Nintendo revealed during their Nintendo Direct
Created by Tencent Games, the massive online battle arena will be the first MOBA that the new Nintendo console will receive. With the typically diverse cast of tanks, healers, assassins, mages, fighters, and plenty of other classes, Arena of Valor will give Nintendo Switch owners their first taste of MOBA battle that’ll only leave them wanting more.
The real-time online battles against other players on the Nintendo Switch version of the game will take place in a couple of different forms depending on how large you want your teams to be. A 5-on-5 option that many MOBA veterans will likely be familiar with will definitely be shipping with the console version, but players can also scale that number back to a 3-on-3 battle instead.
For those that have a grudge with a player who either threw a game or just couldn’t keep to themselves about your playstyle for the previous match, a 1-on-1 mode is also available. It’ll certainly see plenty of use by players looking to hone their skills in solo combat against over 30 heroes that are shipping with the game, but you can expect there to be a whole lot of salt there too as players take on others and settle disputes.
The core gameplay is much like other MOBAs where players take on the enemy heroes and slay their opposing
If the concept of the game sounds strikingly similar to other games like League of Legends, it’s worth noting that Arena of Valor and League are both
Arena of Valor doesn’t yet have a release date, but a beta version is coming to the Nintendo Switch during winter of this year.
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