Massively Popular Chinese MOBA Arena of Valor Now Available in North America and Europe

Tecent has brought their massively popular MOBA smartphone game Arena of Valor to western audiences.

The game sports over 200 million monthly active users in China, and features five-on-five battles in your typical multiplayer online battle arena style mechanics. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the game’s western launch.

The game has a wide variety of characters inspired by European folklore and mythology and your expected builds, and even random additions like DC Comics’ Batman. Yeah, like the real Batman. It’s worth mentioning a Nintendo Switch port for the game is also planned.

Here’s a rundown on the game:

Experience Arena of Valor, an epic new 5v5 multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) designed by Tencent Games!

Call on your teammates to join you in the jungle! Crush your enemies in classic 5v5 combat in real time! Draw first blood, carry your team, and become legendary in the arena!

Key Features:

  • Classic 5v5 MOBA, Perfected for Mobile
    Traverse a classic three-lane arena filled with nooks and crannies between towers. Watch out for enemies lurking in the brush and uncover secrets that wait in the jungle. Intuitive controls specifically designed for mobile will have you racking up kills with ease and make you an MVP in no time!
  • Growing Number of Legendary Heroes
    Explore and command a roster of over 40 fearless heroes and counting, including a variety of Tanks, Assassins, Mages, Support, Warriors, and Marksmen. Build the perfect team to crush your opponents in battle!
  • The Ultimate MOBA Experience
    First Blood, Double Kill, Triple Kill… all the features that you know and love right at your fingertips. Discover and dominate all the gameplay modes, including 5v5, 3v3, 1v1, and a unique “Hook Wars” mode that will challenge your skills and make you a true champion!
  • Fast Matchmaking & 10-Minute Matches
    Team up with players all around the world in an instant. Carve your way through jungles, lanes, and towers, draw first blood and destroy the enemy Core. Carry your team to victory in less than 10 minutes!
  • Join Your Friends in Fierce Team Battles
    Enjoy fast-paced combat and forge alliances with players around the world. Interact with friends and guild buddies every day using real-time voice chat. Share the load, work together, and fight strategically. Team up with your friends in Tourney Mode and soon you’ll be able to create your own league. Arena of Valor is the new eSport for your mobile devices.
  • Got What It Takes? Free to Play Forever
    In Arena of Valor, it’s all about skill. We strive to create the most riveting and balanced gameplay, so you can turn the tide of battle and vie for glory no matter the odds. Win or lose, every action counts!

You can find Arena of Valor here on Google Play for Android and here on iTunes for iOS.

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