Riot details the thought process behind League of Legends changes with Champion Balance Framework
Riot game design manager David Capurro gave an in-depth explanation on how the balance team figures out what champions need balancing, how it’s done, and why the Framework even came about in a recent post on the Nexus League of Legends site.
The Framework exists for a few reasons. First, the team wants to be as open with players as possible by revealing the reasoning behind the balancing process. Riot also seems to want more input from players, and the Framework allows for that. Capurro said that the team is aware that it will never be able to see perfectly eye-to-eye with players when making balancing decisions, but that it can be worked on and improved to feel more consistent in patches.
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