Arena of Valor News
That was quick
The Chinese video game giant Tencent has reportedly given up on its MOBA game Arena of Valor here in the west. Just months after the release of the game on the Switch eShop, the marketing teams located in the US and Europe are believed to have been disbanded. This localised version of Honor of Kings has struggled to compete since it...
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Sitting at the end of a week which has seen two particularly high profile Switch releases, it perhaps comes as no surprise that many members of the NL team are getting stuck into Ubisoft's space extravaganza and FromSoftware's exploration of hellish landscapes. As always, you can check out all of the games...
FIFA 19! Dragon Ball FighterZ! Valkyria Chronicles 4!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: FIFA 19 (Electronic...
FIFA 19, Mega Man 11, Arena of Valor!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch retail: FIFA 19 (Electronic Arts, Fri 28th...
Fight for free
Update: Tencent has now confirmed this date for the west. Original Story: The upcoming MOBA Arena of Valor was already locked in for a September release and now a listing on the Japanese eShop appears to have revealed the exact date the free-to-play title will be ready for battle. It's scheduled to arrive next week on the 25th. At...
Last month, there was a rumour circulating that multiplayer free-to-play titles on the Switch would not be impacted by Nintendo's online service. This followed with the third-party developer Tencent confirming this with its very own game release, Arena of Val
Good news, everyone
Following on from the rumour at the start of the month about free-to-play games not requiring a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, Tencent - the developer behind the upcoming MOBA, Arena of Valor - has confirmed this is in fact true. Speaking to Variety, it revealed its own
Prepare for battle
Following in the footsteps of Fortnite and Paladins, the free-to-play MOBA Arena of Valor will launch on the Switch at some point during the month of September. Here's the confirmation below: Publisher Tencent has led up to the official release with a series of playte
League of Legends, only accessible
Nintendo Switch hasn't even hit the 18-month mark and it's already been acquiring all manner of popular new genres. It's jumped onto the hero shooter bandwagon with the excellent Paladins and ticked the battle royale box so hard with Fortnite it's gone right through the paper and snapped the pen for good measure...
These are our picks, but what are yours?
It's the weekend once more, which means it's definitely time to start turning on your favourite Nintendo console and catch up on some much-needed gaming time. Team Nintendo Life is doing just that, with everything from some Animal Crossing on 3DS to a brand new MOBA on Switch getting a good workout. Feel free...
Prepare for battle!
At the start of the month we found out a closed test for the upcoming MOBA, Arena of Valor, would soon be available to Switch owners in both North America and Europe. Tencent Games has now locked in the exact dates, with the beta running for two weeks from 28th June to 12th July. It's also been revealed participants will re
A MOBA on Switch, you say?
We've known portable MOBA Arena of Valor has been Nintendo Switch bound for some time, and that it's due a beta in the US and the UK, and now we can confirm said closed test will take place shortly for players in both North America and in Europe. You can follow the link in the embedded tweet below to be taken to a short...
Music to slay people by
It might not be a household name in this part of the world, but Honor of Kings is a massive game in China - and it's coming to the Switch under the title Arena of Valor. In July 2017, it was reported that Tencent's MOBA had 80 million daily active players and 200 million monthly active players - which gives you some idea why...
5v5 online battles start in beta this winter
Tencent Games is bringing its free-to-play MOBA Arena of Valor to the Nintendo Switch, it has been revealed during today's Nintendo Direct. The game will receive a beta test this winter, and showcases 5v5 multiplayer online battles. It has previously been available on iOS and Android. Will you be...