watch. There is one sex scene but doesn't really show anything. there is some swearing but altogether isn't so bad.

How many years does Arcane skip? ›

Overton also mentioned that she and the other writers believe the time jump to be around 6 or 7 years, making the grown up Jinx of Acts Two and Three to be approximately 17 according to Overton, or 16 according to Purnell.

Will there be Arcane season 3? ›

Netflix Drops New 'Arcane' Season 2 Teaser, Confirms There Won't Be A Season 3 But Teased More Stories In Future. We also got a few new first looks of the returning Primetime Emmy Award winning series.

Will Silco return Arcane Season 2? ›

Arcane star Jason Spisak confirmed his character, Silco, will return in the series' highly anticipated Season 2. Spisak revealed he will be reprising his role as the undercity's charismatic crime lord during an interview on the Ikuzo Unscripted podcast.

Why does Arcane take so long? ›

Why is 'Arcane' Season 2 taking so long? Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent explained a few months ago that the studio didn't expect Arcane to succeed, so they didn't make plans for a second season until after the first season was released. “So, I just watched the third episode of Season 2 before my flight to China.

Is there a season 2 of Sisters on Netflix? ›

Despite being relatively popular on Netflix and receiving good review scores in its home country, a second season of the show never surfaced. After being on Netflix for five years, its time on the service is ending. A removal notice is now displayed on the show page around the world.

What should I watch if I liked Arcane? ›

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